Employment

We believe that individuals should be supported to develop their own plans to achieve their career goals, that everyone has the right to pursue employment in the field of his or her choosing, and that meaningful employment is an important part of mental health recovery.  

 

Employment focus areas include:

  • Peer delivered employment services
  • Person directed career planning
  • Workplace accommodations
  • Partnering with community resources
  • Career research and resume building

How to Navigate Employment Resources

This Peer Employment website contains hundreds of easy to navigate employment-related resources, articles, tools, and links. It is a comprehensive resource designed specifically  with the following groups in mind.

1. People who experience mental health challenges.

2. Individuals who support people who experience mental health challenges.

 

Below are some helpful Fact Sheets and links to get you or those you support on their way to fulfilling their career goals!

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Peers Seeking Employment

Peers Providing Employment Support


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Addressing a Legal History
Addressing Legal History.10.3.12.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 204.6 KB
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How to Write a Resume
How.to.Write.a.Resume.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 20.5 KB
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Disclosing to Employers
Tip.Sheet.Disclosure.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 82.0 KB
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Reasonable Accommodations
Reasonable.Accommodations.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 108.9 KB
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Using Lived Experience as Assets Toward Employment
Lived Experience Tip Sheet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 81.0 KB
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Our Core Beliefs
Peerlink Printable Fact Sheet Our Core B
Adobe Acrobat Document 230.6 KB
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Peer Delivered Employment Supports
Peer-Delivered+Employment+Supports+and+S
Adobe Acrobat Document 140.3 KB
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EMPLOYMENT AND CAREERS IN YOUNG ADULTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES
Part III Employment.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 371.2 KB
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Being Aware of Privilege: Why Understanding Privilege is Vital in Peer Support
Privilege Tip Sheet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 88.6 KB


Employment-Related Links