Susan A Pickett-Schenk
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Family education and support: just for women only?Susan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60603, USA
Psychiatr Rehabil J 27:131-9. 2003..The ways in which education and support programs may be geared toward helping women cope with their unique caregiving demands, as well as methods to increase the participation of men in these programs, are discussed...
- Changes in caregiving satisfaction and information needs among relatives of adults with mental illness: results of a randomized evaluation of a family-led education interventionSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:545-53. 2006..Education and support from other family members in the form of a structured course is effective in meeting the caregiving needs of relatives of persons with mental illness...
- Consumer empowerment and self-advocacy outcomes in a randomized study of peer-led educationSusan A Pickett
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Community Ment Health J 48:420-30. 2012..Peer-led education interventions may provide participants with the information, skills and support they need to become more actively involved in the treatment decision-making process...
- Early outcomes and lessons learned from a study of the Building Recovery of Individual Dreams and Goals through Education and Support (BRIDGES) program in TennesseeSusan A Pickett
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
Psychiatr Rehabil J 34:96-103. 2010..BRIDGES is a peer-led 8-week course taught by trained instructors who publicly disclose the fact that they are in recovery from mental illness...
- Improving knowledge about mental illness through family-led education: the journey of hopeSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:49-56. 2008..This study examined the effectiveness of a family-led education intervention, the Journey of Hope, in improving participants' knowledge about mental illness and its treatment and decreasing their information needs...
- Family contact and housing stability in a national multi-site cohort of homeless adults with severe mental illnessSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Prim Prev 28:327-39. 2007..Program and policy implications for strengthening family ties as a means to reduce homelessness among this population are discussed...
- Psychological well-being and relationship outcomes in a randomized study of family-led educationSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1043-50. 2006..Family members of adults with mental illness often experience emotional distress and strained relationships...
- Church-based support groups for African American families coping with mental illness: outreach and outcomesSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:173-80. 2002..Respondents' improved knowledge and morale outcomes suggest that church-based support groups may be a valuable coping resource for African American families of persons with mental illness...
- Employment histories of homeless persons with mental illnessSusan A Pickett-Schenk
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Community Ment Health J 38:199-211. 2002..The role of vocational rehabilitation services in removing persons from homelessness and improving their quality of life is discussed...
- Professional-led versus family-led support groups: exploring the differencesS A Pickett
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, IL 60603, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 25:437-45. 1998..Suggestions are provided regarding increased collaboration between professional and family-led support groups...
- Integration of psychiatric and vocational services: a multisite randomized, controlled trial of supported employmentJudith A Cook
UIC Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 104 South Michigan Ave, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:1948-56. 2005..This multisite, randomized implementation effectiveness trial examined the impact of highly integrated psychiatric and vocational rehabilitation services on the likelihood of successful work outcomes...
- Clinical factors associated with employment among people with severe mental illness: findings from the employment intervention demonstration programLisa A Razzano
Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60603, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 193:705-13. 2005..These findings suggest ways that providers can tailor supported employment programs to achieve success with a diverse array of clinical subpopulations...