The argument that people with psychiatric disabilities cannot work is an empty one, as anecdotal and research data have shown (Bond, 2004). Recently, there has been a plethora of information on evidence based employment strategies, prominently connected with the research on the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model associated with Drake and colleagues at Dartmouth College (Drake, 1998).
Marrone, Joe; Smith, Frank A.; and Foley, Susan, "Research to Practice: Comparison of VR Outcomes for Clients with Mental Illness across System Indicators" (2008). Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion. 5.