June/July 2009 (vol. 06/1)
Part 3: The role of the case manager in helping those with mental health problems retain their job
The Healthy Minds at Work programme was a partnership of organisations in Wales, working together to help workers experiencing stress, anxiety or depression stay in their jobs. In the third of a series of articles Prof Andy Smith describes a project investigating the role of the case manager.
THERE has been a general recognition that employees with mental health problems are at greater risk of losing their jobs than other employees,. This may reflect several factors, including disempowerment among employees with mental health problems and ignorance of these issues among employers. There has been a lack of systematic, coordinated interventions designed to aid retention in this group, possibly…
Prof Andy Smith is director of the Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology at Cardiff University.
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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2009 (vol. 06/1) pp32-34