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Thinking Skills for Work (TSW): An Evidence Based Practice to Improve Cognitive and Work Functioning

November 4, 2021 / 1:00 pm
@ OnlineDirections

Join Illume The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence on Thursday, November 4, from 1p.m.-3p.m. (Central)

How Community Support and Employment can work together to improve employment outcomes by improving cognitive skills. 

How do you get better outcomes for your employment programs?

Thinking Skills for Work (TSW) teaches individuals cognitive strategies to improve attention, memory, and problem solving so they can improve their abilities around work life. Through this two-hour webinar you will learn more about this practice and if it could be right for your community support and employment staff to deliver. Behavioral Health professional who attend may apply for up to 2 CEUs.

Drs. McGurk and Mueser developed the “Thinking Skills for Work” Program to address cognitive obstacles to successful employment, and is a multi-component cognitive remediation program combining restorative task practice of cognitive skills and the teaching of self-management strategies designed to optimize cognitive and work functioning in persons receiving vocational rehabilitation services. The results of multiple randomized controlled trials of the Thinking Skills for Work has demonstrated its ability to improve cognition and work outcomes in people with SMI enrolled in supported employment (SE), including those who have failed to respond to IPS-SE, the evidence-based vocational rehabilitation practice.

Please see our CEU Guidelines 

Register in advance for this event here.