Reducing Employers' Stigma by Supported Employment

Wing Hong Hector Tsang, Mandy W.M. Fong, Kelvin M.T. Fung, Patrick W. Corrigan

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781405192491
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2010


  • Discrepancy, individual and environmental barriers - blocking individuals' return to competitive employment
  • Education, replacing stigmatising attitudes with accurate conceptions about illness
  • Employer stigma - Goffman, stigma as mark distinguishing someone as discredited
  • Employment rate, people with mental illness being unacceptably low
  • Potential of SE as stigma reduction tool - effect on reducing employers' stigma
  • Recognition of employment barriers - by people with mental illness
  • Reducing employers' stigma by supported employment
  • Stigma reduction - major concern in psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Supported employment as integrated stigma strategy
  • Work, significant factor of mental health - to rehabilitation and recovery of people with mental illness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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