In this interactive presentation, the Training Director for HYPE (Helping Youth on the Path to Employment) discusses HYPE as a service model that aims to prevent long-term disability in youth and young adults through a strong and early emphasis on higher education and employment. The origins, creation, philosophy, current offerings, and future directions of HYPE was discussed.
Currently the Training Director at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research, Debbie Nicolellis has a keen interest in supporting people with mental health conditions to succeed in work and school and to have productive, meaningful careers. Debbie has a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling with a focus on Supported Employment and Psychiatric Rehabilitation from Boston University and is certified nationally as a Rehabilitation Counselor.
This webinar was co-hosted by the Massachusetts Psychosis Network for Early Treatment (MAPNET, www.mapnet.online)