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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Mental Health & Employment

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff, Parents, Community Partners, General Public | Topic: Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Mental Health & Employment
On-Demand format

Presented by Candace Sindoris, LCSW, LSATP, CACIII


Employing young people with mental health issues can be very challenging for the service provider, employee, and the employer. This presentation will focus on some common disorders that impact the success of employment sustainability for these young adults. This training will also provide strategies and resources to improve success in the workplace.  


  • Provide mental health information that may impact young adults' employment sustainability
  • Enable participants to be able to recognize areas of support needs within employment
  • Provide participants suggestions regarding sustaining employer relations
  • Having participants leave with helpful resource for future planning. 

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