NCSET Issue Brief: The Emergence of Psychiatric Disabilities in Postsecondary Education

Part of the NCSET Issue Brief series.
Author(s)
Michael N Sharpe, Brett D Bruininks, Barbara A Blacklock, Betty Benson, Donna M Johnson

Description

A brief describing the issue of the unprecedented and growing number of postsecondary students who report psychiatric disabilities. The publication provides an outline of the primary barriers such students face in completing postsecondary education. The brief also offers strategies for postsecondary professionals, recommendations, and further resources.

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Details

Date
September 2004 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 3, Number 1
Publisher
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Topics

  • Employment and postsecondary education
    • Postsecondary education
    • Specific disability
      • Mental health and/or chemical dependency
      • Specific life stage
        • Adolescents and young adults