This funding will be used to train Illinois state agencies and service providers to better meet the needs of people with co-occurring psychiatric and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
In the 'State of the Science Research Meeting on Improving Outcomes for Adolescents and Young Adults Experiencing Serious Mental Health Problem', Dr. Cook spoke about health disparities, Dr. Razzano addressed health literacy, and Ms. Jonikas discussed needs of LGBTQI+ youth.
Sessions focused on innovative models of supported employment, virtual training and education via web portal, and the genesis of EBP in employment services.
On June 9, 2021, Dr. Judith Cook and her team presented their health self-management education project, designed to improve the emotional and physical well-being of Illinois' older adults, at the National Council on Aging’s annual conference, Age+Action.
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The award recognizes a library of health literacy materials developed to promote physical wellness among individuals with serious mental illness. This collaboration between the UIC Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy..