Feasibility Study for Demonstration of Supported Education to Promote Educational Attainment and Employment among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness: Final Report. Acronyms


AA Associate of Arts degree
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BA Bachelor of Arts degree
BCT Behavioral Consultation Team
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CMCS Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CVLT California Verbal Learning Test
DMHAS New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addition Services
DRC Disability Resource Center
EASA Early Assessment and Support Alliance
EDIPPP Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis Program  
ETP Early Treatment Program
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Study Aid
FIPSE Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education grant
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GED General Educational Development
GI Government Issue
GPA Grade Point Average
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ID Identification
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
IEP Individualized Education Plan
IPS Individual Placement and Support
ISSS International Student and Scholar Services
LAC Learning Abroad Center
LEARN Learning Enhancement and Resource Network
MA Master of Arts degree
MSERP Michigan-Supported Education Research Project
NIDRR National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
NIMH HHS National Institute of Mental Health
NREPP National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale
PAWS Pet Away Worry and Stress
PIER Portland Identification and Early Referral program
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
RAISE Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode
RCT Randomized Controlled Trail
RFP Request for Proposal
RTC Research and Training Center
RTE Redirection Through Education program
SAMHSA   HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SCS Student Counseling Services
SE Supported Employment
SEd Supported Education
SEER Supported Education Enhancing Rehabilitation
SMI Serious Mental Illness
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income
UCLA University of California, Los Angeles
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VHA Veterans Health Administration
VR Vocational Rehabilitation
WIOA Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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