Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disorders and Other Disabilities. Acronyms


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices.

AB Accelerated Benefits
ACA Affordable Care Act
also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
ACO Accountable Care Organization
ACT Assertive Community Treatment
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADL Activity of Daily Living
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
C Control (group)
CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CI Confidence Interval
CMHS   Community Mental Health Services
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DM Disability Management
DMIE Demonstration to Maintain Independence and Employment
DRA Deficit Reduction Act
DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
e.s. Effect Size
EBD Emotional/Behavioral Disturbance
EDIPP Early Detection, Intervention, and Prevention of Psychosis Program  
EHB Essential Health Benefits
EI Early Intervention
EIDP Employment Intervention Demonstration Program
EN Employment Network
FACT Family-Aided Assertive Community Treatment
FE First Episode
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FT Full-Time
GED General Equivalency Diploma
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
HS High School
HWVP Homeless Women Veteran Program
IDA Individual Development Account
IEP Individualized Education Program
IMD Institution for Mental Disease
IPS Individual Placement and Support
LA Los Angeles
LBP Low Back Pain
LR Literature Review
MCS Mental Component Summary
MFP Money Follows the Person
MHPAEA   Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
MHTS Mental Health Treatment Study
MS Multiple Sclerosis
n.s. Not Sigificant
N/A Not Applicable
ND No Data
NSR Non-Systematic Review
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OR Odds Ratio
OS Observational Study
PGAP Progressive Goal Attainment Program
PT Part-Time
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
QALY Quality Adjusted Life Years
QED Quasi-Experimental Design
RAISE Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode
RCT Randomized Controlled Trial
RSA Rehabilitation Services Administration
RTW Return-to-Work
SAMHSA HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SE Supported Employment
SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation
SMI Serious Mental Illness
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SR Systematic Review
SSA U.S. Social Security Administration
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SSN Social Security Number
STETS Structured Training and Employment Transition Services
T Treatment (group)
TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TAY Transition-Age Youth
TCM Targeted Case Management
TETD Transitional Training Employment Demonstration
TIP Transition to Independence Process
TTW Ticket to Work
VA Veterans' Affairs
VR Vocational Rehabilitation
VR&E Vocation Rehabilitation and Employment
WPDM Workplace Disability Management
YTD Youth Transition Demonstration

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