Call for Papers: Special Issue on Empowerment through Supported Education and Supported Employment

Guest Editors:

Nagesh Pai, Professor of Psychiatry, Graduate Medicine, University of Wollongong, Australia. E-mail:

David Castle, Professor at University of Melbourne & Head of St Vincent's health, Australia. E-mail:

Frances Dark, Australian Authority on Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Director at Brisbane- Metro North, Australia. E-mail:

This special issue will bring together scientific articles and reports on the theme of Empowerment of persons with mental health issues or disabilities through Supported Education and Supported Employment. The articles should be based on research or reviews focusing on persons with long standing mental health challenges, disabilities and illnesses, their caregivers or professionals involved in the care of persons with mental health problems. The focus should preferably be on recovery or psychosocial rehabilitation, quality of life, assessments of disabilities, and related topics.

We are inviting articles addressing the above themes. The articles may be regular or brief reports of original research, case discussions, commentaries and controversies, narrative or systematic reviews, book reviews, review of rehabilitation facilities & services or user perspective articles.

For instructions to authors, see

All submissions will go through peer review organised by the Guest Editors or the Editors-in Chief.

Deadline for submission: May 15, 2021