Mental Health Conditions

Research: Balancing Work and Family Even More Challenging for Parents of Children with Behavioral Health Concerns

August 22, 2018 | Emily Taylor

The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) recently highlighted a research article, “Employed parents of children receiving mental health services: Caregiver strain and work–life integration,” published in the journal Families in Society. Researchers at the RTC for Pathways to Positive Futures looked at previous study data based on caregiver interviews from families of children and teens receiving behavioral health treatment. Along with missed work days related to their children’s behavioral health needs, researchers also evaluated the impact of caregiver strain on employment.

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