Journal Articles

Akabas, S. H., & Gates, L. B. (2009). Connecting trade unions to the community: Promoting employment for individuals with mental health conditions. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 24, 61-75.

Gates, L. B., & Akabas, S. H. (2007). Developing strategies to integrate peer providers into the staff of mental health agencies. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research,34, 293–306.

Akabas, S. H., Gates, L. B., & Oran-Sabia, V. (2006). Work opportunities for rewarding careers: Insights from implementation of a best practice approach toward vocational services for mental health consumers. Journal of Rehabilitation, 72(1), 19-26.

Gates, L. B., Klein, S. W., Akabas, S. H., Myers, R., Schwager, M., & Kaelin‑Kee, J. (2005). Outcomes-based funding for vocational services and employment of people with mental health conditions. Psychiatric Services, 56, 1429-1435.

Gates, L. B., Klein, S. W., Akabas, S. H., Myers, R., Schwager, M., & Kaelin‑Kee, J. (2004). Performance based contracting: Turning vocational policy into jobs. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 31(3), 219-240.

Akabas, S. H., Gates, L., & Zwelling, E. (2001). Have I got a worker for you: Creating employment opportunities for people with psychiatric disability. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 28(4), 319-325.

Akabas, S. H., & Gates, L. (2000). A social work role: Promoting employment equity for people with serious and persistent mental illness. Administration in Social Work, 23, 3/4.

Books and Book Chapters

Gates, L. B., & Akabas, S. H. (in press). Accommodation as a social process. In I. A. Schultz & E. S. Rogers (Eds.), Handbook of Accommodation.

Akabas, S. H., & Gates, L. B. (2006). Older adults and work in the 21st century. In B. Berkman & S. D’Ambruoso (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging (pp. 181-190). New York: Oxford University Press.

Akabas, S. H., & Gates, L. B. (2006). The workplace. In B. Berkman & S. D’Ambruoso (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of social work in health and aging (pp. 499-507). New York: Oxford University Press.

Akabas, S. H., & Kurzman, P. (2005). Work and the workplace: A resource for innovative policy and practice. New York: Columbia University Press.

Akabas, S. H., Gates, L. B., Koball, G., & Imperiali, B. (2003). Promoting effective connections between community mental health care providers and employers. New York: Columbia University Workplace Center.

Akabas, S. H., & Gates, L. B. (2002). The role of employee assistance programs in supporting workers with mental health conditions. New York: Columbia University, Center for Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace.

Akabas, S. H., Gates, L. B., & Bikson, L. (2002). Unions helping workers with mental health conditions: A guide for consumers, providers and union representatives. New York: Columbia University, Center for Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace.

Akabas, S. H. (2001). Work and job jeopardy. In A. Gitterman (Ed.), Social work practice with vulnerable and resilient populations (pp. 841-860). New York: Columbia University Press with Lori Bikson.

Akabas, S. H. (2000). Practice in the world of work: Promise unrealized. In P. A. Mears & C. D. Gervin (Eds.)The handbook of social work direct practice. Thousands Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc