Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

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Interview with Frank King, the Mental Health Comedian

Recently, OSECE interviewed Frank King, the Mental Health Comedian, about his experiences with suicidality, coping skills, and how to manage mental health during COVID-19. Frank King is a suicide prevention and postvention speaker, author and corporate comedian. He was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years and has been featured on CNN’s Business Unusual. Frank is co-author of a book on men’s mental fitness, Guts, Grit, and the Grind. He co-hosts a podcast, The Suicide Prevention Punchline.

You can check out our interview HERE.


Technical Assistance Requests

If you are a qualified or provisionally qualified IPS provider in Oregon you may request technical assistance using the link above.

Technical Assistance Course Descriptions


Job Development – 3 Visits Model
Advanced Job Development
Benefits Planning 101
Work Incentives Application
Job Search Planning
Follow Along Support Planning
IPS Supported Employment 101
Supported Education 101
Job Coaching
How To Manage Your IPS Caseload
Supervisor Training incl. Data Tracking
Fidelity Action Plan Consultation
Strategies for Engagement
The Vocational Profile & Disclosure
IPS & Justice System Involvement
IPS & Self Employment
IPS & ACT Fidelity Crosswalk
Wellness Plans for Work
Integration of Peers on IPS Teams
Program Data Analysis
General Consultation, Brainstorming, and Discussion