What is IPS? Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment is an evidence-based intervention that helps people with severe mental illness work at competitive jobs of their choosing. IPS was developed by a team of practitioners and researchers at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center and the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health and has been shown to help people obtain competitive employment in numerous studies.
What are the characteristics of evidence-based IPS Supported Employment?
- Focus on client strengths and preferences
- Emphasis on competitive employment through systematic job
development and rapid job search
- Promotion of recovery and wellness
- Collaboration with state vocational rehabilitation
- Use of a multidisciplinary team approach
- Provision of individualized and ongoing services including
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