Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Paperback | October 11, 2012

byRobert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, Deborah R. Becker

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Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment has emerged as the prominent evidence-based approach to vocationalrehabilitation. This comprehensive monograph synthesizes the research and experience on IPS supported employment: historical context, core principles, effectiveness, long-term outcomes, non-vocational outcomes, cost-effectiveness, generalizability, fidelity, implementation, policy, and futureresearch. A collaboration of the top researchers in the area, this book will have broad appeal to professionals and researchers working with populations with psychiatric disabilities and in community mental health and social service settings. In tracing the evolution of IPS, readers are equipped with anelegant example of the transition from needs assessment, to model development, to testing, and to dissemination.

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Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment has emerged as the prominent evidence-based approach to vocationalrehabilitation. This comprehensive monograph synthesi...

Robert E. Drake, MD, PhD, is the Andrew Thomson Professor of Psychiatry and Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and the Director of the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center. Gary R. Bond, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School and Senior Researcher at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Cent...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:October 11, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199734011

ISBN - 13:9780199734016

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PrefaceSection I. Background and Concepts1. Introduction2. Evolution of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services in the U.S.3. Origins of Individual Placement and SupportSection II. Research on IPS Supported Employment4. IPS Principles5. Employment Outcomes6. Non-vocational Outcomes7. Economic Outcomes8. Generalizability of IPS9. Methodological ConsiderationsSection III. Implementation, Limitations, Future Directions, and Conclusions10. Implementing IPS11. Limitations and Future Research12. Policy RecommendationsAppendix: SE Fidelity ScaleReferencesIndex