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

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker


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 vocational rehabilitation. This book 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 future research. This book relates to areas of ... More

Keywords: mental illness, employment, recovery, Individual Placement and Support, IPS model, psychiatric disabilities, community mental health, social services, needs assessment, model development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199734016
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert E. Drake, author
Dartmouth Medical School

Gary R. Bond, author
Dartmouth Medical School

Deborah R. Becker, author
Dartmouth Medical School