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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

Abstract

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

Authors

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

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