#8108. Participants in an Individual Placement and Support (IPS) program are three times more likely to work in regular, competitive jobs than those in other vocational programs.
- conduct interviews and assessments using clients’ personal histories, family networks, and clinical records
- create individualized job search plans and provide support without vocational tests, work samples, or other red tape
- develop an ongoing process for clients to try out jobs in the community
- offer supporting education
- collaborate with other practitioners to plot the best course of action for the individual
- provide ongoing job support for as long as each client wants help
- work with clients with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders