IPS Principles

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

in Individual Placement and Support

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199734016
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199949755 | DOI:

Series: Evidence-Based Practice

IPS Principles

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This chapter describes the principles of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model and the research that helped to establish these principles. The principles are as follows: competitive employment, eligibility based on client choice, integration of rehabilitation and mental health services; attention to client preferences; personalized benefits counseling; rapid job search; systematic job development; and time-unlimited and individualized support. The discussion then turns to the IPS Fidelity Scale, the intensity of IPS services, and employment specialist compentencies.

Keywords: Individual Placement and Support; employment; rehabilitation; mental health services; benefits counseling; job search

Chapter.  5604 words. 

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