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Citation:  Gary R. Bond, Robert E. Drake, Bond GR, Drake RE (2012). Making the case for IPS supported employment. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 41 (1), 69-73.
Title:  Making the case for IPS supported employment
Authors:  Gary R. Bond, Robert E. Drake, Bond GR, Drake RE
Year:  2012
Journal/Publication:  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research
Publisher: 
Full text:  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10488-012-0444-6   
Peer-reviewed?  Yes
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidence-based practice for helping people with severe mental illness (SMI) gain competitive employment, yet those who could benefit often find it difficult to obtain IPS services.
Purpose:  Summarize the evidence supporting the effectiveness of IPS and the benefits of working, discuss the barriers to implementing IPS in the U.S., and suggest policy changes that could expand its access.

Disabilities served:  Chronic mental illness
Populations served:  Persons with multiple disabilities (e.g., deaf-blindness, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse)
Interventions:  Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment
Supported employment
Outcomes:  Employment acquisition