Webinar: Health and Recovery Through Work: IPS an Evidence Based Model of Supported Employment

Date
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Access
Open to the Public
Presenter
Catherine Newstead
Organization
BC PSR Advanced Practice
Location
Webinar

Health and Recovery Through Work – Individual Placement and Support (IPS) an Evidence Based Model of Supported Employment

Presenter: Catherine Newstead BCR CVR

Description: The sixth and last webinar of the recovery-oriented psychosocial rehabilitation employment initiative will focus on the evidence based model of supported employment called “Individual Placement and Support” (IPS). While there are a variety of supported employment programs that assist individuals dealing with serious mental illness and often substance abuse challenges, IPS is currently the most robust model. Fidelity and employment outcomes are key.

Session Objectives:

  1. Define and describe the unique qualities and application of IPS Supported Employment
  2. Provide a brief case study for knowledge translation and IPS SE application
  3. Discuss the integrity of fidelity, data collection and ethical reflection
  4. Provide the opportunity for discussion period, questions and answers
  5. Provide follow up information for further information regarding IPS SE

Presenter Info:

Catherine Newstead has worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, implementing the IPS Model of Employment for over 10 years. She has worked specifically with adults ages 18-64, dealing with serious mental illness. Catherine is a member of the Canadian College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals and a graduate of the Community Rehabilitation Program at the University of Calgary. She has mentored and trained staff in the IPS model while advocating and presenting at various psychosocial rehabilitation conferences. 

The BC PSR Advanced Practice is pleased to offer this session that focuses on the evidence based model of supported employment called "Individual Placement and Support" (IPS). While there are a variety of supported employment programs that assist individuals dealing with serious mental illness and often substance abuse challenges, IPS is currently the most robust model.