Achieving Recovery and Attaining Full Employment through the Evidence-Based IPS Supported Employment Approach
Source: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
The umbrella term supported employment includes the services provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance use, and traumatic brain injury to assist those individuals with obtaining and maintaining competitive employment in fully integrated settings while living within the community. This white paper summarizes research findings on supported employment for individuals with SMI and offers best practices.