Working with mental health problems: clients’ experiences of IPS, vocational rehabilitation and employment

@article{Koletsi2009WorkingWM,
  title={Working with mental health problems: clients’ experiences of IPS, vocational rehabilitation and employment},
  author={Marsha Koletsi and Astrid Niersman and Jooske T. van Busschbach and Jocelyn Catty and Thomas Becker and Tom Burns and Angelo Fioritti and Rana Kalkan and Christoph Lauber and Wulf R{\"o}ssler and Toma Tomov and Durk Wiersma},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={961-970}
}
Although the effectiveness of individual placement and support (IPS) has been well established, little is known about clients’ perceptions of the model compared to usual vocational rehabilitation, nor about their experiences of searching for and returning to work with this kind of support. This qualitative study aimed to explore clients’ views of the difficulties of obtaining and maintaining employment, their experiences of the support received from their IPS or Vocational Service workers and… CONTINUE READING