Or. Admin. R. 309-019-0275 - Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment Overview
(1) Supported employment is an evidence-based practice for individuals with serious mental illness.
(2) Supported employment is characterized by:
(a) Emphasis on competitive employment;
(b) Every individual interested in work is eligible for services regardless of symptoms, substance use disorders, treatment decisions, or any other issue;
(c) Employment services are integrated with mental health treatment;
(d) Individuals have access to personalized benefits planning;
(e) Job search begins soon after an individual expresses interest in working; and
(f) Client preferences for jobs and preferences for service delivery are honored;
(g) Employment specialists systematically visit employers who are selected based on job seeker preferences to learn about their business needs and hiring preferences;
(h) Job supports are individualized and continue for as long as each worker wants and needs the support.
(3) Supported employment services include but are not limited to:
(a) Job development;
(b) Supervision and job training;
(c) On-the-job visitation;
(d) Consultation with the employer;
(e) Job coaching;
(g) Skills training; and
Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042
Stats Implemented: ORS 430.630
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