The  EQOLISE project  compared IPS with other vocational services in six European countries and concluded that:

  • IPS achieves twice the rate of job outcomes for people with severe mental illness versus traditional employment support.
  • IPS clients have reduced relapse and spend fewer days in the hospital.

Mental Health

Rinaldi, M. & Hill, R. (2000) Insufficient Concern: The Experiences, Attitudes and Perceptions of Disabled People and Employers towards Open Employment in one London Borough. Merton MIND

Secker, J., Grove, B. & Seebohm, P. (2001) Challenging barriers to employment, training and education for mental health clients. The client’s perspective. Journal of Mental Health, 10, 395–404.

Mental Health Services Data Set (Jan 2018)

Rinaldi, Perkins et al, Individual placement and support: from research to practice. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment vol 14 (2008)

NICE guidance for psychosis and schizophrenia in adults – Quality statement 5 (Feb 2015)

Bond, G. (2013) Evidence for the Effectiveness of Individual Placement and Support Model of Supported Employment

Hoffmann et al, “Long-Term Effectiveness of Supported Employment: Five-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial” (May 2014): Study of 100 participants in Switzerland over 5 years

Burns, T., White, S., Catty, J. (2008) Individual Placement and Support in Europe: the EQOLISE trial

Bond, G. R., Becker, D. R., & Drake, R. E. (2011). Measurement of Fidelity of Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices: Case Example of the IPS Fidelity Scale

Kim et al (2015). Predictive validity of the Individual Placement and Support fidelity scale (IPS-25): A replication study

Drug and Alcohol Addictions

Public Health England. National Statistics: Substance misuse treatment for adults: statistics 2019 to 2020