OSECE Technical Assistance Calls

OSECE offers a monthly technical assistance call for IPS providers, which is typically held on the third Thursday of every month at 3:00 p.m. PST.  Calls are recorded and available below.

Previous Calls:

  • January 2017
    Topic:  Wellness
    Presenter:  Joan Keenen, Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

  • December 2016
    Topic: 2016 Year in Review
    Presenter: OSECE Team

  • October 2016
    Topic: Updated IPS Fidelity Manual
    Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

  • July 2016
    Topic: Employed Persons with Disability Program
    Presenter: Jeff Stell, DHS

  • April 2016
    Topic: Apprenticeship / Internship Programs
    Presenter: Steve Simms, Oregon Apprenticeship and Training Division

  • January 2016
    Topic:  Recently Enacted House Bills – “Ban the Box” and “Setting Aside Judgment of ‘Guilty Except for Insanity'”
    Presenter:  Ted Wenk, Disability Rights Oregon

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  • December 2015
    Topic: Supported Education and Year End News
    Presenter: Wendy Chavez, Oregon Health Authority

  • November 2015
    Topic:  Managing your Online Profile
    Presenter:  Justin Tauscher, Dartmouth College

  • November 2015
    Topic:  How to Provide Job Coaching and On the Job Training
    Presenters:  Tammy Guest, OSECE, and Central City Concern

  • October 2015
    Topic:  Managing your Online Profile
    Presenter:  Justin Tauscher, Dartmouth College

  • June 2015
    Topic:  Section 503 of the Rehabilitation ACT
    Presenters: Benjamin Van Vleet and Aleksandra Snyder, Compliance Officers with the US Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

The IPS Employment Center at the Rockville Institute

The IPS Employment Center website hosts a comprehensive reference library. A wealth of materials are available for your use. We encourage you to become familiar with this great resource. Links to some of the commonly used tools of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of Supported Employment found on the IPS Employment Center website are included here for convenient access.
To access the latest Supported Employment Fidelity Review Manual, please click here.



The IPS Employment Center currently offers three online training courses.

IPS Practitioner Skills
IPS Supervisor Skills
IPS Leadership Training



There are several IPS publications which can be ordered from The IPS Employment Center website, including:

IPS Supported Employment: A Practical Guide – 2013 Edition. (Swanson, S.J., Becker, D.R.)

Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment – 2012.  (Drake, R.E., Bond, G.R. and Becker, D.R.) 

A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness – 2003 Edition. (Becker, D.R., Drake, D.E.)

Supported Employment: Applying the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model to Help Clients Compete in the Workforce – 2011. Sarah J Swanson and Deborah R. Becker.

IPS Supported Employment Program Implementation Guide, 2015 Edition. – (Swanson, S.J., Becker, D.R.)


Supported Employment Technology

The Center for Supported Employment Technology (CSET) at Dartmouth College is a Development Center funded by the Department of Education, National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Comprised of an interdisciplinary team of leaders in Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment and technology, CSET aims to lead transformations in the delivery of IPS supported employment using emerging technology.

CSET staff complete formal research activities for Job Development Tool Implementation Trial


Training Videos

The IPS Employment Center hosts a variety of training videos on their website. Below are a few training videos which may be useful to IPS programs.

IPS Supported Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation: A Discussion
Strategies to Help Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders
3 Faces 3 Lives
Role of the Psychiatrist in Supported Employment

Data Reporting

In Oregon, IPS Supported Employment outcomes are collected by programs on a quarterly basis.

To understand more about outcome reporting, please click here to view AMH’s 2014 presentation on quarterly reports.

To view a list of questions and answers about reporting, please click here.

The report form for the IPS Employment Center outcomes can be downloaded here.

The Oregon New Investment reporting form can be downloaded here.