IPS Employment Center

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

To learn more about the history of the IPS model, the podcast below is a terrific resource. Click on The Landscape below, where they interviewed Deborah (Debbie) Becker of the IPS Employment Center.


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

Implementing Individual Placement and Support in Rural Communities: Barriers and Strategies – 2022. (Bond, Al-Abdulmunem, Becker, & Drake)

IPS Supported Employment: A Practical Guide – 2022 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.)

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

The IPS Supported Employment Approach to Help Young People with Work and School: A Practitioner’s Guide, 2017 Edition. – (Swanson, Becker, Bond, and Drake.)

Training Videos

The IPS Employment Center hosts a variety of training videos on their website. Here is the link to a few training videos which may be useful to IPS programs.