Mental Health Care

Supported Employment

Individual Placement and Support

Josselyn’s Individual Placement and Support Program Provides

  • Assistance with job search, networking, and the application process
  • Job coaching and retention
  • Motivation and accountability
  • Resume writing and editing
  • Vocational assessments
  • Mock interviewing

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Individualized Placement and Support Model

Our Employment Specialists use the Individualized Placement and Support Model (IPS).

This is a renowned, evidence-based program that was developed at Dartmouth College and is the subject of over 40 studies. Funding for this program is provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Divisions of Mental Health and Rehabilitation Services.

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IPS Model Principles

  • Open to anyone who wants to work
  • Focus on competitive employment
  • Rapid job search
  • Targeted job development
  • Client preferences guide decisions
  • Individualized long-term supports
  • Integrated with treatment
  • Benefits counseling included

Everyone Who Wants To Work, Deserves To Work

Studies show the benefits of employment include:

Reduced Substance Use

Reduced Mental Health Symptoms

Less Social Isolation

Reduced Health Care Costs

Increased Self-Esteem

Improved Financial Security

Get The Support You Need To Find A Job

Josselyn believes everyone, including those with mental health challenges, should have access to the resources, job coaching, resume and interview assistance, and more to support the pursuit of job opportunities and the transition to employment.

Josselyn Can Help With Your Employment Goals

Get in touch with one of our Employment Specialists to start.

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