publication . Article . 2016

Integrated care for mental health social inclusion through job placement: Implementing IPS in Spain

Débora Koatz; Pilar Hilarión; Pere Bonet; Rosa Suñol;
Open Access English
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016 Journal: International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) (eissn: 1568-4156, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
Introduction: Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an integrated social, labor and mental health intervention with an important component of evidence for its effectiveness in helping people with severe mental disorders. Its objective is to obtain and maintain competitive jobs, increase social inclusion and quality of life, and while consuming fewer resources. In Europe, IPS model (which began 14 year ago) is currently implemented in four countries which share background with Dartmouth College. This work aims to describe achievements and challenges of IPS implementation in Catalonia, Spain. Back in 2013, the project started with an agreement among three Regi...
free text keywords: supported employment; mental health; ips, Health Policy, Sociology and Political Science, Health(social science), Government, Supported employment, Public relations, business.industry, business, Mental health, Social exclusion, Psychological intervention, Nursing, Health care, Psychology, Integrated care, Mental illness, medicine.disease, medicine
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