IPS Supportive Employment Program

What Is IPS?

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidence-based practice supported by Dartmouth University. NAMI’s IPS adherence to best practice guidelines has made NAMI a leader in the field of employment for people with severe mental illness.

A NAMI Employment Specialist will work with you to come up with a career plan focused on your personal goals and preferences. The focus is on finding a balance between employment and your own recovery goals.

What Will You Gain?

Employment Specialist will work with CANDIDATES to come up with a career plan focused on their personal goals and preferences. Through coaching, mock interviews, resume development, and on-the-job support, an Employment Specialist is there to help foster strong employer-employee relationships.

NAMI Employment Specialist will provide their services to EMPLOYERS at no cost. The skills of each candidate is matched with the unique needs of your company. Our goal is to minimize turnover and increase productivity with our dedicated, motivated, and reliable applicants. Our Employment Specialist will continue to support you and your new hire. We also connect employers with resources that offer business tax credits for those who employ persons with disabilities.

What Are People Saying?

“It is about giving you the confidence to get the job and the tools you need to live your life.”

“Everybody there really taught you that you were worth something. It started building up my confidence. That Job Club gave me a really good sense of who I am and what I am. It gave me my confidence back.”

Contact our Employment Specialist Today!

Or join us at the NAMI Drop-in Center for the IPS Workshop on the 1st Thursday of every month from 3pm – 4pm