Back to Product & Resources listing
Employment and Substance Use Disorders: The Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model
September 4, 2019

This webinar provides an overview of the evidence-based practice known as Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment and its use in developing Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) for individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). 


Louis Kurtz, M.Ed.
Co-Director, Great Lakes MHTTC

Louis Kurtz is currently the Co-Director for the Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC).  He has previously worked for the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities in a variety of roles as well as at Eastern Kentucky University.  

Bob Meyer, MS. ISyE
Technology Transfer Specialist – STR/ORN

Bob Meyer is currently the Technology Transfer Specialist with the STR-TA region covering MN, WI and IL.  Bob was the state trainer for the Wisconsin Individual Placement and Support (IPS) project, a team effort with the Department of Health Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the UW-Madison Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education.  

Webinar Slides: Employment and Substance Use: The IPS Model 

Webinar Transcript: Employment and Substance Use: The IPS Model