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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). 

Presenters: 

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