IPS training for employment specialists

The Centre runs a variety of training courses which benefit IPS employment specialists, clinical teams, vocational team leaders and vocational managers. These include: working in an IPS service, UK welfare benefits (in relation to work), employer engagement and motivational interviewing. Click here for current course dates.

Centre for Mental Health courses include:

  • Motivational Interviewing: Teaches practical techniques for helping people into employment through reducing internal barriers and negative attitudes, improving confidence and helping them to access their own resources
  • Doing what works: Implementing a successful IPS service: Trains employment specialists to use IPS principles to increase paid job outcomes for people with mental health conditions
  • Engaging with employers: Develops employer networking skills and your 'employer engagement toolkit'
  • Understanding the changing UK benefits system: Determing relevant benefits and return to work incentives for service users, permitted work, and calculating eligibility. (In-house only)

IPS training for team leaders and managers?

If you are considering or starting a new employment or IPS service, we can work with your senior team to introduce them to IPS, the IPS Fidelity Scale and implementing an IPS service.

Got several people to train?

Get an in-house course at your office / venue

All of our courses can take place at your venue. This is more cost-effective for larger groups with the added benefit that the courses can be tailored to your organisation's requirements. You provide the venue and refreshments; we provide the trainers and materials.

For more information please contact:

Jeana Hodges
Tel: 07887 422128
Email: courses@centreformentalhealth.org.uk