IPS training for Drug & Alcohol services

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) have commissioned Centre for Mental Health to deliver essential training to new IPS services working in drug and alcohol treatment. The agreed courses are:


Doing What Works: Training for Employment Specialists

Delivered live online, this comprehensive course teaches how to support people into work using the IPS model

Who should undertake this course: Employment specialists, lead employment specialists & team leaders

When to undertake this course: Soon after starting the role. Whilst you are waiting for your training date, we recommend you complete the e-learning course and read about IPS via our publication papers.


In-Field Employer Engagement

Delivered face-to-face, this practical training builds on the teachings of “Doing What Works” and focuses specifically on the initial introduction. During this session, delegates will introduce themselves to real employers within your local town, with coaching, guidance and personalised feedback from our experienced trainer.

Who should undertake this course: Employment specialists, lead employment specialists & team leaders

When to undertake this course: Recommended after 2+ months in post, once you have some experience of doing employer engagement.

How to book: Please email courses@centreformentalhealth.org.uk to arrange


Leading for Excellence: Training for IPS Supervisors

Delivered live online, this course teaches how to manage and develop IPS services. We recommend that delegates complete “Doing What Works” training, or have a good understanding of the IPS principles and IPS fidelity model before attending this course.

Who should undertake this course: Lead employment specialists & team leaders,

When to undertake this course: Recommended 1+ months after completing “Doing What Works” training.


 

For more Information, or to enquire about our other courses that have not been commissioned by OHID, please contact:

Zak Palmer
07887422128 
Zak.Palmer@centreformentalhealth.org.uk

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