Individual Placement and Support (IPS)

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model of supported employment that helps people living with behavioral health conditions find work and succeed at their chosen job. Clearbrook offers support in all areas of life for an individual with a dual diagnosis. By having the tools needed to succeed in everyday life, individuals chosen to be part of the IPS program are able to thrive in the workplace.

8 principles of ips

Andrew was hired at Heartland Animal Shelter through IPS
  • Competitive Employment
  • Systematic Job Development
  • Rapid Job Search
  • Integrated Services
  • Benefits Planning
  • Zero Seclusion
  • Time-Unlimited Supports
  • Worker Preferences

Staff Positions and Primary Responsibilities

Director of IPS and Job Development –  Oversee the program and employment specialists, communicate with partners

Employment Specialist – Offers support and training to individuals

Where is the program office?

Community Mental Health Center
1895 W. Rohlwing Rd, Suite D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

What are the age requirements to participate in the program?

Participation is open to individuals 18 years of age and older.

Contact Information

If you would like more information about Clearbrook’s Individual Placement and Support, please contact the Director of IPS and Job Development:

Alyson Halberstadt, Director of Community Employment Services