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Integrated Employment Institute

Our mission is to achieve career parity for individuals with mental health conditions. We believe employment and education are critical to recovery. We also know that behavioral health providers and post-secondary education faculty and staff need supports and services in place to ensure the success of those recovering from psychiatric conditions. As consultants, we are experienced in providing research-based, cost-effective training and guidance to providers, educators, consumers and service systems so individuals with mental health conditions can flourish in the work environment or the classroom.

About us:

  • More than 20 years of providing career services and training in a variety of settings, including
    housing, ACT teams, psychosocial rehabilitation programs, supported employment programs,
    supported education programs, clubhouses, and post-secondary disability services offices
  • Rutgers School of Health Professions was one of the first schools in the nation to offer degrees
    in psychiatric rehabilitation and classes in Supported Education and Supported Employment
  • Expertise in managing organizational change

We offer:

  • Training in career development for adults, young adults, and transition-age youth
  • Expertise in engaging young adults, educational goal readiness, post-secondary financial aid,
    and post-secondary disability/accessibility services
  • Training relevant staff in post-secondary educational settings in how to ensure academic
    success for students affected by mental health conditions
  • Educating faculty at post-secondary educational settings about the challenges and
    implications of students’ mental health conditions
  • In-person, or live remote training

Contact us to find out how we can assist your organization: IEI_info@shp.rutgers.edu 

Our mission is to achieve career parity for individuals with mental health conditions. We believe employment and education are critical to recovery. We also know that behavioral health care providers need to be confident that supports and services are in place so those recovering from psychiatric conditions can succeed. As consultants, we are experienced in providing research-based, cost-effective training and guidance to providers, educators, consumers and service systems to ensure those with mental health conditions can flourish in the work environment or the classroom.

About us:

  • More than 20 years of providing career services consultation and training in a variety of settings, including housing, ACT teams, psychosocial rehabilitation programs, supported employment programs, supported education programs, and clubhouses
  • Rutgers School of Health Professions was one of the first schools in the nation to offer degrees in psychiatric rehabilitation and classes in Supported Employment and Supported Education
  • Trainers and consultants have a wealth of experience in direct service provision and research
  • Expertise in managing organizational change

We offer:

  • Classroom-based learning supplemented by in-vivo training
  • Train-the-trainer approach to help organizations build capacity to improve employment outcomes
  • Training in areas such as employment goal readiness, job development, marketing, and career advancement/ongoing support

Contact us to find out how we can assist your organization: IEI_info@shp.rutgers.edu 

Prevocational Services Professional Development:  This series is designed for practitioners working in partial care, partial hospitalization or other treatment based settings. The focus is on preparatory activities designed for use with individuals or in a group setting.
Rolling Enrollment

Web-based, pre-recorded

(Link sent via email)

F1:  Work & Recovery

 

Examine the importance of recovery, the relationship of work and recovery, and empowerment strategies that promote work.  Learn information to counter common myths about work and mental illness, and examine the benefits and barriers of returning to work.

APR 28, 2020

10 AM – 4 PM

Live Webinar (Zoom)

A webcam is required.

S9: Teaching Employment Related Skills

Examine how skills groups differ from support and other types of groups (e.g., psycho-education, mutual self-help). Learn group leadership skills for successful employment skills groups as well as the steps for teaching skills in effective and interesting groups.

 

MAY 12, 2020

10 AM – 4 PM

Live Webinar (Zoom)

A webcam is required.

Developing Your Prevocational Curriculum Workshop
Career Services Professional Development:  This series is designed for practitioners/vocational specialists working in community-based settings such as Supported Employment, Supported Education, Supported Housing, or PACT. The focus is on developing strategies to help people work toward individualized employment or educational goals.
APR 21, 2020

9:30 AM – 11:30 PM

April 30, 2020

9:30 AM – 11:30 PM

Must attend both sessions.

Live Webinar (Zoom)

A webcam is required.

Strategies for the Job Seeker & Employment Specialist
MAY 5, 2020

10 AM – 12 PM

Live Webinar (Zoom)

A webcam is required

Enhancing Service Through Concurrent Documentation
June 4, 2020 – 10 am – 11:30 am

Live Webinar (Zoom)

A webcam is required.

Self-Care Among Service Providers during Stressful Events

This webinar is designed to support providers in their adjustment to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty it brings to all our lives and our work. During this workshop, individuals will learn adaptive coping strategies to use during times of social distancing and create an individualized crisis plan. Participants will also have a safe place to discuss and connect with other service providers about their experiences and struggles thus far regarding this pandemic.  During this webinar, participants will:

· Identify and discuss how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives

· Learn how to adjust during this difficult time by using adaptive coping strategies while at home and at work

· Create an individualized crisis plan

There is no fee required for these trainings, however, seating is limited so pre-registration is required.  Registered participants will be notified in advance of any changes or cancellations via email or phone.

Integrated Employment Institute Registration form

  • Please select all of the sessions you are interested in:
  • *These sessions are not part of the Prevocational Services Series.
    There is no fee required for these trainings, however, seating is limited so pre-registration is required. Registered participants will be notified in advance of any changes or cancellations via email or phone.
    Sign in will begin at 9:45am. All trainings will begin promptly at 10am. All in person dates listed above will be on Camden County College, Blackwood Campus, Jefferson Hall, Room 302.

Testimonial:

“We’ve contracted with the IEI for professional development services in supported employment and education support, both for providers and internal staff. The customized, on-the-job, in-vivo technical assistance service was invaluable to sustain the skills needed to produce quality outcomes. Service providers reported learning practical tools and skills to improve performance.”

—Yumiko L. Ikuta, MBA
Director of Rehabilitation Programs
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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