Date: Friday, 11th October.
Time: 12pm – 2pm.
Cost: Chamber Members €15 per person, Non-Members €20 per person.
Location: Kilcannon Garden Centre, Old Dublin Rd, Blackstoops, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.
Speaker: Marion Barry & Heather Hadrill from the Wexford Mental Health Association.
Topic: The IPS Model of Supported Employment.
Marion Barry, Employment Specialist Supervisor and Heather Hadrill, Employment Specialist for North Wexford, for the Wexford Mental Health Association, will discuss the IPS Model of Supported Employment.
IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support to support those with mental illness, in their efforts to achieve steady, meaningful employment in mainstream competitive jobs, either part time or full time.
The Employment Specialists are central to the IPS programme and are integrated into the Mental Health Teams to support service users to return to work. Marion and Heather will discuss the principles of the IPS model, what motivates employers to hire IPS clients and how it can be a win-win for both clients and employers.