South Carolina Supported Employment Programs

South Carolina

State Policies & Initiatives: 

• “Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidenced-based supported employment best practice model. IPS is collaboration between South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) and South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department (SCVRD). Since 2005 these state agencies have combined resources and personnel to implement the IPS Supported Employment model. The goal of this partnership is to place people with serve mental illness in competitive employment. Through the collaboration of this Supported Employment model, SCVRD and SCDMH are able to provide an integrated and seamless employment service delivery that results in improved employment outcomes for people with severe mental illness.”

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Mental Health
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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