UNC Institute for Best Practices

Training and support for assertive community treatment (ACT), individual placement and support (IPS) and other best practices.

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IPS 101 Training, Hillsborough

July 30 @ 8:30 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm EDT


The Individual Placement and Support (IPS) 101 training formerly called SE Foundations is required by all IPS team members (Team Lead, Employment Specialist, and Employment Peer Mentor) and Assertive Community Treatment team members (Vocational Specialists and Team Leaders).  This training meets the 12-hour service definition requirement for IPS and ACT teams.  

Due to limited availability, this training is currently only available for all IPS team members AND ACT Employment Specialists and Team Leaders. We are respectfully asking no more than 3 staff members per team to register for the training.  If there is space, we will extend the invitation to Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, MCO representatives, behavioral health clinicians, etc.  We will offer additional trainings for other interested parties in the near future.  

The two-day training will be an introduction to the evidence-based practice, incorporating the philosophy, practice principles, and the elements of the practice.  

The training will take place Tuesday, July 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 31st  from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with an hour and fifteen minute lunch break each day (lunch will not be provided).  Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on July 30th and the training will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. The Hillsborough Durham Tech Campus is small, consisting of just one building. Parking is free, and the training will take place on the second floor.

Look forward to seeing you all there!


July 30 @ 8:30 am
July 31 @ 4:00 pm


Durham Tech, Orange County Campus
525 College Park Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States


Institute for Best Practices, UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health