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Support for IPS Service Recipients

Wellness/Therapeutic Apps and Other Online Resources

Describe any specific applications (apps) or other online resources you have helped clients access and use.

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Helping Individual Access Food, Toilet Paper, Soap

We are all scrambling to locate some essentials (or find creative work around to essentials) - how have you helped people access the basics to get by?

Toilet Paper
Apr 24, 2020 13:42:55 GMT
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Hand Washing, Hygiene, Disinfecting

We have all been more aware of the need to step up our handwashing, hygiene, disinfecting practices - how have you helped clients also improve upon these practices?

Cleaning Common Household Surfaces
Mar 30, 2020 12:38:04 GMT
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Technology Access

As providers shift to providing more support via telehealth and phone contacts, the receivers (clients) need to have access to the technology to participate. Please share steps taken to assist clients in being able to participate in telehealth/phone contacts.

HHS Telehealth Software
Mar 29, 2020 16:21:23 GMT
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Job Seeking Supports

Typically employer contacts are made in person. How are you making employer contacts during a shelter in place or social distancing mandate?

Places that are hiring now
Mar 29, 2020 16:47:40 GMT
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Job Retention Supports

What supports are you providing to help people maintain their job during Covid-19?

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Unemployment Resources

Describe the ways you are helping IPS individuals navigate through applying for unemployment benefits.

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Education Supports

For those clients who are enrolled in school, what activities and supports have been offered (e.g., switching to online coursework)?

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Integration with Mental Health

What ways are you collaborating and coordinating employment services with mental health clinicians? How have mental health supports changed?

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Collaboration with Vocational Rehabilitation

What ways are you collaborating and coordinating employment services with Vocational Rehabilitation?

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Addressing Client Safety

Aside from the risk of infection, some individuals served by IPS may be of higher risk all together secondary to psychiatric symptoms, substance use, environmental factors (neighborhood, fellow cohabitants). Any steps the team has taken to help address other safety concerns?

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Engagement of Natural Supports

Describe any strategic outreach and engagement with natural supports who can provide direct support to clients during this pandemic.

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Leisure/Hobby/Social Connections

Folks we serve were already at risk of boredom, isolation, and alienation. With "shelter in place," "social distancing" and other directions -- what are you doing to help people address boredom and isolation?

SAMHSA Social Distancing
Mar 29, 2020 16:42:24 GMT
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Supervised Residential and Homelessness

Delivering IPS while in a pandemic will likely be different for those in supervised residential settings, as well as those who are homeless. This board is intended to capture topics relevant to these two groups.

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Support for IPS Team Staff

Use of Telehealth

Please describe the ways in which you have moved to using telehealth and phone-based contacts.

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Field-Based Staff

What strategies are being used for staff deployed into the field to help protect against infection and spread?

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Home-bound staff responsibilities

For staff who are home bound (e.g., high risk or under quarantine), please describe the expectations of them - how are they spending their day (shift)?

IPS Team Activities
Mar 27, 2020 14:20:25 GMT
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Modifications to Vocational Unit Meeting

In what ways have you adjusted how you are conducting weekly vocational unit meetings? (e.g., focus of meetings; nature of the meetings (completely virtual)?

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Funding and Reimbursement

In what ways has there been modifications to how teams are funded, or reimbursed, in light of the pandemic implications on practice modifications?

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Relaxation of Policies

Any modifications to current state/local policies or regulations to help IPS teams get through this unusual time?

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Enrollment and Service Authorizations

Any changes in the expectations around how IPS teams are addressing new referrals and intakes during COVID-19? Any changes to the service authorization process?

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Info and Updates: Federal Resources

Links to Federal COVID-19 Response Guideline

Links to carefully vetted websites and sources speaking to protocols around physical distancing, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), indications and symptoms of COVID-19, and recommended responses.

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Reliable Federal Sources of Information and Resources

Please include carefully-vetted sources for COVID-19 related information, and also broader resources for housing, free wi-fi, etc.

SMI Adviser
Mar 30, 2020 19:02:14 GMT
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Info and Updates: State and Local Resources

State or Local Resources

Create your own local thread to share information for your specific State, Region, County!

Community Care of NC
Apr 8, 2020 0:14:39 GMT
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Peer Support/Warm Lines operating in area

We are seeing an expansion in warm lines and peer support coming up in some areas --- share here if you learn of any *for your area*

NC Peer Warm Line
Mar 27, 2020 14:01:57 GMT
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IPS Fidelity and Covid-19 Pandemic

IPS Fidelity Monitoring and Considerations

Fidelity monitoring is of best practice IPS in non-pandemic times. This will be area to discuss fidelity monitoring implications.

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Words of Encouragement

Place to Express Appreciation, Gratitude, Encouragement, etc.

This was hard work before a pandemic, and now it just got harder. What were we taking for granted? What do we appreciate even more? Share your thoughts - including encouragement for all in this fight!

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