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Table 5 Center scores on each item, mean scores of centers, mean of lowest and highest performing centers, and total fidelity score for each center

From: A structured mixed method process evaluation of a randomized controlled trial of Individual Placement and Support (IPS)

IPS Fidelity Scale (IPS-25) Mean all centers Less performing centers High-performing centers
Center 1 Center 2 Center 4 Mean Center 3 Center 5 Center 6 Mean
Case load size 5.0 5 5 5 5.0 5 5 5 5.0
Exclusively vocational services 4.5 5 5 2 4.0 5 5 5 5.0
Vocational generalists 4.6 4 5 5 4.7 5 4 5 4.5
Integration of IPS with treatment team 3.6 5 2 2 3.0 4 5 4 4.2
IPS team contact with treatment team 2.5 2 3 3 2.7 3 1 3 2.3
State vocational rehabilitation agency is actively involved 4.3 3 5 5 4.3 5 4 4 4.3
IPS team forms a vocational unit 4.8 5 5 4 4.7 5 5 5 4.8
Supervisory role of IPS team leader 3.6 4 3 3 3.3 5 3 4 3.8
Zero exclusion of clients 3.3 3 4 3 3.3 3 3 4 3.3
Agency focus on work 2.6 2 3 3 2.7 3 2 3 2.5
Agency leadership support 3.5 5 4 3 4.0 3 2 4 3.0
Benefits counseling 4.8 4 5 5 4.7 5 5 5 5.0
Disclosure of disability to employers 4.8 5 5 5 5.0 5 4 5 4.5
Individualized assessment 4.7 5 5 5 5.0 4 4 5 4.3
Rapid search 3.7 3 5 3 3.7 3 3 5 3.7
Individualized job search 4.8 5 5 5 5.0 5 4 5 4.7
Job development, frequency 1.8 1 2 1 1.3 3 1 3 2.2
Job development, quality 3.7 2 1 4 2.3 5 5 5 5.0
Occupational diversity 4.6 5 5 5 5.0 4 4 5 4.2
Employer diversity 4.9 5 5 5 5.0 5 5 5 4.8
Competitive jobs 3.6 4 5 1 3.3 5 3 4 3.8
Individualized supports 4.5 4 5 5 4.7 3 5 5 4.3
Time-unlimited supports 4.1 5 5 4 4.7 4 3 4 3.5
Community-based services 1.2 1 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 1.3
Assertive outreach to clients 3.9 5 5 2 4.0 4 3 5 3.8
Total fidelity score   97 103 89   102 89 109