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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