9780789019059

Recovery and Wellness: Models of Hope and Empowerment for People with Mental Illness

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789019059

  • ISBN10:

    0789019051

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2002-10-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Learn to harness the process of recovery from mental illness for use in the transformative healing of your OT clients! This informative book for occupational therapists describes the Recovery Model from theoretical and experiential perspectives, and shows how to use it most effectively. It examines the major constructs of the model, describes the recovery process, offers specific OT approaches to support recovery, and provides guidelines for incorporating wellness and recovery principles into mental health services. This unique book you will show you: how recovery--in this case from schizophrenia--can be used as a transformative healing process the challenges and benefits of a dual role as a mental health professional and a consumer of mental health services the story of one occupational therapist's journey of discovery in relation to her own mental illness why treating mental illness as a medical problem can be counterproductive to recovery three different teaching approaches--the executive approach, the therapist approach, and the liberationist approach--and how they lead to dramatically different outcomes the vital relationship between occupational therapy and recovery and wellness--with an enlightening case study how to use the Adult Sensory Profile to evaluate and design interventions for sensory processing preferences a system for monitoring, reducing, and eliminating uncomfortable or dangerous physical symptoms and feelings how to establish partnerships between mental health researchers and persons with psychiatric disabilities

Table of Contents

Introduction: Recovery and Wellness: Models of Hope and Empowerment for People with Mental Illness 1(4)
Catana Brown
PART ONE: CONSUMER/SURVIVOR PERSPECTIVES
Recovery as a Self-Directed Process of Healing and Transformation
5(18)
Patricia E. Deegan
Unique Eyes and Different Windows of Opportunity: The Consumer Provider Perspective
23(20)
Cherie Bledsoe
Where the Rainbow Speaks and Catches the Sun: An Occupational Therapist Discovers Her True Colors
43(16)
Suzette (Susan) Mack
PART TWO: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES
Life Experience is Not a Disease or Why Medicalizing Madness is Counterproductive to Recovery
59(22)
Juli McGruder
Teaching Approaches and Occupational Therapy Psychoeducation
81(16)
Rene Padilla
PART THREE: APPLICATION OF RECOVERY PRINCIPLES
Recovery and Occupational Therapy in the Community Mental Health Setting
97(18)
Jason L. Wollenberg
What is the Best Environment for Me? A Sensory Processing Perspective
115(12)
Catana Brown
Wellness Recovery Action Plan: A System for Monitoring, Reducing and Eliminating Uncomfortable or Dangerous Physical Symptoms and Emotional Feelings
127(24)
Mary Ellen Copeland
Participatory Action Research: A Model for Establishing Partnerships Between Mental Health Researchers and Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities
151(16)
Melisa Rempfer
Jill Knott
Index 167

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