Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation / Edition 1

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Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation / Edition 1

The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation is designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health. It recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. The book promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans. The authors distil relevant evidence from the literature, but the focus is on the clinical setting. Coverage includes the service environment, assessment, maintaining recovery-focussed therapeutic relationships, the role of pharmacotherapy, intensive case management and vocational rehabilitation.

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ISBN-13: 9781405133081
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/20/2007
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert King leads a multidisciplinary Graduate Mental Health programme and Chris Lloyd is Senior Lecturer for the Division of Occupational Therapy, both at the University of Queensland, Australia. Tom Meehan is also affiliated with the University of Queensland and heads a Research Unit at The Park, Centre for Mental Health in Brisbane.

Table of Contents

1. Key Concepts and Definitions.

2. Major Mental Illness and its impact.

3. Lived experience perspectives - Helen Glover.

4. The framework for psychosocial rehabilitation: bringing it into focus - Lindsey G. Oades and Frank P. Deane.

5. Building and maintaining a recovery focused therapeutic relationship - Frank P. Deane and Trevor P. Crowe.

6. Individual assessment and the development of a collaborative rehabilitation plan.

7. Integrating psychosocial rehabilitation and pharmacotherapy - Tom Meehan, Shane McCombes and Terry Stedman.

8. Family psychoeducation.

9. Intensive case management in psychosocial rehabilitation.

10. Community participation - Chris Lloyd and Frank P. Deane.

11. Vocational rehabilitation.

12. Mental illness and substance misuse.

13. Early intervention, relapse prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

14. Service evaluation.

15. The well-being and professional development of the psychosocial rehabilitation practitioner

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"[P]ractical, clearly written, cleanly organised and obviously intended as a practitioner's guide and source book...chapters can be read independently or sequentially redeployed to suit the reader's predilections." Mental Health Practice“[A] valuable aspect of this book lies in its conceptualization of clients with severe mental illness … an excellent clinical guide to psychosocial rehabilitation.”

"I recommend buying this book to anyone who is interested in a recovery approach to psychosocial rehabilitation." British Journal of Occupational Therapy

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