Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New Paradigm

Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New Paradigm


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Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New Paradigm by P. Ryan

An exploration of how empowerment, lifelong learning and social inclusion are closely connected to the concept of recovery from mental illness, showing how mental health services in general need to restructure to enable people with the lived experience of mental illness to lead a meaningful life with and beyond the illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230292857
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

JILL ANDERSON Senior Project Development Officer for the Mental Health in Higher Education project ww.mhhe.heacademy.ac.uk and is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Cumbria, UK
ANJA ESTHER BAUMANN Technical Officer for Mental Health at the WHO Regional Office for Europe
WILMA BOEVINK Social scientist and an active member of the Dutch user movement in psychiatry. She is professor of Recovery at Hanze University Groningen, the Netherlands
JED BOARDMAN Chair of the General and Community Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London, UK
DAVID CREPAZ-KEAY User and Advisor for the Mental Health Foundation in London, UK
LARRY DAVIDSON Professor of Psychology at the University of Yale, Department of Psychiatry, USA
IAN DAWSON Researcher and work package leader for dissemination in the EMILIA project
BARBARA EVANS Trained as a social worker and currently works for Hampshire County Council (UK) as a Workforce Development Advisor for Mental Health, UK
ELIZABETH FLANAGAN Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, USA
HELEN GLOVER Social worker in the UK
CHRIS GRIFFITHS has worked on two Europe wide European Union funded mental health projects
JANET HOLMSHAW Senior Lecturer in mental health at Middlesex University, UK
EMMANUELLE JOUET Specialist in educational sciences and researcher for the Emilia project at the Maison Blanche Research Unit in Paris, France
MARJA KAUNONEN Adjunct Professor at the University of Tampere, Finland, Department of Nursing Science in the EMILIA Project
IRJA NIEMINEN has worked as a researcher in the EMILIA project. Currently she is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Finland
TORILL KLEVAN NILSEN Member of Mental Health, a user organization in Norway
JAMES OGUNLEYE serves on the European Commission's Panel of Experts projects scrutineer/reviewer on Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013
KATE SAULT is WRAP Co-ordinator, a role she developed within the Southern Health Trust
JUSTINE SCHNEIDER Social researcher and social worker. She is currently professor of mental health and social care at the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, UK
GEOFF SHEPHERD Policy Advisor to the employment programme team at SCMH and is currently involved in the project run by an independent sector provider (Richmond Fellowship Employment and Training) to evaluate the impact of 'employment specialists' in primary care
TERESE STENFORS-HAYES Specialist in the field of medical education and is currently employed as a researcher at the University of British Columbia, Canada
THOMAS STYRON Clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, USA
ROBERT SURBER, MSSW, Clinical Professor with the University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, and Principal of Robert Surber Consultation in Behavioral Health, located in San Francisco, California, and Keaau Hawaii, USA

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