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Recovery and Wellness
By Catana Brown

Recovery and Wellness

Models of Hope and Empowerment for People with Mental Illness

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Recovery and Wellness by Catana Brown

Book Description

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789019059
ISBN-10: 0789019051
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Catana Brown

Occupational Therapy in Mental Health by Catana Brown Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Hardback (October 2010)

Focuses on the important role of occupational therapy in the assessment and treatment of individuals with psychiatric conditions and those whose life circumstances generate significant challenges to their mental health and well-being.

Recovery and Wellness by Catana Brown Recovery and Wellness, Hardback (November 2002)

Appearing simultaneously as Occupational Therapy in Mental Health volume 17, numbers 3-4 (2001), this book for occupational therapists provides theoretical and experiential perspectives on the Recovery Model and describes its effective use. Ten chapters examine the major constructs of the model, outline the recovery process, present specific approa

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