Abriendo Caminos en Tu Vida: Guia de Preparación para la Rehabilitación Psiquiátrica

Maria Restrepo-Toro, Marianne Farkas, and Laura Diaz

Abriendo Caminos en Tu Vida: Guia de Preparación para la Rehabilitación Psiquiátrica

 

Participant Guide: $5  $2.50

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Instructor Manual: $5   $2.50

(PDF file)

 
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Participant Guide Audience: Recommended for use by Latino consumers, together with a practitioner or family members.

Instructor Manual Audience: Instructions manual is designed to accompany the Spanish rehabilitation readiness guide for people with psychiatric disabilities.


Description

Esta nueva guía esta diseñada para ayudar a los latinos con discapacidades psiquiátricas a determinar su nivel de preparación para empezar servicios de rehabilitación. Esta guía es culturalmente competente pues fue desarrollada en colaboración con consumidores Latinos y sus familiares en Massachusetts y California.

Esta guía es muy sencilla de utilizar. Los consumidores la pueden completar con un consejero o con un familiar. Al final de la guía hay varias actividades concretas que le ayudaran a las personas la preparación de los consumidores para la rehabilitación.

Opening Paths in Your Life: Guide to Prepare for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

This innovative Spanish guide (Opening Paths in Your Life: Guide to Prepare for Psychiatric Rehabilitation) is designed to help Latinos with psychiatric disabilities assess their level of readiness to engage in rehabilitation services. In order to best fit the specific needs of Latinos, this culturally competent guide was developed with the input and feedback from Latino consumers and their families in Massachusetts and California.

At the end of this user-friendly guide, there are concrete activities that will help the individual develop his or her readiness for rehabilitation.

Citation: Restrepo-Toro, M., Farkas, M., & Diaz, L (2005). Abriendo caminos en tu vida:
Guia de preparación para la rehabilitación psiquiátrica.
 Boston: Boston University, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.


Manual de Instrucciones

El manual de instrucciones esta diseñado para acompañar la guía de preparación para la rehabilitación de  personas con discapacidades siquiátricas.   El manual explica detalladamente como ayudarle a la persona a determinar si esta listo para  pensar en rehabilitación.  Los facilitadores pueden ser proveedores de salud mental, usuarios y / o familiares.

Instructions Manual for “Opening Paths in Your Life: Guide to Prepare for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

This instructions manual is designed to accompany the Spanish rehabilitation readiness guide for people with psychiatric disabilities. The Spanish manual explains how to help the person assess their own level of readiness to think about rehabilitation. The facilitators can be mental health providers, consumers, and/or family members.


Product Details

Participant’s Guide

PDF: 26 Pages
Published:
2005
ISBN-13:
978-1-878512-18-5

Instructor’s Manual

PDF: 29 Pages
Published:
 2000
ISBN-13:
 978-1-878512-19-2

Table of Contents

¿Conozco lo que es importante para mí?
¿Quisiera hacer un cambio en este aspecto?
¿Podré lograr este cambio?
¿Me voy a beneficiar si hago este cambio?
¿Creo que mi futuro será mejor?
¿Tendré el apoyo suficiente?
¿Conozco las opciones que hay en mi comunidad?
¿Total puntaje?

Authors


Maria Restrepo-Toro Maria Restrepo-Toro, MS, CPRP, has been working at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation since 1990.  She is a Senior Training Associate and has worked in several research projects and divisions through out the years.  Maria has six years of clinical experience, and in the last five years she has been developing the Latino Initiatives at the Center.  She trains people in the field of vocational psychiatric rehabilitation both nationally and internationally, in both English and Spanish. She develops training materials both in English and Spanish. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator for a Field Initiated project funded by NIDRR. She was a Co-Principal investigator for phase I / II of Community Action Grant for System Changes within Massachusetts. She was responsible for coordinating the implementation of an exemplary practice that will be culturally competent and will meet the rehabilitation and recovery needs of the Latino consumers within the state. Maria strongly believes in the need to empower Latinos with psychiatric disabilities to recover and regain hope, and to gain equal access to rehabilitation services.


Marianne Farkas Marianne Farkas, ScD, is co-principal investigator of the Research and Training Center and director of the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Dr. Farkas has authored or co-authored more than 35 journal articles, 3 textbooks, 11 book chapters, and 6 multimedia training packages. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to the field, including the John Beard Award from the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (formerly IAPSRS).

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