Project Title: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) for Recovery and Recovery-Oriented Psychiatric Rehabilitation for Persons with Long-Term Mental Illness 2004–2009


E. Sally Rogers, Sc.D.
Co-Principal Investigator | see profile

Marianne Farkas, Sc.D.
Co-Principal Investigator | see profile


The RRTC is divided into two components: Training, Dissemination and Technical Assistance Program and the Research Program. Click here to view the RRTC Research program.


Training, Dissemination & Technical Assistance (TDTA) Program Mission

The mission of the TDTA program of this Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) is to increase the use of new knowledge and technology in the areas of recovery and recovery–oriented psychiatric rehabilitation by an increasing number of consumers, family members, practitioners, service providers, researchers, policy makers and others and their organizations in order to better assist people with serious psychiatric disabilities in achieving their goals.


Areas of Concentration

The priorities set forth by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Center for Mental Health Services (1) in the Federal Register directed this RRTC toward discovering the concepts and dimensions of recovery and the various factors that inhibit and facilitate recovery from long-term mental illness. RRTC Training projects are organized into three main areas:

1. Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (2004). Federal Register, 69(112), pg 32796. Retrieved from: