Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast
January 2002

The purpose of the Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast is to inform mental health and rehabilitation networks worldwide about Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation events and publications, as well as general mental health and rehabilitation news.

The development and dissemination of this eCast is jointly supported by the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education.

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Psychiatric Rehabilitation 2nd edition
The second edition of Psychiatric Rehabilitation authored by Anthony, Cohen, Farkas, and Gagne is now available. Described as “a tour de force in psychiatric rehabilitation-from values through techniques to outcomes, ” this definitive text features hundreds of recent journal articles addressing the latest research studies, advancements in psychiatric rehabilitation technologies, and a vision for the
future. Available direct from the publisher!
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/prj/

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Poster Presentations at International Conference
We welcome submissions for Poster Presentations at the International Conference, “Recovery, Rehabilitation, and the Decade of the Person: Innovations for the New Millennium.” scheduled for October 24-26 in Boston, MA. The conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, the Consumer Organization and Networking Technical Assistance Center, and the Latino Behavioral Health
Institute. Visit our website for registration information, topics,
speakers, and to submit your poster proposal electronically.

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Training for the Future
The latest issue of the Recovery & Rehabilitation newsletter highlights Training for the Future, an intensive employment training program designed to support the journey of recovery through skill and support development in computers, recovery, and wellness.
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/rr/tftf/

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Creating Wellness: Key Concepts for Mental Health
New from the Mental Illness Education Project, Creating Wellness: Key Concepts for Mental Health is a videotaped workshop with Mary Ellen Copeland presenting effective, simple, and non-invasive self-help strategies. Based on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), the videotape is the first in a series that helps people focus on wellness and health rather than illness and disease.
http://www.miepvideos.org/

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