Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast
April 2002

The purpose of this Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast is to
inform mental health and rehabilitation networks worldwide about the activities and resources produced by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation as well as to disseminate general mental health and rehabilitation news. 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.
Take Time to Register for the Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Skill Development Interventions Seminar — in Boston! The Professional Development Program (PDP) in psychiatric
rehabilitation is offering a five-day training seminar on the Boston University campus beginning June 3rd. This seminar in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skill Development Interventions includes Direct Skills Teaching and Skills Programming and offers practitioners an opportunity to enhance their capabilities to provide psychiatric rehabilitation interventions to consumers in a variety of mental health program settings–residential, educational, vocational, and social. The deadline for registration is May 23rd.

Download Posters and Brochures for the Center’s
National Conference to held in October 2002

With the assistance of our talented graphic design staff, you can now download attractive posters and brochures announcing the Center’s national conference “Innovations in Recovery & Rehabilitation: The Decade of the Person” to be held in Boston in October 2002. Using resources from the webpage below, you can print the poster for your bulletin board, email the brochure to your colleagues, and post a link to your organization’s website.

Self-Determination Workshop to be held in
Chicago on May 31, 2002

Sponsored by the RTC on Psychiatric Disability at the University of Illinois at Chicago, this one-day workshop will address self-management and wellness for people who live with psychiatric disabilities and features nationally known speakers Mary Ellen Copeland and Suzanne Vogel-Scibilia. More detailed information and registration forms are available to print from the UIC National Research and Training Center website:

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