Service & Practice


An Empirical Conceptualization of the recovery orientation

2005
Research Based

 

  • An initial approach to measuring and conceptualizing recovery attitudes is proposed in this article, as well as suggestions to help identify interventions that promote the recovery orientation and help to advance recovery attitudes.
  • Resnick, Sandra G., Fontana, Alan, Lehman, Anthony F., & Rosenheck, Robert A. (2005). An Empirical Conceptualization of the recovery orientation. Schizophrenia Research, 75(1). 119-128.

 

Recovering the Self in Schizophrenia: An Integrative Review of Qualitative Studies

2004
Research Based

  • In this paper qualitative research on recovery from schizophrenia is reviewed and a review on how persons’ daily activities and experiences reflect mechanisms of recovery of the self is summarized.
  • David J. Sells, David A Stayner, & Larry Davidson. (2004). Recovering the Self in Schizophrenia: An Integrative Review of Qualitative Studies. Psychiatric Quarterly, 75(1), 87-97.

 

Moving Beyond Illness to Recovery: The Recovery Is For Everyone Grants Program (RIFE)

2004

 

  • The RIFE Grants Program offers funding to individuals in recovery from mental health and substance abuse problems for innovative projects to help them take steps toward achieving their life aspirations.
  • Tracy, Kathlene, Weingarten, Richard, Mattison, Edward, Piselli, Alessandra, et al. (2004). Moving Beyond Illness to Recovery: The Recovery Is For Everyone Grants Program (RIFE). Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 28(2), 129-135.

 

Mental health recovery paradigm: Implications for social work

2002

 

  • This article contends that the values and beliefs of the consumer-survivor recovery movement (not the medical model) offer social workers a more promising perspective from which to practice. Implications for direct practice, administration, policymaking, education, and research are also discussed.
  • Carpenter, J. (2002). Mental health recovery paradigm: Implications for social work. Health and Social Work, 27(2), 86-94.

 

The Recovery Vision as a Service Improvement Guide for Community Mental Health Center Providers

2000

 

  • This article describes how Community Mental Health Centers can facilitate recovery. First person accounts of recovery portray a process which entails developing hope, taking personal responsibility for health, and building a broad sense of self that is not illness-dominated.
  • Torrey, W. C. & Wyzik, P. (2000). The Recovery Vision as a Service Improvement Guide for Community Mental Health Center Providers. Community Mental Health Journal, 36(2), 209-216.