Manual of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Manual of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Edited by Robert King , Edited by Chris Lloyd , Edited by Tom Meehan , Edited by Frank P. Deane , Edited by David Kavanagh


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Psychosocial Rehabilitation is a comprehensive ready-reference for mental health practitioners and students, providingpractical advice on the full range of interventions forpsychosocial rehabilitation. It contextualises the interventionsdescribed and provides pointers to enable the reader to explore thetheory and research. This manual recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illnessand its ramifications on daily life, and promotes a recovery modelof psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians toengage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans. The book isdivided into five key sections. Section 1 looks at assessment covering tools available in thepublic domain, instruments, scoring systems, norms and applicationsfor diagnosis and measurement of symptoms, cognitive functioning,impairment and recovery. Section 2 covers the full range of therapeutic interventions andoffers advice on training and supervision requirements andevaluation of process, impact and outcome. Section 3 provides manuals and programs for interventionseffectively provided as group activities. Section 4 explains how to design a full programme thatintegrates therapeutic interventions with group programmes as wellas services provided by other agencies. The final section looks at peer support and self help, providingmanuals and resources that support programmes and interventions notrequiring professional or practitioner direction.

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 14mm | 399.16g
  • 22 Oct 2012
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • 1444333976
  • 9781444333978
  • 405,070

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Robert King, Professor of Psychology and Counselling, QueenslandUniversity of Technology, Australia. Chris Lloyd, Principal Research Fellow for the Gold Coast HealthService District, Senior Research Fellow for the Behavioural Basisof Health, Griffith University, Australia. Tom Meehan, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry,University of Queensland, Director of Service Evaluation andResearch at the Park, Centre for Mental Health. Frank Deane, Professor of Psychology, Director of the ClinicalPsychology programs, Director of the Illawarra Institute for MentalHealth, University of Wollongong, Australia David Kavanagh, Research Professor at the Institute of Health& Biomedical Innovation and School of Psychology andCounselling, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

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"In summary an interesting, thought-provoking read, well worthhaving in the departmental library." (OccupationalMedicine, 30 May 2013)

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