Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New Paradigm by P. Ryan

Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New Paradigm

EditorP. Ryan, S. Ramon, T. Greacen

Hardcover | April 17, 2012

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An exploration of how empowerment, lifelong learning and social inclusion are closely connected to the concept of recovery from mental illness, showing how mental health services in general need to restructure to enable people with the lived experience of mental illness to lead a meaningful life with and beyond the illness.

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PETER RYAN is professor of Mental Health at Middlesex University, UK, and previous to that was Head of Training at the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health. He is Chair of ENTER Mental Health, a European research and training network, and has been a WHO Europe consultant in mental health since 2006. He has published four previous books,...
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Title:Empowerment, Lifelong Learning and Recovery in Mental Health: Towards a New ParadigmFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292852

ISBN - 13:9780230292857

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction; P.Ryan, S.Ramon and T.Greacen
Recovery, Lifelong Learning, Empowerment & Social Inclusion: Is A New Paradigm Emerging?; H.Glover
TREE: Towards Recovery, Empowerment and Experiential Expertise of Users of Psychiatric Services; W.Boevink
Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP); B.Evans and K.Sault
The Role of Mental Health Service Users in Recovery from Professional Stigma; R.W.Surber
Developing Successful Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Services; J.Boardman and G.Shepherd
Designing Policies to Foster the Community Inclusion of People in Recovery; L.Davidson, E.Flanagan, and T.Styron
Employment and Social Inclusion: Implementing the Model and Facing the Reality; J.Schneider
Overcoming Barriers to Empowerment; T.Greacen & E.Jouet
Empowerment: Key Concepts and Evidence Base; A.Baumann, P.Ryan and C.Griffiths
Evaluating Service User Involvement in Mental Health Services; D.C.Keay
Lifelong Learning, Mental Health and Higher Education: A UK Focus; J.Anderson and J.Holmshaw
Lifelong Learning and Wellbeing: The Health Benefits of Lifelong Learning for People With Mental Illness; J.Ogunleye, C.Griffiths, I.Dawson and K.Nyberg
Stakeholders' Lifelong Learning and Organisational Change Experiences in the Context of the EMILIA Project; M.Kaunonen and S.Ramon
'Getting on with Your Life': A User's Experience of Participating in the EMILIA Project; T.K.Nilsen
Service Users' Experiences of Lifelong Learning; I.Nieminen and T.K.Nilsen
Mental Health Service Users as Trainers in the Context of the EMILIA Project; T.Stenfors-Hayes and P.Ryan