3364.0 Resilience and recovery from mental illness

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
This session addresses resilience and recovery in the experience of mental illness. It addresses measurement of well-being, patterns and determinants of recovery, teaching resilience and the importance of community organization. It concludes with a presentation on the role of portraiture in society’s conception of mental illness and belief in recovery.
Session Objectives: Discuss the relative value of a multidimensional well-being measure as compared to the more usual single-dimensional measure based on income. Discuss patterns and determinants of recovery for clients of recovery-oriented community mental health programs. Describe the results of a resilience training program's effect on participants knowledge, attitudes, beliefs. Discuss the importance of community organization involvement in recovery services. Participants will evaluate the use of portraiture, its revealing nature, and how it can personalize the abstraction of mental illness and mental health care in ways that are largely not possible when patients’ anonymity is maintained.

2:30 PM
2:58 PM
Evaluation of a resilience training program: Preliminary results on knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and satisfaction
Salvatore Libretto, PhD, Lara G. Hilton, MPH, Courtney Lee, MA, Weimin Zhang, PhD, Dawn B. Wallerstedt, MSN, CRNP, Joan A.G. Walter, JD, PA-C and Heidi P. Terrio, MD, MPH, COL, USA
3:26 PM
Images that empower: Refocusing the use of photography in mental health
Christopher R. Larrison, PhD and Samantha Hack-Ritzo, MSW

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Organized by: Mental Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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