Freedom and Self Advocacy Facilitator Training

2 day session

Class Size:  Limited to 20 participants

Materials:  None

In this session you can learn to teach three workshops covering the attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary for effective self-advocacy. These workshops include role-plays and other activities, and they offer a variety of advocacy modules on topics such as housing, advance directives, employment and managed care.

Audience: Consumers

 

Introduction to Psychiatric Advance Directives

Full day session

Class Size:  Limited to 50 participants

This full day session reviews the key concepts of psychiatric advance directives and legal aspects of the document. Further, it will explore the benefits and challenges found in other states using psychiatric advance directives. This session will provide example of documents and examines each element of the document using activities to fully understand the components of the document and how to implement it into one's life.

Audience: Administrative Staff, Consumers, Family Members, Provider Staff

 

Introduction to Recovery and Community Integration

Half day session

Class Size: Limited to 50 participants

Materials: All handouts are included

This full day session traces the development of recovery and community integration in the mental health system and introduces participants to the principles of recovery as envisioned by national consumer leaders. It will highlight some of the system changes necessary to transform current mental health programming toward greater community integration with a recovery orientation. Additionally, it will present an example of a recovery process, outline domains of community integration and provide participants the opportunity to share their own ideas and experiences of recovery and community integration.

Audience: Consumers, Provider Staff

 

Principles of Recovery and Aspects of Community Integration

Class Size: Limited to 50 participants

Full day session

Materials: All handouts are included

This full day session traces the development of recovery and community integration in the mental health system and introduces participants to the principles of recovery as envisioned by national consumer leaders. It will highlight some of the system changes necessary to transform current mental health programming toward greater community integration with a recovery orientation. Additionally, it will present an example of a recovery process, outline domains of community integration and provide participants the opportunity to share their own ideas and experiences of recovery and community integration.

Audience: Consumers, Provider Staff