Promoting Recovery in Early Psychosis: A Practice Manual

Promoting Recovery in Early Psychosis: A Practice Manual

Editor(s): Paul French, Jo Smith, David Shiers, Mandy Reed, Mark Rayne

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010 01:31AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405148948

Online ISBN: 9781444318814

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318814

About this Book

[There has been an] extraordinary shift in how we understand and treat psychosis, none more so than in the arena of Early Intervention (EI) bringing with it new hope for young people with emerging psychosis and their families.
From the introduction to the book

Centred around the Early Psychosis Declaration (EPD), this book explores the declaration's five themes through contributions from a sizeable number of mental health practitioners, service-users and carers. It is designed to help those working with people experiencing psychosis at an early stage of illness to develop and implement effective early intervention skills, enabling them to examine and refine their practice. Most importantly, the book is a practical guide to delivering early intervention strategies with a unique focus on recovery.

  • Includes an abundance of case studies to link theory to practice
  • Evidence-based
  • Edited by an team with a wealth of clinical and research experience
  • Suitable for qualified practitioners from all disciplines working in the Early Intervention field, including mental health nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and lecturer/practitioners

Table of contents

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  1. Theme 1: Improve Access and Engagement

  2. Theme 2: Raising Community Awareness

    1. Chapter 14

      Raising Awareness in Schools (pages 116–124)

      Rowena Passy, Carly Mays, Graham Carr, Glenn Roberts, John Somers and Jos Dawe

  3. Theme 3: Promoting Recovery and Ordinary Lives

  4. Theme 4: Family Engagement and Support

  5. Theme 5: Practitioner Learning

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