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Articles Highlight Recovery and Rehabilitation

02/09/2009

The following is a selection of articles authored or co-authored by Boston University's Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation staff during 2008. These articles are linked to publisher's web sites where they are available as free downloads or for purchase.

 

Rein in seclusion and restraints
They are not compatible with recovery-oriented services
by Lori Ashcraft, William A. Anthony, and Shannon Jaccard

 

Creating good endings
Service users and staff judge your performance based on your final acts
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Apply a recovery approach to wellness
Engage clients in "irresistible" services that offer them a healthier life
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Wellness must be part of our mission
We can help people in recovery live to their full potential
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Don't be anchored by inaction
Changing programs requires swimming against the tide
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Setting Rules - But Allowing Choices
Recovery-oriented programs can limit certain behaviors as long as they offer as many alternatives as possible
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Don't let paperwork be a barrier
Well-crafted questions can elicit recovery responses
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Home is where recovery begins

Why do we assume that having a home is a reward for recovery—and not part of it?
by Lori Ashcraft, William A. Anthony, and Chris Martin

 

Breaking Down Barriers
Agencies need to encourage professional staff to be themselves
by Lori Ashcraft, William A. Anthony, with Jennifer Williamson

 

Addressing Resistance to Recovery
Strategies for working with staff resistant to change
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Taking on the formidable middle
A personal story of embracing recovery principles offers ideas for helping staff members value peer employees
by Lori Ashcraft, William A. Anthony, and Michelle Bloss

 

Begging for Details
To be truly empowered to make their own decisions, service users need information about their care options
by Lori Ashcraft and William A. Anthony

 

Supported employment and psychiatric rehabilitation.
by William A. Anthony

 

The meaning and importance of employment to people in recovery from serious mental illness: Results of a qualitative study.
by E. C. Dunn, N. J. Wewiorski, N. J. & E. S. Rogers

 

Professionals and Managers with Severe Mental Illness: Findings from a national survey.
By M. Ellison, Z. Russinova, A. Lyass, & E. S. Rogers

 

The 3Cs for recovery services

Before beginning a transformation, make sure your agency has the culture, commitment, and capacity for recovery
By Marianne Farkas, Lori Ashcraft, and William A. Anthony,

 

Treating Survivors of Torture and Refugee Trauma: A preliminary case series using tai chi.
by M. Grodin, L. Piwowarczyk, D. Fulker, A. Bazazi, R. Saper

 

Increasing social support for individuals with serious mental illness: Results of an evaluation of a social, adjunctive intervention.
by B. McCorkle, E. S. Rogers, E. Dunn, A. Lyass, & Y. Wan

 

Single change items did not measure change in quality of life.
by A.J. Rose, N. S. Sacks, A. P. Deshpande, S. Y. Griffin, H. J. Cabral, & L. E. Kazis

 

The quest for optimal health: Can education and training cure what ails us?
By P. Swarbrick, D. Hutchinson, & K. Gill

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