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Psychosis recovery day 4.5: Therapeutic risk-taking

It is possible to assist people with social care needs (complex or otherwise) to develop the quality of their lives and to enhance their coping strategies. In large part this is achieved by assessing and encouraging risk-taking. Without risk, life … Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 4.1: What is a relapse plan?

The ‘relapse plan’ is one way to work collaboratively with the service-user to ensure that what we do in the most difficult situations really is the right approach for that particular individual. Continue reading

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Course design 4: Know your audience

We need to know who the training is aimed at as well as who it’s delivered for. Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 3.1: Family intervention

There are essentially three distinct types of interaction that seem to encourage relapse. These are known collectively as High Expressed Emotion or HEE. Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 1.8: Attribution flowchart

Many people hear voices and have no difficulty in coping with them. One of the main differences between people who have problems with their voices and people who do not is to do with the way they ‘interpret’ their voices. Continue reading

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The social care recovery model

I’m convinced that mental health recovery isn’t just possible – it’s remarkably straightforward to achieve. Continue reading

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The Guide 1: Welcome to the mental health workers’ guide

This is my attempt to create a comprehensive but accessible guide to mental health practice for support workers. Continue reading

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