Partners in Recovery at Grand Pacific Health have recently engaged UK based “Working to Recovery – Online Recovery College” to provide workers in the community and mental health sector and consumers experiencing mental health issues, the opportunity to access valuable online learning modules fully funded by the Partners in Recovery program.
This is a wonderful opportunity to access quality learning to assist you in your workplace and the people that you support. There is no time limit for completing the courses and no requirements in relation to what or how many units students choose to complete. It is really an opportunity to provide access to online learning around personal recovery and improving recovery oriented practice in the sector. A brief summary of the courses available is outlined below.
To assist you further with deciding which module suits you best - you can download the questionnaire "Which Course Should I Take". By following the prompts and answering the questions provided, relevant courses will be suggested to you for enrolment.
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Responding Effectively to Early Signs of Mental Distress
One of the most common reactions of workers to someone in mental distress is to try and manage the situation, rather than be with the person. This course will help the student to respond to the possible signs of mental distress effectively, humanistically and compassionately.
Understanding Recovery, Theory into Practice
This course introduces the concept of recovery and examines how we can turn this theory into practice. For anyone wanting to develop recovery orientated practices and services, this course is a must.
Psychosis in Practice: Making Recovery Happen
This course will help students explore the misconceptions around the concept of “schizophrenia”; the elements of recovery in psychosis; barriers to recovery in psychosis; being with someone experiencing distress of psychosis and creating systems and environments to enable recovery.
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: Beginning the Recovery Process
Drawing on the direct experiences of the course leader and other males’, personal journeys from sexual abuse, this course has been designed for both male survivors wanting to explore and start the recovery process and practitioners, family members and friends who want to understand and help male survivors begin their recovery.
Introducing Person Centred Planning
In this course the student will explore person centred planning and why it is a powerful way of helping people on their recovery journey. The modules examine key concepts underpinning person-centred planning, and how the student can implement this in their work with people or in your own life.
Introduction to Community Development and Recovery in Mental Health
This course introduces the community development approach to working with people with mental health issues, their families and friends, the wider community; organisations that provide mental health services; policy makers and managers.
Part One: An Introduction to Hearing Voices Movement
This course concerns the development of the hearing voices movement and the underpinning values and theories that inform the hearing voices approach.
Part Two: An Introduction to Accepting Voices
This part of the course focuses on the research and practice of accepting and working with voices and considers ways in which students can introduce them into their life or workplace.
Setting UP, Supporting and Developing a Hearing Voices Group
This course has been established to help anyone interested in setting up or running a hearing voices group.
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