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ERIC Number: ED568661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
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Reference Count: 27
Recovery-Oriented Services--The Role of Training in Transformation
Nowak, Izabela; Switaj, Piotr; Anczewska, Marta
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (13th, Sofia, Bulgaria, Jun 10-13, 2015)
Recovery oriented practice/service provision is how workers and services support people in their recovery journey. There are four identified practice domains: promoting citizenship, organizational commitment, supporting personally defined recovery, and working relationship. Professionals might be helpful if they are willing to be open, respectful and use their qualities as partners in healing, rather than "we-they" approach with paternalism and disempowerment. Also language matters in psychiatry, it is claimed to have the potential to contribute either to stigma and social exclusion or to people empowerment. One approach to supporting practice change is through well designed and aligned with the emerging conceptual dimensions of recovery training--users as well as providers needs some education how to benefit from the on-going reform. [For the complete Volume 13, Number 1 proceedings, see ED568595.]
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society. Blvd Shipchenski prohod 69 A, 1574 Sofia, Bulgaria. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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