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Psychological Benefits of Community Participation for Adults with Serious Mental Illness

The Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies

Monday, June 6, 2016 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

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General Admission Ended Free  
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TCSPP Current Site Supervisor & Community Partner Admission Ended Free  
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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Presents:

Psychological Benefits of Community Participation

for Adults with Serious Mental Illness

Monday, June 6, 2016

12:00pm to 1:00pm CST

Registration Opens at 11:45am

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

325 N. Wells Street

Room 407/412

Chicago, IL 60654

1 CE/CEU

 

Co-sponsored by The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health  Education

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Workshop Description:

This session will introduce the audience to community participation as an important aspect of health for people with serious mental illness.  Research literature will be reviewed on the importance of participation in multiple domains, including employment, education, spirituality/religion, leisure/recreation, etc.  Current evidence-based and promising practices for promoting community participation will also be discussed.

 

Learning Objectives:

After attending this introductory-level workshop, participants will be able to:

(1) List three areas where community participation has been shown to be beneficial for people with serious mental illnesses.

(2) Describe the two general approaches for promoting participation based on the social model of disability.

 

Professional Bio of Mark Salzer, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Temple University

Mark Salzer, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University, and Director of the Temple University collaborative on Community Inclusion of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities. Dr. Salzer has published over 90 articles and book chapters and has given over 200 presentations around the world on promoting community inclusion.  His current research includes a national study of environmental factors that affect community participation; using GPS to track mobility and engagement in the community; and studies of the effectiveness of interventions to enhance educational attainment, employment, and otherwise meaningful participation in the community. 

 

Workshop Schedule:

11:45am: Registration Opens

12:00pm: Workshop Begins

1:00pm: Workshop Ends

 

Registration and Fees:

General Admission: FREE

TCSPP Faculty, Staff, & Alumni Admission: FREE

TCSPP Current Site Supervisor & Community Partner Admission: FREE

TCSPP Student Admission: FREE

Non-TCSPP Student Admission: FREE

Refund Policy:

N/A.  Free event.


References:

(1) Salzer, M. S., & Baron, R. C. (2014). Who is John?: Community integration as a paradigm for transformative change in community mental health.  In G. Nelson, B. Kloos, and J. Ornelas (Eds.), Community psychology and community mental health: Towards transformative change (pp. 228-249). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

(2) Salzer, M. S., Baron, R. C., Menkir, S-M A., & Breen, L. (2014).  Community integration practice: Promoting life in the community like everyone else.  In P. Nemec & K. Furlong Norman (Eds.), Best practices in psychiatric rehabilitation (pp. 219-236).  McClean, VA: United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.

(3) Salzer, M. S., Brusilovskiy, E., Prvu-Bettger, J., & Kottsieper, P. (2014). Measuring community participation of adults with psychiatric disabilities: Reliability of two modes of data collection. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59(2), 211 – 219. DOI: 10.1037/a0036002.

(4) Kinoshita, Y., Furukawa, T. A., Kinoshita, K., Honyashiki, M., Omori, I. M., Marshall, M., . . . Kingdon, D. (2013). Supported employment for adults with severe mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9(CD008297). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008297.pub2

(5) Aubry, T., Nelson, G., & Tsemberis, S. (2015). Housing first for people with severe mental illness who are homeless: A review of the research and findings from the at home—Chez soi Demonstration Project. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 60(11), 467-474.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

Target Audience: Psychologists, LCSWs, LCPCs, all mental health professionals

Psychologists.  This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 1 continuing education credit. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program.  If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods.  If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them.  Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to Moira Jackson at 312-467-2364. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

Counselors/Clinical Counselors. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available 1 hour of continuing education.  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed in the State of Illinois to provide continuing education programming for counselors and clinical counselors.  License Number: 197.000159

Social Workers. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 1 hour of continuing education.  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed in the State of Illinois to provide continuing education programming for social workers.  License Number: 159.001036

Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.

*Participants must attend 100% of the program in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance.

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The Institute for Professional & Continuing Studies at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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