Course Agenda

    1. Instructions

    1. Pretest Instructions

    2. Pretest

    1. Course Overview

    1. Print Posttest Study Guide

    2. The Recovery Model in Relation to the Medical Model

    3. Required Video: Recovery—Hope Changes Everything (16:19 minutes)

    1. SAMHSA’s Recovery Definition

    2. Meaningful Life Roles

    3. Required Video: What Does the Recovery Model Look Like Today? (4:32 minutes)

    4. Ragins’s Stage Model of Recovery

    5. Required Video: What Does a Person Need in Their Environment to Recover? (5:30 minutes)

    6. Ragins’s Milestones of Recovery Scale

    7. An Integrity-Based Approach

    8. Case Vignette—Janice/Practitioner

    9. Case Vignette—Teresa/Practitioner

    10. Reader Exercise—Lucy

    1. Federal Government Support

    2. Psychology Profession Support

    3. Social Work Profession Support

    4. Marriage and Family Therapy Profession Support

About this course

  • $36.00
  • 36 lessons

Course Details

Course Description

This course identifies the core concepts and principles of the recovery model, designed largely for use in public behavioral health service systems. These concepts and principles are compared with key features of the medical model as well as traditional ethical standards and practice principles of the major behavioral health professions. The course content includes four case vignettes, three short web-based video clips, and optional resources for additional research or study. To print a certificate of completion, the online posttest must be passed with a score of 80% or better.

Target Audience

This course is designed for social workers and other behavioral health professionals exploring the basic elements of the mental health recovery model and its practical implementation in public behavioral health care services.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, readers will be able to do the following:

  • Identify at least six core concepts and practice principles of the recovery model.
  • Identify at least six endorsements of the recovery model by both government agencies and professional associations.
  • Identify the indicators that assist in assessing a service program’s fidelity to the recovery model.

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