Program

Event Title

Illness Management and Recovery

Location

Edwards Hall Lobby

Document Type

Poster Presentation (1 hour)

Description

This poster presentation will cover the basic principles of Illness Management and Recovery. Illness Management and Recovery, (IMR) for short, is an evidence-based practice. It is primarily focused on management of symptoms derived from a mental illness. IMR empowers consumers to learn about their mental illness, manage symptoms by learning coping strategies, develop their own goals for recovery, and make informed decisions about their treatment. IMR specialists meet with consumers individually or as a group for three to ten months. Treatment is provided through psycho-education, behavioral tailoring, relapse prevention, and coping skills training. Illness Management and Recovery invites the consumer to have hope and take an active role in their journey to recovery.

Start Date

20-4-2013 10:30 AM

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Social Work Poster Session

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Apr 20th, 10:30 AM

Illness Management and Recovery

Edwards Hall Lobby

This poster presentation will cover the basic principles of Illness Management and Recovery. Illness Management and Recovery, (IMR) for short, is an evidence-based practice. It is primarily focused on management of symptoms derived from a mental illness. IMR empowers consumers to learn about their mental illness, manage symptoms by learning coping strategies, develop their own goals for recovery, and make informed decisions about their treatment. IMR specialists meet with consumers individually or as a group for three to ten months. Treatment is provided through psycho-education, behavioral tailoring, relapse prevention, and coping skills training. Illness Management and Recovery invites the consumer to have hope and take an active role in their journey to recovery.