This comprehensive core treatment and continuing care curriculum is designed to help those with severe mental illnesses (SMI) identify personal recovery goals and develop self-management skills through education and training. Drawing on five evidenced-based educational, motivational, and cognitive-behavioral illness management strategies, each of the eleven user-friendly modules, consisting of several meeting sessions and topics, is centered on a skill or area of information related to illness management.
Illness Management and Recovery (IMR): Personalized Skills and Strategies for those with Mental Illness helps people with SMI identify personally meaningful goals and work to achieve these goals by addressing smaller, more manageable segments of those goals.
The complete updated and expanded evidenced-based curriculum includes:
- Handouts with teaching tools,
- A scale and goal-tracking sheet,
- Step-by-step guidance through each session,
- Home practice sheets with activity options to aid in assignments,
- CD-ROM of forms and handouts,
- Bonus DVD produced by SAMHSA,
- And, certificates for module completion.
Table of Contents
How to use the CD-ROM
Introduction to the third edition
Chapter 1: Development of the illness management and recovery program
Chapter 2: The concept of recovery
Chapter 3: Overview of the IMR program
Chapter 4: IMR program materials
Chapter 5: Logistics and participant selection
Chapter 6: Engagement, orientation, and teaching the modules
Chapter 7: Goal setting and follow-up
Chapter 8: Motivational teaching strategies
Chapter 9: Educational teaching strategies
Chapter 10: Cognitive-behavioral teaching strategies
Chapter 11: Developing effective home practice assignments
Chapter 12: Involving significant others
Chapter 13: Organizational structure
Chapter 14: Research and adaptations of the MR Program
Appendix: CD-ROM documents list
Kim T. Mueser, Ph.d.