Recovery Capital: Modelling Person-centered Approaches

 

Jessica Cooksey

Date: September 7th 11:00 am to 3 pm Studio 413

Additional Speakers include:
-Louise Cooksey, Last Door Recovery Society
-Susan Hogarth, Westminster House
-Keir Macdonald, Lookout Society
-Plus Lived Experience Stories

 

Abstract

There is a growing recognition that there are many pathways of recovery. This presentation explores the barriers and facilitators to recovery capital. Using the concept of Recovery Capital – a biopsychosocial recovery presenters provide a lens to identify distinct areas that can be enhanced and barriers to be addressed in individuals’ recovery processes. Three distinct community services present person-centered approaches to strengthening recovery capital. Because recovery is a relatively understudied topic, this presentation highlights evidence-informed approaches that can engage with and support people in their goals recovery from complex mental health and substance use challenges and improved in quality of life.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify distinct recovery capital areas that can be enhanced and barriers to be addressed in individuals’ recovery processes
  • Identify evidence-informed approaches that can engage with and support people in their goals recovery from complex mental health and substance use challenges and improved in quality of life
  • Updated knowledge about the interventions that are most effective for promoting recovery among people with complex mental health and substance use challenges

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