Supporting the Journey of Recovery in Mental Health: A Guide for Support Workers, Family/Whanau and Friends

Author(s): Caril Cowan


Recovery-based support services are now fundamental in mental health service delivery. This book fills a gap, presenting applied knowledge and skills for supporting the recovery journey of people with mental illness within the Aotearoa/New Zealand context. Topics covered include the mental health services in Aotearoa/New Zealand; the role of the mental health support worker; interpersonal/communication skills; approaches to self-management of a mental illness and for planning life’s journey embracing active participation in relation-ship with family/whanau & friends, professionals and other support.Knowledge for supporting people within the bicultural and multicultural context of Aotearoa/New Zealand is entwined within the chapters. First published 2008.


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General Fields

  • : 9781877399299
  • : Dunmore Publishing Limited
  • : Dunmore Publishing Limited
  • : March 2008
  • : 210mm X 150mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Caril Cowan
  • : Paperback
  • : 362.20425
  • : 180
  • : BxW diagrams