Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery

Faculty
Humanities & Social Sciences
Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 5002
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15
Max Class Size
30
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Hybrid
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course provides an introduction to the principles, values, and philosophy of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR). Research on PSR and other therapeutic approaches is presented and evaluated.
Course Content
  • Introduction to PSR values, philosophy, and principles
  • Recovery and recovery-oriented services and systems
  • Assessing strengths and developing skills
  • Coordinating Services for persons living with mental illness
  • Advocacy for persons living with mental illness
  • Education for persons living with mental illness
  • Peer support
  • Facilitating informed decision-making
  • Facilitating empowerment
  • Identifying  and developing community resources
  • Facilitating community integration for persons living with mental illness
Methods Of Instruction

This course will employ a number of instructional methods to accomplish  its objectives, including all of the following: 

  1. Lecture
  2. On-line instruction and activities
  3. Group discussion/chat 
Means of Assessment

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. Evaluation will be based on the course objectives. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. An example of one evaluation scheme is as follows:

In-class exams (4)                              70%

Term paper or project                           20%

Student presentation                            10%

                                                        100%

Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify and describe the principles, values, and philosophy of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR). 
  2. Compare and contrast PSR with other mental health practices. 
  3. Evaluate the research on PSR.
  4. Identify the strengths and limitations of PSR.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:

Corrigan P.W., Mueser K.T., Bond G.R., Drake R.E., Solomon  P. (2008) Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. An Empirical Approach. Guildford Press: New York. ISBN 1-59385-489-7

Requisites

Prerequisites

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Requisite for

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
14395
Tue
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Casey
Regina
Open
Online
PSYC 5002-050 is an online course restricted to PSR Program students. This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
17
18
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
18:30 - 21:20