Recovery from Mental Illness (RMI)

Course Info

Hours 2

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Talking about....Depression provides participants with a brief overview of Depression, how common it is and then introduces the CHAT model.  This model provides a structure within which people can frame a conversation about some concerns they might have for someone else.   I hope you enjoy the program.

Talking about Mental Illness will provide you with a wealth of knowledge about the most common mental illnesses, how they affect someone and how you can most effectively communicate with them about their illness.   Most people are afraid to talk about mental illness but this course will provide you with the skills and confidence to be the person who can talk about this topic in comfort and with confidence.

Author Profile

Recovery from Mental Illness (RMI)

Extensive experience working with and delivering mental health training to carers of people living with a mental illness, those they care for and mental health professionals, combined with an honours degree in Psychology has provided Gerald with the knowledge and experience required to produce training material related to mental illness, and Recovery.  His experiences supporting people at risk of suicide both in person and through a crisis support line as well as having delivered suicide intervention training for many years have contributed to his development of an introductory course about suicide intervention. 

Course Summary

What is Recovery from Mental Illness?  Whether you're a mental health professional, carer or someone living with a mental illness, you need to understand Recovery.  Make sure that when you engage with your client, friend or loved one that you do so in a way that truly supports their Recovery.

Course Details

By the end of this online course you will be able to:

  • describe the history of the Recovery Approach to providing care for people living with a mental illness,
  • identify what Recovery means,
  • explain how to effectively support a loved one or client on their Recovery Journey,
  • explain the importance of engaging the family and carers of the person living with a mental illness,
  • explain how it can be challenging to support those on their Recovery Journey, and
  • describe the importance of understanding what recovery means and using that knowledge in practice.

Complete this program in Recovery related to mental illness and make sure that when you communicate with someone living with a mental illness, you do so effectively.   Make sure that your actions support the Recovery of those that work, live or interact with.