“Can We Work Together for Change?” – Presentation by Joseph Rogers

Click Here for the presentation by Joseph Rogers, chief advocacy officer, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, at the 65th APA Institute on Psychiatric services, Oct. 10, 2013. The presentation covers a brief history of the c/s/x movement and the importance of movement values – such as self-determination, choice and empowerment – in recovery. The presentation also covers the right to refuse as well as Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Joseph Rogers gave this presentation on a panel with Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H., professor of psychiatry and director of public sector psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; and Carol Caruso, executive director of NAMI PA Montgomery County.

Promoting Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Services Through a Peer Specialist Employer Learning Community

This case study of an "employer learning community model" explores the importance of employing peers at mental health programs that want to provide recovery-oriented mental health care. Published on the Website of the Journal of Participatory Medicine.