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What is Recovery?

This workshop will explore the concept and context of recovery with a particular focus on the personal process and what this means for people with lived experience, families, services and communities. The workshop will cover lived experience and recovery relating to mental health conditions, the evidence of recovery, and the characteristics of services and approaches that support recovery.

Recovery is:

  • a personal process
  • a social movement
  • a paradigm for service delivery
  • a framework for validating the diversity of human experience
  • a philosophy for social inclusion, social justice and human rights

Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss a range of perspectives on recovery
  • Identify key concepts and elements of recovery
  • Explain the significance of lived experience knowledge
  • Access and learn from lived experience-informed materials and resources.
  • Identify key assumptions underpinning recovery
  • Discuss the relationship between recovery, power and self-determination
  • Apply recovery knowledge and evidence and know what to look for in approaches and services.

 

Important! Before you enrol: We are required to provide our services to people who live/work/study or provide services in the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) area. If you are not sure whether you are eligible, please check Who can attend recovery college. If your address is outside of WSLHD area but you study or provide services within the Western Sydney LHD, please ensure you respond to the relevant question on the enrolment form to explain your connection to the area.

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