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date: 31 October 2020

Psychosocial and Psychiatric Rehabilitationlocked

  • Zebulon C. TaintorZebulon C. TaintorNew York University

Summary

Psychosocial (or psychiatric) rehabilitation is a mixture of skills and support for persons severely impaired by mental illness. The population in need is vast. Practitioners marshal support at the level needed while helping a person develop skills that will gradually reduce the need for support. Financial support is gained by offsetting treatment and other supports such as institutional care. Social workers are especially well qualified for this work on multidisciplinary treatment teams. Recovery is key to most agency mission statements.

Subjects

  • Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work
  • Mental and Behavioural Health

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