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Recovery-focused Mental Health Care Planning and Co-ordination in Acute Inpatient Mental Health Settings

A Cross National Comparative Mixed Methods Study

About the Course

This course describes a mixed methods study that evaluated the effectiveness of recovery-focused treatment across acute inpatient wards. The study looked at the view of service users, carers and staff to determine which factors facilitated recovery based care and which factors acted as barriers.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Recovery-focused Mental Health Care Planning and Co-ordination in Acute Inpatient Mental Health Settings: a Cross National Comparative Mixed Methods Study. created by Michael Coffey, RN, PhD, et al. in 2019.

Publication Date:

BMC Psychiatry (2019) 19:115

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Michael Coffey, RN, PhD

Micheael is a professor in the Department of Public Health at Swansea University. He researches policy, delivery and organisation of mental health care from a social sciences perspective. He is currently working on a NIHR funded evidence synthesis of End of Life Care for people with severe mental illness with colleagues at Cardiff University and hist work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Ben Hannigan, RN, PhD

Ben Harrgan is a Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Director of Postgraduate Research. He combines researching mental health systems and services with teaching across all academic levels. Over the years his work has been published in multiple journals, books, book chapters, blog pieces.

Sally Barlow

Sally Barlow is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at City University of London. Her main area of research has focused on mental health and is now specifically focused on recovery-focused mental health and collaborative care. Her work has been published in mulitple peer reviewed journals.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify factors that facilitate or hinder recovery-focused planning in inpatient settings.
  2. Develop an understanding of the complexities and value of cross-sites research.
  3. Describe two of the measures used in this type of research.

Disclosure to Learners

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Course Number 103249
1.75 CE credit hour
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