It is not a treatment theory by a rehab approach to help a person best function optimally in their life situation. Development of skills and resources and uses activities and environmental adaptations for interventions. Looks at helping people to achieve a better quality of life while integrating them into the community. The goals are recovery, community integration, and quality of life. The values are strongly oriented toward client self-direction and encouraging self-determination dignity and hope.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Guiding Principles
- Client-centered and looks at a person’s strengths.
- Services empathize functioning within the community.
- Helps to coordinate services accessible to person.
- Focuses on work, skill development.
- Helps a person by providing environmental mods and supports.
Goals of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
- Recovery from mental illness.
- Personal growth.
- Quality of life.
- Community reintegration.
- Increased independence.
- Decreased hospital admissions.
- Improved social functioning.
- Inproved vocational functioning.
- Continuous treatment.
- Increased involvement in treatment decisions.
- Improved physical health.
- Recovered sense of self.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Three-stage Process
- Rehabilitative Diagnosis – looks at environment in which a person would like to function and resources and skills needed. A rehab goal is established and resource assessment is performed.
- Rehabilitative Planning – based on diagnosis, where strengths and deficits are determined, collaboration is used to prioritize for intervention.
- Rehabilitative Intervention – enactment of the plan and resource development.