Goals, Values and Guiding Principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Goals, Values and Guiding Principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation 

Welcome to this course, Goals, Values, and Guiding Principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. This course reviews the goals of psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) as a recovery-oriented practice. PSR practice focuses on enhancing the quality of life and community participation of persons with psychiatric disabilities. The values and principles, although sharing much in common with other humanistic traditions, describe a way of being and working with consumers that is unique to PSR practice. If you are taking this course within a learning management system that offers continuing education credit, you must successfully pass the final exam and complete the course evaluation in order to receive credit.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Connecticut Certification Board


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recognize the 12 principles which guide service delivery and program planning.
Cite the five values of PSR services.
Identify the three goals of psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) services.
Describe the ways in which culture influences the goals, values, and principles.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Recovery from Psychiatric Disability C. Psychosocial Rehabilitation D. The Role of the PSR Practitioner E. Learning Objectives F. Pretest Section 2: Overview A. Understanding Psychosocial Rehabilitation B. Psychosocial Rehabilitation is characterized by: Section 3: The Goals of Psychosocial Rehabilitation A. Cultural Relevance Alert! B. The Goals of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Section 4: Values of PSR A. Cultural Sensitivity B. Self Determination C. Cultural Relevance Alert! D. Respect E. Optimism about Recovery F. Jeanine's Story of Recovery G. Belief in the Capacity of Every Individual to Learn and Grow H. Exploring Our Values Section 5: Guiding Principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation A. The Principles of PSR B. Principle 1: Individualization of Services C. Principle 1 at Work D. Principle 2: Maximum Client Involvement, Preference and Choice E. Meet Jaime F. Principle 3: Normalized and Community-Based Services G. Principle 3 at Work H. Principle 3: Normalized and Community-Based Services I. Principle 4: Strengths Focus J. Meet Douglas K. Principle 5: Situational Assessments L. Meet Paul M. Principle 6: Holistic Approach N. Principle 7: Ongoing, Accessible, Coordinated Services O. Meet Su P. What Happens when Services Are Not Coordinated? Q. Integration of Services R. Principle 8: Vocational Focus S. Vocational Services T. When Symptoms Interfere with Work – or Do They? U. Principle 9: Skills Focus V. Skills Focus – The Illness Management and Recovery Toolkit W. Principle 9: Skills Focus (2) X. Meet Angelina Y. Principle 10: Environmental Modifications and Supports Z. The Solution AA. Principle 11: Partnership with the Family BB. Cultural Relevance Alert! CC. Principle 12: Outcome-Oriented Focus DD. Recovery Outcomes EE. Evidence-Based Practices that Reflect the Goals, Values, and Principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations! C. Course Contributor D. References E. Exam

Instructor: Marianne Baptista, MA, MFT, CPRP
Ms. Baptista is an MFT and CPRP with 23 years of experience in mental health, 20 years of experience in training and supervision, and 17 years of experience in program management. Ms. Baptista has been instrumental in developing and conducting training specific to psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery-oriented practice. Disclosure: Marianne Baptista, MA, MFT, CPRP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Betty Dahlquist, MSW, CPRP
Ms. Dahlquist, Executive Director of CASRA, has been involved in the public mental health field for over 30 years. Since 1981, she has successfully promoted the inclusion of the psychosocial rehabilitation philosophy and practice in major mental health initiatives including the Medicaid Rehabilitation option for California and the Mental Health Services Act. She has developed training and education materials that are used in academic and in-service settings, in-person and on-line. Disclosure: Betty Dahlquist, MSW, CPRP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Beginner level Social Workers; Entry level Marriage and Family Therapists; Entry level Professional Counselors; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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