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Importance of therapy to improve outcome in Schizophrenia

Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcome--This new text provides mental health practitioners with the background knowledge, hands-on methods, and tools they need to provide CR to patients in a way that maximizes the transfer of cognitive gains to everyday functioning. An outstanding group of international experts have contributed chapters that provide information on assessment, treatment planning, groups, cultural sensitivity, and specific CR techniques to promote functional change. Clinicians will come to understand the variety of treatment methods and how they can be applied to the diverse range of individuals who stand to benefit from cognitive remediation. This is the first practitioner-oriented resource on CR to provide information on how to tailor the treatment to meet the functional needs of patients. For clinicians working in outpatient or inpatient psychiatric settings, this volume will be critically important in daily work with clients.

Cognitive Impairment and Depression Family Toolkit: http://www.familyaware.org/more-than-mood/

The importance of cognitive health in mental health recovery, a personal story: Click Here

Dealing with Psychosis Toolkit
http://www.earlypsychosis.ca/pages/resources/downloads

PBS Healthy Minds Television Series Featuring the Lieber Clinic
Healthy Minds: Living with Schizophrenia

Webinar Presentation on Cognitive Remediation for Schizophrenia Research Forum
http://www.slideshare.net/alzforum/alice-medalia-srf-webinar

Using Cognitive Remediation to Support Recovery
http://www.coalitionny.org/the_center/recovere-works/RECOVERe-worksMarch2013.html

Annual Conference: Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry
http://www.cognitive-remediation.org/

Handbook on Dealing with Cognitive Dysfunction
http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/cogdys_manual/CogDysHndbk.htm

Teach Recovery: Teach Recovery was designed for mental health professionals from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, counseling and occupational therapy who are involved in the clinical care of people with psychiatric disorders. Learners will have access to a range of training materials that are firmly based on research and years of clinical expertise.  By using a web-based platform, learners across the globe have access to an informative, illustrative and interactive set of courses that bridge clinical science and clinical practice, Teach Recovery empowers professionals and mental health agencies to integrate effective cognitive intervention approaches with routine clinic practices, and thus optimize mental health service outcomes for the clientele they serve.

Eliminating Stigma


Brain Behavior Research Foundation
http://bbrfoundation.org/

Schizophrenia.com
www.schizophrenia.com

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org/ 

LEAP Institute
http://www.leapinstitute.org/