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Illness Management & Recovery (IMR) Training Overview
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Category: CE Events: Adult Individuals

The trainer will walk participants through an overview of the Illness Management and Recovery practice including the importance of integrating a recovery-oriented philosophy into their practice.IMR is an Evidence-Based Practice, with numerous adaptations, that has been around for almost twenty years. It was created for people who experience symptoms related to Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Schizoaffective, and Depression. IMR is a manualized treatment that supports people in setting personalized goals, and application of various skills learned in the eleven topic areas covered in the treatment. Practitioners use a variety of best practices that support this process in IMR, including Psychiatric Rehabilitation, CBT, Motivational Enhancement and Educational strategies. IMR is a model based on empowerment, as the materials and structure help people envision their future with hope and possibility. IMR teaches participants skills in problem solving, goal setting, and self-management strategies.Open Sky Community Services uses a model of IMR in which practitioners also develop and work on their own IMR goal. With over 15 years of applying IMR in this manner, trainers can walk you through this adaptation and structures to support it. Our trainer emphasizes a balance between personalized, creative interventions and fidelity to the practice and aims to help all participants develop their unique style as an IMR practitioner.

Hosted by The Bridge Training Institute, A Program of Open Sky Community Services online for 3 CEs. For more info, visit www.thebridgetraininginstitute.org.