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Development and evaluation of a training program in peer support for former consumers.

Abstract:

While mental health policy in Australia promotes the involvement of mental health consumers in service planning, implementation and evaluation, little has been reported on the training required for the new roles that consumers are being expected to undertake. In this study, 10 former consumers of mental health services participated in a 16-week training program in peer support. The impact of the program on the psychological well-being of the participants was assessed using a battery of self-e...

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Coveney, C More by this author
Thornton, R More by this author
Journal:
International journal of mental health nursing
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
34-39
Publication date:
2002-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1447-0349
ISSN:
1445-8330
URN:
uuid:c604e421-5f11-4d31-bada-486688dd8509
Source identifiers:
248024
Local pid:
pubs:248024

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