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What is PSR?
Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) promotes resilience, personal recovery, full community integration, and a sense of purpose and meaning for those who have been diagnosed with any mental health condition and/or addiction issue.
PSR/RPS Canada provides resources, and education for supporting person-directed, recovery-oriented services across Canada.
PSR is for practitioners.
Judi Chamberlin (1944-2010) was a leader in the Consumer/Survivor Movement. She said this about recovery: "...it's very important to recognize that recovery is not something that happens to a few exceptional, privileged or lucky people....recovery is possible for everyone who's been diagnosed with a major mental illness."
PSR/RPS Canada is a registered charity. We appreciate all donations. To donate, contact us.
PSR provides tools to support the journey, Recovery is the personal journey.
You are on this webpage because,
How do the principles of recovery show up in your worldview?
How does your personal belief in recovery affect the day to day routine of your work?
Become a member of PSR/RPS Canada so YOU and your ORGANIZATION can be a part of this community dedicated to supportingrecovery for ALL Canadians.
You are a change-maker in your community!
Become a Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Recovery Practitioner (CPRRP) and show up as the leader you are in the movement towards Recovery-Oriented services in Canada.
To learn more about PSR Canada, the PSR Provincial Chapters, and to learn about our events–scroll down to the secondary navigation bar at the bottom of this page.
PSR Advanced Practice Webinar: Championing Our Work with the Core Competencies
This webinar production is brought to you in collaboration with PSR Canada. We will be sharing some new and exciting changes in mental health education and practice.
In September 2017, PSR Canada launched a revision of the Core Competencies of Practice for Canadian Recovery-Oriented Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioners. The Competencies are used to evaluate performance for organizations and staff practicing with a Recovery-Orientation. Read more about the Core Competencies HERE.
Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Recovery Practitioners (CPRRP)
This certification shows that you know how to create a safe environment that supports people to be self-empowered, so that they can experience recovery!
Phase I: If you have the CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner designation from Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Foundation).
Phase II: For people who want to demonstrate their competencies in recovery practices (do not currently hold the CPRRP)
Check out our Library HERE!