PSR/RPS Canada Work Plan 2015 -2018

 

Based on reports/directions from The PSR/RPS Canada Education Committee October 6, 2014

and The PSR/RPS Canada Board Meeting June 14, 2015

and PSR/RPS Canada AGM June 15, 2015

Our Purpose

To create a national resource to promote and support Recovery-Oriented and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Education and Training programs across Canada.

PSR/RPS Canada is committed to work in collaboration with key partners to ensure that service providers supporting individuals living with mental health issues have access to evidence-based Recovery-Oriented and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Education and Training.

 

Key Goals and Strategies:

1. Increase understanding of Recovery-oriented practice and Psychosocial Rehabilitation across Canada Strategies:

1.1. Identify key stakeholders/partners

1.2. Develop information materials on Recovery-oriented practice and Psychosocial Rehabilitation

1.3. Circulate information package to all stakeholders and partners

1.4. Seek opportunities to place a link to PSR/RPS website from stakeholders/partners' websites

 

2. Disseminate PSR Standards and Competences as foundation for education, training and service delivery in Recovery-Oriented practice and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Strategies:

2.1. Develop PSR Standards

2.2. Develop PSR Competences

2.3. Develop a process for disseminating developed PSR Standards and Competencies

 

3. Develop a structure for implementing Recovery-Orientated, PSR Standards and Competencies Strategies:

3.1. Develop training modules on how to implement PSR Standards and Competencies

3.2. Collaborate with key partners (Accreditation Canada, Mental Health Commission, Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH), learning institutions, service providers, etc) to advocate for the endorsement and inclusion of PSR Standards and Competencies in mental health service planning and delivery

3.3. Collaborate with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to implement an education program on the information in the Recovery Guidelines document.

3.4. Develop and offer mentorship and coaching to organizations to help with implementation of PSR Standards and Competencies in their organizations

 

4. Advocate for inclusion of Recovery-Oriented approach and Psychosocial Rehabilitation in the training of health professionals working in the filed of mental health Strategies:

4.1. Identify key learning institutions and programs

4.2. Develop a compelling rationale and proposal for inclusion of Recovery-Oriented practice and Psychosocial Rehabilitation in the curriculum of health profession training programs

4.3. Advocate for approval of PSR education and training programs/activities for Continuing Education Credits (including Continuing Medical Education - CME) within each provincial jurisdiction

 

5. Promote the development of evidenced based Recovery-Oriented and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Education and Training Strategies:

5.1. Develop guidelines (including content, standards and format) for a variety of Recovery-oriented and PSR Education and Training (including but not limited to conferences, face-face classroom approach, webinar, online, videos)

5.2. Develop and disseminate multi-media resources to support PSR education and training

 

6. Facilitate the creation of Learning Networks or Community of Practice of PSR educators and trainers Strategies:

6.1. Identify current PSR Education Programs and trainers in each Province and Territory

6.2. Develop a structure for networking/linking educators and trainers in each region together - using Community of Practice framework

6.3. Evaluate the regional Communities of Practice of PSR educators and trainers

 

7. Develop a Registry of Canadian Recovery-Oriented PSR Practitioners and Educators/Trainers of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

7.1. Create a working group to explore the feasibility of developing a registry

7.2. Develop a proposal for PSR Board of Directors' approval

7.3. Establish a Registry of Canadian Recovery-Oriented PSR Practitioners and Educators/Trainers of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

 

8. Develop a framework for evaluating Recovery-oriented/PSR programs/services Strategies:

8.1. Develop an evaluation framework including tools for PSR Education and Training services and programs

8.2. Develop an evaluation framework including tools for evaluating PSR and Recovery-oriented services