[Links to Useful Websites]
Submit website links relevant to psych rehab education, research, and practice to David Merlo, CPRE website content manager firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Programs Offerings Courses and Degrees in Psych Rehab - This list was compiled by CPRE. Any institution with an asterisk (*) is a USPRA member. If your institution offers a degree or certificate program that you want added to this list please contact Laura Mueller at 410-789-7054.
Anchor House of Artists - Anchor House of Artists provides access to creative and intellectual careers for artists in mental health recovery, expands creative vocational opportunities for artists fighting the stigma of mental illness and mental health treatment, and contributes to the cultural enrichment of Western Massachusetts and beyond.
Annapolis Coalition - The Annapolis Coalition is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the recruitment, retention, training, and performance of the prevention and treatment workforce in the mental health and addictions sectors of the behavioral health field.
APA Conference Speaker Guidelines - This page provides some useful tips and guidelines to ensure full participation by persons with disabilities during conference presentations.
Center for Practice Innovations - The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is committed to implementing and sustaining evidence-based practices and created the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) to provide technical assistance in the implementation of evidence-based practices. The CPI was the vision of Dr. Robert Myers, Senior Deputy Commissioner and Division Director for Adult Services at OMH.The CPI is housed within the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, so that it can effectively link the science (research and expertise of NYSPI/Columbia University) to real world settings (consumers, families, providers, agencies, and communities).
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - The Center is a research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities.
Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Project - The intent of this site is to provide our fellow faculty members in every discipline with the most complete resources for integrating Critical Thinking into their classes. The resources are categorized by discipline with an additional category for the core resources which are applicable to all the disciplines. Created by faculty of Longview Community College, Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center - The PRC conducts interdisciplinary research on services for individuals who have mental illness. The PRC specializes in developing effective interventions under research conditions, then translating these interventions into actual mental health service practices and evaluating their effectiveness in routine practice settings.
Ethics Manual - This training manual is designed for teaching "non-clinical" mental health staff about ethical practice, but could be used for all staff. A continuing education credit option is available. In addition, by clicking on the "home" link, you can access other resources related to ethics training.
Family Repository for Employment - An interactive resource for families who want to support their family member's vocational goals.
Higher Education Outcomes Assessment Resources - This is an extensive list of Internet resources related to student assessment as well as academic program and assessment and student evaluation of faculty.
HSRI Evaluation Center (Toolkits and Materials) - This site includes the document “Evidence-Based Workforce Development Strategies” as well as information on recovery measures (see links in the box on the right of the screen) and resources related to multicultural issues (click on “multicultural” at the top of your screen).
International Journal of Psychsocial Rehabilitation - Web-based peer-reviewed publication for mental health practitioners, consumers, and applied researchers. This private, non-profit professional publication and associated web-based information archive service is dedicated to the enhancement of practice, program development, program evaluation and innovations in mental health and substance abuse treatment programs worldwide. Its goal is to provide a public forum for practitioners, consumers and researchers to address the multiple service needs of patients and families and help determine what works, for whom under a variety of circumstances.
International Society of Self-Directed Learners - Open access journal containing resources relevant to higher education and adult learning.
Inquisitivism - Inquisitivism is an approach for designing and delivering web-based instruction that shares many of the same principles of minimalism and other constructivist approaches. Inquisitivism is unique in that its two primary or first principles are the removal of fear and the stimulation of an inquisitive nature. The approach evolved during the design and delivery of an online full credit university course and continues to evolve.
Janssen's MINDSTORM - This multimedia experience simulates a severe episode of auditory and visual hallucinations. It can be used as a learning activity within an online course (by creating a link) or within a classroom (by projecting on a screen).
Joint Quality Initiative of European Countries - The joint quality initiative is an informal network for quality assurance and accreditation of bachelor and master programs in Europe. It stems from the Bologna declaration (1999) in which European ministers of Education committed themselves, among other things, to adopt a higher education system essentially based on two main cycles; And from the follow-up Prague communique (2001) which called upon various actors to co-operate in quality assurance, to design scenarios for mutual acceptance of evaluation and accreditation/certification mechanisms, to collaborate in establishing a common framework of reference, to disseminate best practice.
Lumina Foundation - What is a degree profile? Learn more about the Degree Profile, a framework to illustrate what students should be expected to know and do after earning degrees, regardless of specialization.
Mental Health in Higher Education (mhhe) - Mental Health in Higher Education (mhhe) aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines.
Minds on the Edge - Facing Mental Illness is a multi-platform media project that explores severe mental illness in America. The centerpiece of the project is a television program aired on PBS stations in October 2009. The site provides access to a toolkit that is useful for classroom and community discussions.
National Center for Dissemination of Disability Research - This site includes a lot of dense material on such topics as “knowledge translation,” meaning reporting, assessing, and adapting of research and development knowledge into a form that can benefit and be used effectively by service users and service providers.
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM) - NCRTM is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and hosted by Utah State University. NCRTM serves the profession of Vocational Rehabilitation as a centralized resource for the development, collection, dissemination, and utilization of training materials; as a forum for advancing knowledge through applied research and open dialog; and as a marketplace for career and staff development.
National Health Service Knowledge and Skills Framework (UK) - A brief but comprehensive list of health service provider competencies.
Project Great - This innovative training program introduces recovery-oriented care and the concept of peer support to medical students and psychiatry residents.
Psychodyssey.net - is a comprehensive website organizing content, information, blogs, links, and other psycho-education resources, catalogued in an easy-to-access framework of the "Aspects of Need" served by “The System”. The site includes PsychOdyssey TV, a 30 minute teach-and-talk TV interview program. Hosted by Tom Pyle, PsychOdyssey TV features experts and others serving all the Aspects of Need of the psychiatrically disabled and their families.
Recovery to Practice Resource Center - As part of a Federal initiative to move the concept of recovery from policy and vision statements into practice, SAMHSA has created this site to offer a range of resources for mental health professionals who are engaged in the recovery practice and education.Clickhere to edit.
Repository of Employment and Vocational Resources - Resources to help people with psychiatric conditions choose, get, and keep employment. Employers, potential & current workers, providers & administrators, and families.
Society for Teaching Psychology: Project Syllabus Database - The Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology (OTRP) develops and distributes teaching and advising materials and provides services to teachers of psychology at all levels on behalf of The Society for the Teaching of Psychology. OTRP Materials are Peer-Reviewed.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.
Teaching Perspectives Inventory - The Teaching Perspectives Inventory measures teachers' orientations to their roles as managers of the learning process. The Inventory yields five alternative points of view (perspectives) on teaching by asking structured questions about teachers' actions in the teaching setting, their intentions how they organize the learning situation, and their beliefs about fundamental principles of teaching and learning.
Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection - Student counseling centers often educate through informational pamphlets on various topics. This site offers free downloadable "virtual pamphlets". By linking to this sith such links, counseling centers can provide relevant information to students, faculty, staff, and even students' families back home. The time and effort that goes into developing the material goes further, as the virtual pamphlets reach an audience far beyond the originating counseling center.
Understanding Prejudice - This website provides information and ideas for teaching about bias, prejudice, and discrimination. A companion site (www.socialpsychology.org) provides a wealth of tools and resources for educators teaching about psychology.
United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association - USPRA is founded on a shared commitment to improve and promote the practice and outcomes of psychiatric rehabilitation. The organization brings together agencies, practitioners, families and persons living with psychiatric disabilities, leaders in psychiatric rehabilitation education and research from major universities across the United States and the world, as well as state and federal government entities dedicated to improving outcomes in a cost-effective, evidenced-based and highly successful model.