Focusing on recovery goals during the current pandemic may be difficult for many individuals participating in mental health services. Specifically, individuals' lives may have been disrupted due to personal illness, economic factors, and increased family responsibilities. Progress toward recovery goals, such as employment, education, living, and wellness, may have been put on hold while basic needs are addressed. This webinar will provide practitioners with the tools and strategies to assist individuals with refocusing on recovery goals. SMART goal planning will be discussed and applied to recovery goals.
- Define recovery
- Describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on wellness and recovery goals
- Identify the services and practices that support recovery principles
- Apply SMART recovery goal planning
Joni Dolce, MS, CRC, CPRP, is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions in the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions at Rutgers, School of Health Professions. Joni has several years of experience working in behavioral healthcare settings, namely supported employment. Joni teaches courses in the AS and BS in Psychiatric Rehabilitation programs as well as providing training and technical assistance to behavioral healthcare providers. Her research interests include staff training and employment services. She presents nationally on the topic of employment services and is listed as a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recommended speaker on the topic of creating workplaces that support mental health.