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Supporting Recovery for People Aging with Serious Mental Health Conditions
Session 1: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Philosophy and Goals to Promote Recovery for Older Adults
March 16, 2023
Many people are aging with serious mental health conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and we are still learning about the services that can support their mental health recovery. This session will offer an overview of the population, discuss psychiatric rehabilitation goals for people aging with serious mental health conditions, and explore mental health recovery as we age.
• Summarize important considerations when supporting people aging with serious mental health conditions (SMHC)
• Evaluate and apply psychiatric rehabilitation goals for people aging with SMHC
• Define mental health recovery and offer examples of mental health recovery goals for people aging with SMHC