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7. Peer Support Workers: a practical guide to implementation

Peer support is based on offering and receiving help based on shared understanding, respect and mutual empowerment. Whether paid or voluntary and working in statutory, private or independent services, peer support workershave a valuable role to play. The introduction of people with lived experience of mental health problems into the mental health workforce is a … Continue reading 7. Peer Support Workers: a practical guide to implementation

Peer Worker Critical Debate – What is the Role of Peer Support?

On the 1st June 207 ImROC held the Peer Worker Critical Debate: What is the Role of Peer Support ? at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. This debate was arranged as a growing number of organisations are demonstrating the value they place on lived experience through introducing, developing and sustaining peer roles strategically across their services and … Continue reading Peer Worker Critical Debate – What is the Role of Peer Support?

A strategic approach to Recovery

We are proud to have: Facilitated the development of 800+ Peer Support workers. Peer Support Workers are people with lived experience recruited, trained, placed, and supported, employed in local mental health services Helped establish 40+ Recovery Colleges in England, Ireland, Italy, Australia and Hong Kong. Recovery colleges are places where people with lived experience, professionals, … Continue reading A strategic approach to Recovery

Implementing Our 10 Key Challenges

ImROC has a clearly defined methodology including 10 key challenges that systems, services and communities can review to develop and improve their recovery-orientated thinking and practice. Originally created in 2011, we reviewed the 10 organisational challenges in 2016 and found the challenges were as relevant today as they were in 2011. This table sets out … Continue reading Implementing Our 10 Key Challenges

Learning Sets

Our action learning sets encourage a creative approach to learning by offering opportunities for people facing similar challenges to work together to share experiences and solutions. With our proven track record of delivering inspirational and practical learning sets, learning sets are a core component of our offer. Learning sets are available for organisations who wish … Continue reading Learning Sets

Blog #4 Recovery as part of an attempt by professionals and managers to control people

Perhaps foremost among the ‘other fish’ that haunt the pool of recovery is the notion that supporting recovery is part of an agenda orchestrated by managers and professionals to take over control of peoples’ lives. If this is the case, then it would clearly be fundamentally in opposition to recovery values. However, I have to … Continue reading Blog #4 Recovery as part of an attempt by professionals and managers to control people

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