Webinar: Philosophical Aspects of, and their Implications for, Recovery-Oriented PSR (RO-PSR)

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Open to the Public
Presenter
Drs. Abraham Rudnick & Simon Davis
Organization
BC PSR Advanced Practice
Location
Webinar

Philosophical Aspects of, and their Implications for, Recovery-Oriented PSR (RO-PSR)

Presenters: Drs. Abraham Rudnick and Simon Davis

This session will explore the philosophical underpinnings of recovery-oriented psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation (RO-PSR), and will tie this learning to various arenas of application.

Session Objectives:

1.       Enhance knowledge of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR
2.       Enhance awareness of practice implications of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR
3.       Enhance awareness of leadership implications of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR
4.       Enhance awareness of research implications of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR

Presenter Info:

Dr. Abraham (Rami) Rudnick is a certified psychiatrist and a PhD-trained philosopher. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Island Medical Program as well as an Associate Member of the Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, at the University of British Columbia. He is the Medical Director of the Mental Health and Substance Use Services and the Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Vancouver Island Health Authority. He is also a Canadian Certified Physician Executive and a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, as well as a staff psychiatrist at the Victoria Mental Health Centre in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Leadership Studies in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences at Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, an Associate Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, as well as an Adjunct Research Professor at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences and a member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, both at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the founder of the Canadian Unit of the International Network of a UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, and the recipient of PSR/RPS Canada’s 2014 pioneer award in recovery research.

Simon Davis is a manager with Vancouver Coastal Health, responsible for the Grandview Woodlands MH team and Mental Health Consumer Involvement & Initiatives. He is also an instructor at Douglas College, the UBC School of Social Work, and the University of the Fraser Valley. He is the author of Community Mental Health in Canada, published by UBC Press.

The BC PSR Advanced Practice is pleased to offer a webinar that explores the philosophical underpinnings of recovery-oriented psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation (RO-PSR), and ties this learning to various arenas of application. Session Objectives: 1. Enhance knowledge of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR 2. Enhance awareness of practice implications of philosophical aspects of RO-PSR 3.


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