Psychosocial Final

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    • Conditional Release
    • -After being committed to a court directed state hospital & once psychiatric symptoms have been stabilized (no longer a danger, or insane or incompetent to
    • stand trial) eligible patients may be referred for outpatient treatment under conditional release.
    • -Full range of services provided: including OT (similarto partial hospitalization)
  2. SRO
    • Single Room Occupancy
    • -where clients with mental illness live in the Tenderloin (SF) lots of drugs, crime, poverty living conditions
  3. WHO
    • World Health Organization
    • -health based on the ability of a person to participate in life
    • "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"
  4. HHS
    • Health & Human Services
    • -emphasizes health promotion and
    • disease prevention to improve the life expectancy, health and quality of life
    • of all Americans
    • -Occupational therapy
    • practitioners play an important role in promoting health and preventing disease
    • and disability
    • -OT's unique perspective helps clients
    • adapt and organize their daily occupations or activities related to self-care,
    • home management, community participation, education, work and/or leisure into
    • daily routines to prevent and minimize dysfunction, promote and develop a
    • healthy lifestyle, and facilitate adaptation and recovery from injury, disease,
    • or developmental challenges.
    • SEXUALITY: With OT’s goal of achievement of maximal functional abilities and a quality life style puts sex in our scope of practice
    • Permission-realm of OT
    • Limited Information-realm of OT
    • Specific Suggestions-realm of OT
    • Intense Therapy-realm of specialized sexuality counselors
  6. Wellness
    • A key societal need and a focus of occupational therapy (AOTA). 
    • Who else is concerened with wellness?
    • WHO: world health org.
    • HHS: health & human services
    • ACA: affordable care act
  7. ACA
    • Affordable Care Act
    • -Defines primary care as care provided by
    • primary care practitioners: nurses, physicians and, nurse practitioners and
    • physician assistants. (loan forgiveness programs only for those disciplines)
  8. USPRA
    • US Psychosocial Rehab Association
    • -provides resources, education ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the recovery workforce (OTs!)
  9. SPC
    • Single Point of Contact
    • -case managers are responsible for many things: find resources, coordinate services, advocate, monitor progress, support services
  10. MAB
    • Management of Assaultive Behavior
    • Required by law in locked facilities to teach staff how to deal w/ patients who are escalating our of control and becoming aggressive/violent.
    • Training= education, crisis is caused when something brings a person beyond their ability to cope, let's offer a way to relieve stress so that the person can de-escalate themselves.
    • If unsuccessful, defensive and evasive moves are taught
  11. ACT
    • Assertive Community Treatment
    • 24 HOUR case management
    • emphasis on home visits and in vivo (out of office) interventions, eliminating the need to transfer newly learned skills from an artificial setting to the real world.
  12. SAMSHA
    • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    • -established by congress to make information, services and research about substance abuse & mental disorders more accessible.
  13. MHSA
    • Mental Health Service Administration: Prop 63
    • Taxes on incomes over a million dollars to aid in easy access & recovery oriented programs (cultural competence, community partnerships, etc)
  14. SSI & SSDI
    • Both reasons why people with MI do not seek employment; they are afraid of losing these!
    • Supplimental Security Income: program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources
    • Social Security Disability Insurance: income supplements to physically disabled who are restricted in their ability to work
  15. WRAP
    • Wellness Recovery Action Plan
    • Mary Ann Copland
    • What's your plan?! What will you need when your symptoms are escalating...create a plan of what to do, a 'wellness toolbox', might include things for another person, like your warning signs and an action plan, as well as things for you, like a CD you like, a photo of a friend, or a tasty treat!
  16. CASRA
    • California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agency
    • emphasis on peer support & community involvement, not hospitalization
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