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The Strengths Model: A Recovery-Oriented Approach to Mental Health Services
Presenting a compelling alternative to the traditional medical approach, The Strengths Model demonstrates an evidence-based approach to helping people with a psychiatric disability identify and achieve meaningful and important life goals. Since the first edition of this classic textbook appeared, the strengths model has matured into a robust vision of mental health ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published October 31st 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published October 3rd 2011)
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Feb 09, 2012 Daniel Seifert rated it liked it
This text is the best I have read on Strengths Theory/Model. The authors break the theory down in a manner that thoroughly gets to the practical issues and the intersections in order to describe a working model and resource for escaping altogether from the lingering paradigm that does not have adequate tools to free individuals with psychiatric disabilities from the caged milieus of our communities. In a way the book characterizes the history of working with people with psychiatric disabilities ...more