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Psychosis in Practice: Making Recovery Happen

Recovery from psychosis is often approached with caution, due to issues around risk, boundaries and the misconception that schizophrenia is complex. This course will expose these issues and more, showing how to create the right environment, to ensure recovery from psychosis will happen.

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There are some Scholarship Places for people from developing countries to access this course.  Please email Karen Taylor for more details -

N.B. - You can access this course without being a member of the Recovery College - although we would recommend if you want to get full benefit of the course that you are a member.  To find out more about Recovery College membership - CLICK HERE

If you have any questions, queries or require more information about any aspect of this course - please do not hesitate to contact Jim Campbell, Recovery College Manager -

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Drawing on lectures by Marius Romme, Karen Taylor, Ron Coleman and Paul Baker, the course will allow you to begin the process of changing practices in psychosis to make recovery happen.  Designed for practitioners, family members/friends and people who experience psychosis themselves, this course will enable anyone to start making recovery happen in psychosis.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore and learn about Identify the history, origins and use of the term schizophrenia.
  • Develop an understanding around the problem with diagnosing schizophrenia.
  • Examine why the concept of schizophrenia is harmful.
  • Develop an understanding around what is meant by psychosis.
  • Look at how psychosis is perceived from a practitioner’s viewpoint.
  • Identifying the key elements of recovery in psychosis.
  • Explore recovery stories and psychosis.
  • Look at psychosis from a personal perspective.
  • Examine the ideas of ‘risk’ associated with working with someone experiencing psychosis.
  • Explore how practices and perspectives to enable recovery.
  • Develop confidence in being with the distress of psychosis.
  • Learn about ways to cope with the distress of psychosis.
  • Examine how to develop systems, environments and cultures to enable recovery for everyone.
  • Look at how to start the process of making recovery happen in psychosis.
Outline of the Course

Module 1 – Understanding the Concept of ‘Schizophrenia’
Module 2 – Putting Psychosis into Context
Module 3 – Psychosis – A Personal Perspective
Module 4 – Being with Distress of Psychosis
Module 5 – Psychosis to Recovery
Module 6 – Moving Forward into Practice

This course and all our Foundation Courses were accredited in 2015.  What this means, is that this course was examined by an External Accreditation Provider ( and was improved to reach a high standard.

When you fully completed the course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate, stating the specific learning hours.  As you progress through the course, you will be guided through a process to ensure that you are able to fully complete the course and receive a Certificate.

This certificate can be used in your professional and personal portfolios.
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