Journal article

A Process and Intermediate Outcomes Evaluation of an Australian Recovery College

T Hall, H Jordan, L Reifels, S Belmore, D Hardy, H Thompson, L Brophy

Journal of Recovery in Mental Health | University of Toronto | Published : 2018

Abstract

Recovery Colleges are a rapidly expanding innovative approach aimed at supporting the personal recovery of people with mental health issues, yet there is a dearth of high quality evidence that evaluates this service delivery model. Objective: The aim of this evaluation was to systematically examine the processes involved in the implementation of the Mind Recovery College™ model in Australia and to measure intermediate outcomes for people who engaged with it. Research Design and Methods: The evaluation employed a co-produced mixed-methods design, involving document review, individual semi-structured interviews, a survey and focus group discussion with people engaged with metropolitan and regi..

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