This paper clarifies the concepts of empowerment and mental health and examines the relationships in a qualitative study of psychiatric consumer/survivors participating in three innovative community mental health programmes. Published in the Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology 11: p125-142, 2001
Archive for New Paradigm Values / Principles / Approaches
This article appeared in The Communicator, Jan. 2001, by the Autism National Committee. The story of Andrew Bloomfield’s life in community.
The goal of this Review of Individualized Funding, published by the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy, July 2000, was to develop understanding, awareness, and strategies for building the capacity of individuals, families, communities, and government to implement Individualized Funding for people with disabilities in Ontario.
The purpose of the Round Table, chaired by John, was to develop province-wide principles, a policy framework, and directions for Individualized Funding, and to identify strategies for implementation. This report was published in May 2000.
This article was published in the International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 23 (2), p. 61-74, 2000
“Nothing About Me, Without Me”: Participatory Action Research with Self Help/Mutual Aid Organizations for Psychiatric Consumer/Survivors
Participatory action research with self-help/mutual aid organizations for psychiatric consumer/survivors is reviewed. This research was published in the American Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 6, 1998
Appeared in: Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation; Special Issue on Partnerships 12:2; Winter, 1998
Presented to the Empowerment Practice in Social Work Conference; Faculty of Social Work; University of Toronto; Sept. 27, 1997
This article was published in the Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation, 10:2, p. 99-112, 1997