Recovery Blows in on the Winds of Change: Recovery Reinforcement Training Promotes a Healthier Environment for People Receiving Services and Staff
Ashcraft, Lori, Anthony, William A., Martin, Chris, Behavioral Healthcare
In our column in the February issue, we mentioned a training program used at Recovery Innovations, Inc. (formerly META Services) called Keeping the Recovery Skills Alive (KRSA). Because we had so many responses to that article, we thought you might be interested in learning more about the program and what prompted Chris to develop it. In this article we also share what some other KRSA users are experiencing and how KRSA is helping them maintain a recovery environment.
Since we can appreciate a pleasant climate more by knowing what an unfavorable one feels like, let's start there. Have you ever walked into a behavioral health environment where not even global warming could melt the surface freeze? It's the kind of place with a wind chill, instead of the warm and open hospitality needed for a recovery environment.
A recovery environment is welcoming and built on positive relationships. If we aim to promote recovery in our behavioral health services, then we need to ensure …
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Publication information: Article title: Recovery Blows in on the Winds of Change: Recovery Reinforcement Training Promotes a Healthier Environment for People Receiving Services and Staff. Contributors: Ashcraft, Lori - Author, Anthony, William A. - Author, Martin, Chris - Author. Magazine title: Behavioral Healthcare. Volume: 27. Issue: 8 Publication date: August 2007. Page number: 8+. © 2009 Vendome Group LLC. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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