RM * Recovery Model Application

Dr. Supalak Khemthong
Psychosocial Occupational Therapist
Internal conditions (persons experienced being in
recovery): hope, healing, empowerment, and
External conditions: implementation of the
principle of human rights, a positive culture of
healing, and recovery-oriented services
◦ services directed at symptom relief
 crisis intervention
 case management
◦ Rehabilitation
◦ Enrichment
 rights protection
 basic support
 self-help
Community Based Rehabilitation, CBR + RM
◦ Club House Model – Need Program Evaluation
Role of Peer Specialists
◦ Having Lived Mental Health Experience
◦ Develop Relationships with Clients – Need Staffs’
Teaching in mental health students
◦ MD, NR, OT, PSY, etc.
Possible relationship between increasing
mindfulness and increasing work
engagement, but no effect for 6-12 months.
Existing Programs
◦ Program evaluation for Effectiveness
◦ Evidence Based Practice
Integration of Programs
Purposeful Activities
Outcome Measurements
Period of Time, Staffing, Team building
Clinical Reasoning (Scientific/Procedural)
Role of Peer Specialists
Guidelines for Implementation