The course is intended to contribute to the participants systematic and versatile understanding of the individual recovery process from the perspective of service users.
Participant has acquired the knowledge about recovery process and an insight into user perspective. They also acuired knowledge on user oriented and user led mental health services. Professional skills and abilities are improved to promote recovery by shaping new methods of professional relationships and service structure.
The following main topics will be discussed:
1) Recovery model of mental health problems
2) User involvement, user movement. Self-Advocacy and peer support.
4) Involvement, participation, citizenship. The identity beyond psychiatry.
5) Language and identity. New roles.
6) User led services.
Lecturer: Zsolt Bugarszki, PhD
Zsolt Bugarszki, PhD is lecturer at Tallinn University. Dr. Bugarszki was born in Budapest, Hungary. For more than 12 years he had been teaching at ELTE University's Faculty of Social Sciences in Budapest. Besides his academic career he has been working in different services and development project in the field of community-services in many Eastern-European and post-Soviet countries. His special expertise is service development in low- and middle income countries. He is the director of the international organization CARe Europe.