Psychosocial Assessment for Community Based Psychiatric Rehabilitation: A Practice Oriented Approach

1K.J. Mathew, Sakshi Rai

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Abstract:

Community Based Rehabilitation has been recognized worldwide as a best method of rehabilitation for individuals with various Psychiatric problems. It aims to restore the wellbeing and quality of life of the individuals with Psychiatric disorders at its maximum possible level with the active participation of his/her living community. A comprehensive assessment of all psychosocial factors is very crucial to plan an effective management plan for any of such interventions. This article aims to give basic technical and practical information to the fresh professionals and volunteers in the field of Community Based Psychiatric Rehabilitation. The article attempts to combine the theoretical knowledge and author’s practical experiences from the field.

Keywords:

Community Based Rehabilitation, community volunteers, Psychiatric problems, psychosocial assessment, psychosocial interventions

Paper Details
Month12
Year2015
Volume19
IssueIssue 2
Pages83-95