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Questions? Contact founder and instructor David Lukoff, PhD by email or call (707) 763-3576.

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Spirituality & Recovery from Mental Disorders

About this course

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This course is free to visit. Collecting CE requires filling out the CE Quiz Form and paying the tuition fee of $89. THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR BBS AND BRN CE, NOT FOR APA CE.

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Introduction to Course
Link to Introduction to Course
Course Description | Course Objectives | Instructions for Taking This Course | Instructions for CE credit | Help with the Course | Software and Equipment needed | Refund Policy | Difficulties | Course Outline and Suggested Times

Lesson 1-
The Recovery Model
Recovery Model | Recovery versus Medical Model | Example of a Recovery Oriented Clinical Program

Lesson 2 -
History of the Consumer Movement
History of the Consumer Movement | Case Example and Advocate | Stigma | Online Support Resources

Lesson 3-
Historical Background
Definitions of Spirituality and Religion | Theoretical Background | New Diagnostic Category: Religious or Spiritual Problem

Lesson 4-
The Spiritual Journey in Mental Disorder
Mental Disorder as a Spiritual Journey | Case Examples | Telling one's Story | Tracing its Symbolic/Spiritual Heritage | Creating a New Personal Mythology

Lesson 5-
Genuine Religious Experiences
Genuine Religious Experiences

Lesson 6-
Link to 6 Spiritual Support

Spiritual Support | Psychiatrically Hospitalized Patients

Lesson 7-
Peer Counseling and Consumer-run Programs
Peer Counseling | Consumer-Run Programs
Advanced Directives

Lesson 8-
Online Resources

Case Based Tour | Self-Help Resources | Recovery Model in Mental Health | Religious and Spiritual Resource