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|Title||Effect of Training Program Based on Wellness Recovery Action Plan on Knowledge and Attitude of Psychosocial Workers toward Recovery Process|
Recovery is perhaps the most recent and talked about paradigm in the mental health field, Anthony defined recovery as “a deeply personal, unique process of changing ones attitudes values feelings, goals, skills, and/or roles. It is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life even with limitations caused by illness”. The current study addresses community mental health care providers’ knowledge, attitudes before and after training program, and competencies regarding recovery from mental illness. A total of 47 participants completed pre and post test and key member attend focus group that assessed recovery constructs and provider variables. The result of gender distribution show that the male percentages 47.6 while the female percentage is 57.7%. and Age range between 23 and 45 with mean 30,7 years. The most academic qualification hold was Bachelor's Degree (66%). Descriptive statistics and Qualitative analysis indicated that providers held positive attitudes toward recovery after training program, were start with a mean score of Recovery Attitude Questions 51.787 (SD = 4.318). This increased to 62.361 (SD = 5.264) post program, were moderately competent in implementing recovery principles, and earns enough knowledge of recovery, were pre- training mean of Recovery Knowledge Question (m = 62.978), post- intervention (m =72.914), mean differences was (-9.936) and t value was (-12.163), Correlation analyses indicated that there was no significant relationship between provider knowledge and attitudes toward recovery and sociodemographic characteristics. The studies conclude that with minimal education and training we can improve the knowledge about recovery process among community mental health providers and also make their attitude positive regarding it.
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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