Join Illume The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence on Wednesday, May 12, from 1-3 p.m. (Central) for a webinar about Illness Management and Recovery. The free webinar, “An Update on the Clinical and Research Practices on the IMR Program,” will feature a keynote by Kim T. Mueser, Ph.D.
Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) is an evidence-based practice designed to provide mental health consumers with knowledge and skills necessary to cope with aspects of their mental illness while maintaining and achieving goals in their recovery. This webinar will provide an overview of IMR (development, model, program, evidence-base), and include information about its dissemination, as well as adaptations (I-IMR, E-IMR, and targeted IMR).
Following the keynote, Places for People IMR Coordinator Colleen Doyle will discuss how IMR is practiced with individuals living with severe mental illness who are served by Places for People.
Register in advance for this webinar here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
About Dr. Mueser
Kim T. Mueser, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Professor at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University. Dr. Mueser’s clinical and research interests include family psychoeducation, the treatment of co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders, psychiatric rehabilitation for serious mental illnesses, and the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, and the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. He is the co-author of over 10 books and treatment manuals, and has published extensively, including numerous peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Mueser has also given numerous lectures and workshops on psychiatric rehabilitation, both nationally and internationally.