Trevor P Crowe
Affiliation: University of Wollongong
- Effectiveness of a collaborative recovery training program in Australia in promoting positive views about recoveryTrevor P Crowe
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, New South Wales, 2522, Australia
Psychiatr Serv 57:1497-500. 2006..This study examined the impact of a two-day, recovery-based training program for mental health workers on knowledge, attitudes, and hopefulness related to the recovery prospects of people with enduring mental illness...
- Is therapist alliance or whole group cohesion more influential in group psychotherapy outcomes?Trevor P Crowe
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health and School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Clin Psychol Psychother 15:239-46. 2008..Future research should further investigate how patients' perceptions of the whole group influence their clinical improvement...
- Do goal-setting interventions improve the quality of goals in mental health services?Samantha P Clarke
University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW, Australia
Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:292-9. 2009..This study examines the impact of the Goal Instrument for Quality as related to the frequency and quality of goal setting...
- Improving implementation of evidence-based practice in mental health service delivery: protocol for a cluster randomised quasi-experimental investigation of staff-focused values interventionsVIRGINIA WILLIAMS
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Implement Sci 8:75. 2013..To our knowledge, there have been no studies that investigate purposeful and structured use of values-based interventions to facilitate increased autonomy as a means of promoting enhanced implementation of workplace change...
- Hope and improvements in mental health service providers' recovery attitudes following trainingJanaka David Salgado
University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
J Ment Health 19:243-8. 2010..Service providers' attitudes towards recovery can improve with formal training. However, it is unclear whether improvements depend on dispositional hope...
- Barriers to transfer of collaborative recovery training into Australian mental health services: implications for the development of evidence-based servicesShivani Uppal
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
J Eval Clin Pract 16:451-5. 2010..Transfer of training (ToT) is defined as the application of competencies acquired during training into the workplace. Poor ToT to clinical practice in mental health settings has negative implications for evidence-based service provision...
- A taxonomy for homework used by mental health case managers when working with individuals diagnosed with severe mental illnessPeter J Kelly
Department of Psychology, Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
Community Ment Health J 43:565-81. 2007..Homework focused on CAN areas of need in relation to Company, Psychological Distress, Psychotic Symptoms and Daytime Activities. The applications of the taxonomy for both researchers and case managers are discussed...
- A review of consumer involvement in evaluations of case management: consistency with a recovery paradigmSarah L Marshall
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
Psychiatr Serv 58:396-401. 2007..It also requires greater involvement of consumers in the implementation of case management and ownership of their own recovery process, not just in research that evaluates the practice...
- Clinical and reliable change in an Australian residential substance use program using the Addiction Severity IndexFrank P Deane
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
J Addict Dis 32:194-205. 2013..However, the research highlights the challenge of effectively targeting psychiatric comorbidity within alcohol and other drug abuse populations. ..
- Change in working alliance and recovery in severe mental illness: an exploratory studyAlyson L Hicks
Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
J Ment Health 21:127-34. 2012..The working alliance ("the alliance") is highlighted as important in facilitating recovery, however there is little empirical evidence concerning the relationship between the alliance and recovery in populations with SMI...
- Mental health consumers' perceptions of receiving recovery-focused servicesSarah L Marshall
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
J Eval Clin Pract 15:654-9. 2009..This study examines the experiences of mental health service consumers engaged in various recovery-focused support practices as well as examining consumer valuing of these activities...
- Collaborative goal technology: theory and practiceSamantha P Clarke
University of Wollongong NSW, Australia
Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:129-36. 2006..The CGT protocol and its utility are outlined. Theory and research from goal striving, motivation and mental health recovery domains that informed the development of CGT are described. A case example is also provided...
- The feasibility of telephone follow-up interviews for monitoring treatment outcomes of Australian residential drug and alcohol treatment programsFrank P Deane
a Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, North Wollongong, Australia
Subst Abus 35:21-9. 2014..The present study is the first to examine the feasibility and generalizability of data obtained from telephone follow-up interviews after drug and alcohol treatment in Australia...
- Preliminary development and content validity of a measure of Australian Aboriginal cultural engagementStacey L Berry
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Ethn Health 17:325-36. 2012....
- The use of metaphor for understanding and managing psychotic experiences: A systematic reviewTracy J Mould
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
J Ment Health 19:282-93. 2010..Recovery in psychotic disorders involves consolidation and transitioning processes. The ontological and orientational types of metaphor seem to form the linguistic basis of these processes...
- The reconstruction of narrative identity during mental health recovery: a complex adaptive systems perspectiveDouglas J R Kerr
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 1500, Australia
Psychiatr Rehabil J 36:108-9. 2013..1) to understand the reconstruction of narrative identity during mental health recovery using a complex adaptive systems perspective, 2) to address the need for alternative approaches that embrace the complexities of health care...
- Relative importance of abstinence in clients' and clinicians' perspectives of recovery from drug and alcohol abuseLauren Maffina
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Subst Use Misuse 48:683-90. 2013..The importance of nonabstinence components was positively associated with a person's time in treatment and recovery. Implications, limitations, and future directions are noted...
- Do spirituality and religiosity help in the management of cravings in substance abuse treatment?Sarah J Mason
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health and School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Subst Use Misuse 44:1926-40. 2009....
- Challenges in implementing evidence-based practice into mental health servicesFrank P Deane
Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Building 22, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Aust Health Rev 30:305-9. 2006..This paper evaluates the dissemination trial against key elements to promote sustained adoption of innovations. Organisational and procedural changes are required before mental health policies are systematically implemented in practice...
- Effects of supervision modality and intensity on alliance and outcomes for the superviseeDanielle Livni
Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, NSW, Australia
Rehabil Psychol 57:178-86. 2012..The purpose of this study was to assess how supervision structure and process affect supervision outcomes for the supervisee...