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DirectCourse | College of Recovery and Community Inclusion centers on helping people with mental health conditions recover and continue their lives within their own communities. To help make our mission a reality, we provide training for mental health practitioners based on the latest research and established best practices. By empowering organizations with measurable competencies and online training, we can measurably increase satisfaction for both practitioners and clients.
For industry-leading research to include in all of our courses, we partner with the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities. Their state-of-the-art research and cutting-edge knowledge translation activities seek both to broaden understanding about community inclusion and to improve opportunities for individuals with psychiatric disabilities to participate more fully in community life. Identifying the critical support and resources necessary for increased participation in community life, practitioners learn how to address the many barriers to inclusion faced by individuals living with mental health conditions. Together, we can create and deliver standardized training courses to increase quality and satisfaction in our industry.
To ensure that our training is in line with best practices in direct support, we include National Advisory Board and National Editorial Board in our content creation process.Meet our board members
People with disabilities should be included as full members of the community, while receiving necessary support from committed, skilled professionals.
People with disabilities should have the chance to take full advantage of their civil and individual rights – and the support needed to exercise those rights.
Everyone should have the opportunity to live their life as independently and productively as possible – and access to the support they need to continually expand those opportunities.
Safety isn’t an option – it’s a fundamental human right. People with disabilities should receive the support they need to make safe and healthy decisions to maximize the benefits they receive for their own medical, dental and mental health care.
People with disabilities have the right to make their own decisions about their lives, including about the support they receive, where they live and with whom.
Every person with a disability should receive the support they need to have a family and social, spiritual and intimate relationships.
Anyone who relies on others to fulfill basic rights, needs and responsibilities should have a direct care worker with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to do so effectively.
People who depend on others to live and fulfill their basic rights deserve ongoing stability and dependability from every care professional.
Every person with a disability should receive support based on ethics and values that reflect a commitment to civil rights, freedom, privacy, autonomy and equality.
That’s our mission. We want to give you everything your organization needs so you can educate your staff, enrich their knowledge and help them inspire everyone they work with on a daily basis.