RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS
BOOKS AND WORKBOOKS
Froggatt, D., Fadden G., Johnson D.L., Leggatt, M., and Shankar, R. (2007). Families As partners in care: a guidebook for implementing family work. Toronto: World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders.
Glynn, S. and Backer, T.E. (1997). Involving families in mental health services: Guidebook for families and consumers. Human Interaction Research Institute, Los Angeles.
Gunderson, J.G. and Hoffman, P.D. (Eds.), Understanding and treating borderline personality disorder: a guide for professionals and families. American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., Washington.
Hatfield, A.B. (1990). Family education in mental illness. Guilford, New York.
Miklowitz, D.J. (2002). The bipolar disorder survival guide: what you and your family need to know. Guilford, New York.
Morey, B. and Mueser, K.T. (2007). The family intervention guide to mental illness. New Harbinger, Oakland, CA.
Mueser, K.T. and Gingerich, S.L. (2006). The complete family guide to schizophrenia: helping your loved one get the most out of life. Guilford, New York.
Scheifler, P. (1998). Handling Anger, patient education workbook. Psychiatric Management Resources, San Diego, California.
Scheifler, P. (1998). Medication Management, patient education workbook. Psychiatric Management Resources, San Diego, California.
Scheifler, P. (1998). Problem Solving, patient education workbook. Psychiatric Management Resources, San Diego, California.
(p.142) Scheifler, P. (1997). Team solutions: helping yourself prevent relapse, patient education workbook. Eli Lilly and Company.
Scheifler, P. and Mullaly, R. (1985). Medication Maze. Intuition Press.
Torrey, E.F. (2001). Surviving schizophrenia: a manual for families, consumers, and providers. 4th edition. HarperCollins, New York.
Weiden, P.J., Scheifler, P.L., et al. (2001). Treatment resources for understanding Schizophrenia. (TRUST) Pfizer.
Weiden, P., Diamond, R., Scheifler, P. and Ross, R. (May 1999). Breakthroughs in Antipsychotic Medications: A Guide for Consumers, Families, and Clinicians. WW Norton & Co, New York.
Wintersteen, R.T. (1987). Families educating families: a guide for family-run psychoed-ucatinal workshops. University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence KS.
Scheifler, P.L. (1987). When Mental Illness Strikes the Family: Developing Practical Communication Skills. Videotape, Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Huntsville, 701 Andrew Jackson Way, Huntsville, AL 35801, (205) 534–2628.
Scheifler, P.L. (1997). Getting on the Road to Recovery. Videotape, Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Huntsville, 701 Andrew Jackson Way, Huntsville, AL 35801, (205) 534–2628.
Sherman, M.D. and Sherman, D.M. (2007). I'm Not Alone: A Teen's Guide to Living with a Parent Who Has a Mental Illness. (Focuses on living with a parent who has schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression.) Available only through www.seedsofhopebooks.com or 1-800-901-3480.X118.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS (INCLUDING THOSE IN COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN “KEEPING CARE COMPLETE,” AN INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF CAREGIVERS OF PERSONS WITH SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS).
Source:World Federation for Mental Health.www.wfmh.org retrieved 8-20-07.
RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
Barrowclough, C. and Tarrier, N. (1992). Families of schizophrenic patients: Cognitive behavioural Intervention. Chapman & Hall, London.
Corcoran, J. (2003). Clinical application of evidence-based family interventions. Oxford University Press, New York.
Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services (2003). Family psychoeducation implementation toolkit. Author.Rockville, MD.
Diamond, R. and Scheifler, P. (2007). Treatment Collaboration, In Evidence-based mental health practice: A textbook (WW Norton Drake, R.E., Merrens, M.R, and Lynde, D.W., 2005). Norton, New York.
Froggatt, D., Fadden, G., Johnson, D.L., Leggatt, M., and Shankar, R. (2007). Families As partners in care: A guidebook for implementing family work. World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders, Toronto.
Glynn, S.M., Liberman, R.P., and Backer, T.E. (1997). Involving families in mental health services: Competencies for mental health workers. Human Interaction Research Institute, Northridge, CA.
Gunderson, J.G. and Hoffman, P.D. (Eds.) (2005). Understanding and treating borderline personality disorder: A guide for professionals and families. American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., Washington.
Hatfield, A.B. (1990). Family education in mental illness. Guilford, New York.
Hatfield, A. and Lefley, H.P. (Eds.) (1987). Families of the mentally ill: Coping and adaptation. Guilford, New York.
Hatfield, A.B. and Lefley, H.P. (1993). Surviving mental illness: Stress, coping and adaptation. Guilford, New York.
Kawanishi, Y. (2006). Families coping with mental illness: Stories from the U.S. and Japan. Routledge, New York.
Hinden, B., Biebel, K., Nicholson, J., Henry, A., and Stier, L. (2002). Steps toward evidence-based practices for parents with mental illness and their families. Unpublished (p.145) paper prepared for the Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA. Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, MA.
Keitner, G.I. (1990). Depression and families: Impact and treatment. American Psychiatric Press, Washington DC.
Kuipers, L., Leff, J., and Lam, D. (2002). Family work for schizophrenia: A practical guide, 2nd edition. Gaskell, London.
Leff, Julian. (2005). Advanced Family Work for Schizophrenia: An Evidence-Based Approach. Gaskell, London.
Lefley, H.P. (1996). Family caregiving in mental illness. Thousand Oaks, Sage, California.
Lefley, H.P. and Johnson, D.L. (Eds.) (2002). Family interventions in mental illness: International perspectives. Praeger, Westport CT.
Lefley, H.P. and Wasow, M. (Eds.) (1994). Helping families cope with serious mental illness. Harwood Academic, Newark, NJ.
Marsh, D.T. (1992). Families and mental illness: New directions in professional practice. Praeger, New York.
Marsh, D.T. (1998). Serious mental illness and the family: The practitioner’s guide. Wiley, New York.
Marsh, D.T. (2001). A family-focused approach to serious mental illness: Empirically-supported interventions. Professional Resource Press, Sarasota, FL.
Miklowitz, D.J. and Goldstein, M.J. (1997). Bipolar disorder: A family-focused treatment approach. Guilford, New York.
Mueser, K.T. and Glynn, S.M. (1999). Behavioral family therapy for psychiatric disorders, 2nd edition. New Harbinger, California.
Sartorius, N., Leff, J., Lopez-Ibor, J.J., Maj, M., and Okasha, A. (2005). Families and mental disorders: From burden to empowerment. Wiley, Chichester, UK.
Schaub, A. (Ed.) (2002). New family interventions and associated research in psychiatric disorders. Springer-Verlag, New York.
Smith, G., Gregory, K., and Higgs, A. (2007). An integrated approach to family work for psychosis: A manual for family workers. Jessica Kingsely, London.
Thorsen, G-R.B., Gronnestad, T., and Oxnevad, A.L. (2006). Family and multi-family work with psychosis. Routledge, New York.
CONTACTS FOR FAMILY EDUCATION COURSES AND MANUALS (SEE CITATIONS BELOW FOR RESEARCH ARTICLES ON SPECIFIC PROGRAMS IN REFERENCES LIST)
Training, Education, & Consultation (TEC) Family Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Mannion, E. (2000). Training manual for the implementation of family education in the adult mental health system of Berks County, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: University (p.146) of Pennsylvania, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research. (see Mannion and Solomon in References).
Journey of Hope www.namilouisiana.org (see Pickett-Schenk in References).
Family-to-Family (www.NAMI.org) (see Burland and Dixon in References).
Pacific Clinics Training Institute Christopher S. Amenson, Ph.D. Faculty Chair, Pacific Clinics Institute (http://www.pacificclinics.org/traininginstitute.html) (see Amenson in References).
Amenson, C.S. (1998). Family skills for relapse prevention. Pacific Clinics Institute, Pasadena, CA.
Pebbles in the Pond Larry S. Baker, M.Div. and Karen A. Landwehr. M.C.,
Directions in Education, Training & Consultation, P.O. Box 2478, Gig Harbor, WA98335 email: email@example.com
Baker, L.D. and Landwehr, K.A. (2007). Pebbles in the Pond: Achieving resilience in mental health. Directions in Education, Training, & Consultation, Gig Harbor, WA.
Partnerships for Recovery Patricia L. Scheifler MSW, PIP (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.recovery.bz)
Three R’s Rehabilitation Program (multidisplinary training for mental health professionals) Dr. Mary D. Moller DNP, ARNP. (www.psychiatricwellness.com); e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org (see Moller in References).
Bryce Hospital, Alabama Program Cynthia Bisbee, Ph.D.Email: email@example.com
Bisbee, C. (1991, 1995). Educating Patients and Families about Mental Illness: A Practical Guide. 484 Farmington Lane, Pike Road, AL 36064.
Program for Parenting Well, University of Massachusetts Medical School
(www.parentingwell.org) (see Hinden et al. in References).
ONLINE LEARNING COURSES
Scheifler, P.L. (2004). Effective Educational Strategies, Essential Learning, www.essentiallearning.com. This course helps mental health service providers enhance their skills for conducting psychoeducation classes.
Scheifler, P.L. (2003). Effective Educational Strategies. University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey and Eli Lilly and Company, This video teaches mental health service providers a set of skills for conducting psychoeducation classes.
(p.147) SAMPLE FORM FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO FAMILIES
CONSENT TO RELEASE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO FAMILY MEMBERS
NAME: ___________________ DOB:___________________ SS#: ____________________
I hereby request and authorize (SPECIFY PROVIDER) ______________________________
to release information regarding me to the individual(s) listed below. I understand that the purpose of this release is to improve communication between the above-named agency and the individual(s) listed below and to assist in my treatment. Treatment began at this agency on (SPECIFY DATE)________________________.
* * * * *
I hereby request and authorize you to release the information indicated below to the following individual(s)
(SPECIFY NAME/RELATIONSHIP): ________________________
You have my permission to release the following information:
___ Name of Therapist ___ Psychological Evaluation
___ Name of Case Manager ___ Scheduled Appointments
___ Treatment Programs(s) ___ Medication
___ Treatment Plan ___ Admission to/Discharge from Any Facility
___ Treatment Summary ___ Discharge Plans
___ Progress Notes
___ Other (SPECIFY): _______________________________________
I understand that this gives my consent for the release of information to the individual(s) listed above. I also understand that this allows the above-mentioned individual(s) to provide information to my therapist or case manager. I may revoke this release at any time except to the extent that the person who is to make the disclosure has already acted upon it. Except as noted above, this release will expire on (SPECIFY DATE)____________ or under the following circumstances:
WITNESS #1 DATE PATIENT DATE
WITNESS #2 DATE PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN DATE
(Second witness needed if patient is unable to give verbal consent.)
REPRINTED FROM MARSH & LEFLEY, 2003.