Student perspectives: recovery college experience

Student perspectives: recovery college experience Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore Recovery College from a student perspective and consider what contributes to making Recovery College effective. Design/methodology/approach – The authors draw on interviews with students, course feedback forms, a detailed narrative of one of the authors’ experiences as a student and the authors’ own reflections. Findings – Students’ experience is that Recovery College is effective because of the social relational factors, learning from other students and the collaborative co‐production approach; the educational approach learning skills and knowledge, and choice and progression to personal goals. Originality/value – This paper explores key aspects of Recovery College from a student perspective, informing the authors about possible components to their effectiveness. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mental Health and Social Inclusion Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
2042-8308
DOI
10.1108/MHSI-05-2014-0016
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore Recovery College from a student perspective and consider what contributes to making Recovery College effective. Design/methodology/approach – The authors draw on interviews with students, course feedback forms, a detailed narrative of one of the authors’ experiences as a student and the authors’ own reflections. Findings – Students’ experience is that Recovery College is effective because of the social relational factors, learning from other students and the collaborative co‐production approach; the educational approach learning skills and knowledge, and choice and progression to personal goals. Originality/value – This paper explores key aspects of Recovery College from a student perspective, informing the authors about possible components to their effectiveness.

Journal

Mental Health and Social InclusionEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 5, 2014

Keywords: Education; Recovery; Mental health; Recovery College; Student perspective

References

  • Co‐delivered and co‐produced: creating a recovery college in partnership
    Meddings, S.; Byrne, D.; Barnicoat, S.; Campbell, E.; Locks, L.
  • Recovery Colleges
    Perkins, R.; Repper, J.; Rinaldi, M.; Brown, H.

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