Illness Management and Recovery

December 14, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Illness Management and Recovery

Trainer: AnnaMarie Toto, EdM

Price: $95

This full day workshop is for mental health frontline staff who want to learn this SAMHSA evidenced based practice model. The Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) Program helps people set meaningful goals for themselves, acquire information and skills to develop more mastery over their psychiatric illness and make progress towards their own personal recovery.

IMR provides motivational, educational and cognitive based strategies that focus on helping clients achieve recovery. IMR is designed for almost anyone who experiences symptoms caused by a major mental illness.

The Goals of IMR are to:

  • Instill hope that change is possible.
  • Help people establish personally meaningful goals.
  • Teach information about mental illness and treatment options.
  • Develop skills for reducing relapses, dealing with stress, and coping with symptoms.
  • Provide information about where to obtain needed resources.
  • Help people develop or enhance their natural supports for managing their illness and pursing goals.

About the Trainer…

Anna Marie Toto, EdM has an unwavering passion for raising the standard of care to improve outcomes for people living with mental illness.  She has over 20 years of clinical, training, consultation and curriculum design experience.  She also has expertise in translating evidence-based practices (EBPs) in program settings across the continuum of mental health care services. Ms. Toto has organized, led, and consulted on statewide and national recovery and wellness initiatives.  She is a highly skilled collaborator and implementer of Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and other EBPs.

Paying by purchase order? Please contact Lindsay Rivera at 201-843-5218, ext 5226 or LindsayB@careplusnj.org