Module Thirteen PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES. Lesson 1 : Psychiatric reformation (2 training hours ) Lesson 2: the role of psychiatric services (3 training hours )
(3 training hours)
90minutes(2training hours of 45 minutes)
Transferring the care for people with psychiatric problems from a big psychiatric institution to the community requires the development of supporting structures that can offer prevention, diagnosis, therapy and psychiatric rehabilitation.
International experience has proved that the organization of these services for the first time is a difficult issue and can be achieved only when:
The dominant situation before the Reformation:
The conditions in the asylums were miserable:
The period of Reformation
The context of the Reformation
There were four basic targets:
Ι. The development of complete networks of psychiatric services throughout the country.
ΙΙ. Minimize the number of Asylums.
This would be achieved by:
ΙΙΙ. Ameliorate the conditions in asylums.
IV. Give the opportunities of training and further specialized studying, for suitable staff for all psychiatric services to exist
The progress of the Reformation
THE ROLE OF PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
135minutes(3training hours of 45 minutes)
Slide 13.2.1: The role of Mental Health Services
Te services of Mental Health must:
Leaflet 13.2.1: Functions of various Mental Health Services
Complete the table of the leaflet with + or - in each square according to the offer or not of the function from a service.
Slide 13.2.2: Communal Psychiatric Services: Centre of Mental Health
in schools, work places, neighborhoods etc.
in their families, new parents, couples and people that are liable to mental disorders
in sensitive population groups, (f ex immigrants, patients of physical diseases)
Slide 13.2.3: Community Psychiatric Services: Psychiatric department of General Hospital
Slide 13.2.4: Community Psychiatric Services: rehabilitation services
Slide 13.2.5: Community Psychiatric Services: units of Partial Hospitalization
Day Care CentreΚέντρο Ημέρας
Make a brief discussion regarding your work on Step 3 and the information from Step 4.
The functions of various Services of Mental Health can possibly overlap and the choice of the most appropriate one is not always obvious. Think of examples.
Leaflet 13.2.2: Exercise
Complete for every case the most adequate Psychiatric Service.