Lifelong Learning & Empowerment in Mental Health (LLL 2010)

Venue: Salle Laroque at the French Ministry of Health,

Location: 75007 Paris, France

Event Date/Time: Feb 11, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 12, 2010
Registration Date: Jan 01, 2010
Early Registration Date: Nov 01, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Oct 01, 2009
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Description

Mental Service Users suffering from long-term and enduring mental illnesses more than often experience difficulties in rejoining the work force or participating in meaningful activities. The aim of this conference is to present the state of the art research and current practice in the field of Lifelong Learning and Empowerment in Mental Health.

The conference builds on major new research supported by the European Commission, including the EMILIA project whose aim was to improve the way in which service users could experience greater participation and inclusion either in the delivery of services or in education and training delivery in meaningful ways which included greater social inclusion, and paid employment, however locally defined. The conference will include contributions from leading experts both within and outside the EMILIA project.

Through sharing research findings and best examples of practice we hope this conference will contribute to an increased awareness of the need to improve for Mental Health Services and vocational opportunities for Mental Health Service Users. This conference we hope will gave space and time in order to achieve this.

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