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Psychosocial Rehabilitation/Réadaptation Psychosociale Canada (PSR RPS Canada) is a professional organization with members representing a wide range of roles who are committed to the use of recovery practices for people who have mental illnesses and/or substance use issues. The community is comprised of family members, people with lived experience, service providers, leaders within the service system, researchers and organizations dedicated to the using the tools of psychosocial rehabilitation.

The Vision

The vision of PSR RPS Canada is that people with a mental illness and/or substance use concerns achieve full social inclusion.

The Mission

The mission of PSR RPS Canada is that PSR/RPS Canada is a leader in transforming the mental health and substance use sector through education, research and knowledge exchange. We are committed to the promotion of social inclusion, recovery and well-being of all individuals and communities.

Psychosocial rehabilitation tools are essential to the implementation of recovery practices and PSR RPS Canada believes that education is key.

PSR RPS Canada established its Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Recovery Practitioner (CPRRP) designation in 2016 to provide a credential that recognizes competencies in the practice of recovery services. The certification is based on the Competencies of Practice for Canadian Recovery-Oriented Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioners of PSR RPS Canada and the Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

There is progression of steps leading to achievement of the highly valued CPRRP credential and entry into a flexible structure for lifelong learning and development of recovery-orientated practices.

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