The World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) has become an official partner of the Congress on Mental Health

The World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) has become an official partner of the Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century.

 

About the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation

It is an international non-governmental organization, composed mainly by interdisciplinary mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational-therapists, social educators and etc.) from all regions in the World.

The World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation was established in 1986 in France, when about 100 professionals from 35 countries met at its founding congress. This congress was preceded by an extensive international planning process, which began with the First World Congress on Rehabilitation for Mentally Ill in Helsinki, in 1970. The current President of the Association is Dr. Afzal Javed.

The mission of the WAPR is the dissemination of principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation. To provide to all stakeholders a forum for the ongoing discussion of the relevant issues concerning the long-term care of people with mental disorders. It is at the same time a scientific society, a multi-disciplinary professional organization and an advocacy group.

WAPR has organized 12 World Congresses, one every three years, in all regions (Barcelona, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Paris, New York, etc.) and numberless national or regional conferences. It is also organized trainings in collaboration with local partners, operates as technical advisor or local policymakers in mental health.

More than 40 national secretaries represent the same number of national chapters across the world. Membership of the WAPR is open not only to mental health professionals but also to researchers of various disciplines, administrators, policy makers, consumers and their relatives, and advocacy associations.

WAPR Web-site: www. wapr.info

 

Please visit the Congress’s website to access online registration for the congress program, including detailed information and registration options: www.mental-health-congress.ru/en/

Related posts

8 April 2016

PROF. DR. WOLFGANG GAEBEL, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (EPA), WITH WELCOME ADDRESS TO THE CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS

PROF. DR. WOLFGANG GAEBEL, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (EPA), WITH WELCOME ADDRESS TO THE CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS   Wolfgang...

23 January 2016

Yulia S.Shoygu, Director of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia,has joined the Organizing Committee of the I World Congress on Mental Health

Yulia S. Shoygu, Director of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, has joined...

23 October 2020

Professor Morozov was elected for the post of the Secretary General of the World Psychiatric Association

Informational source:  official website of the WPA The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) is the largest medical organization with 140 psychiatric...

12 April 2021

SPACE DAY IN RUSSIA

31 May 2022

World No Tobacco Day 2022

World No Tobacco Day takes place annually on 31 May. This year's theme is "Poisoning our planet: tobacco exposed". The...

24 May 2016

AKINDINOV S. ALEXEY, REGIONAL GENERAL MANAGER OF AZIMUT HOTEL OLYMPIC MOSCOW&AZIMUT HOTEL TULSKAYA MOSCOW, WITH WELCOME WORDS TO THE CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS

Akindinov S. Alexey, Regional General Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Olympic Moscow&AZIMUT Hotel Tulskaya Moscow the Official Congress Vanue), with welcome...

11 April 2016

DR. AFZAL JAVED,IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION, HAS JOINED THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Dr. Afzal Javed,MBBS,MCPS, D.PSYCH (LONDON), BOARD CERT.PSYCH (UK), F.R.C.Psych.(UK), M.PHIL (EDINBURGH),FRCP (Ireland), Immediate Past President World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation...

7 October 2020

Film Festival "Docu-MENTAL"

25 May 2016

Prof. Jan Burns, Head of Eligibility for the International Federation for Para-athletes with Intellectual Disabilities (INAS), will be one of the key speakers

  Prof. Jan Burns, Head of Eligibility for the International Federation for Para-athletes with Intellectual Disabilities (INAS), Professor of Clinical...

5 March 2020

SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE IN YOUNG PEOPLE: ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AND EVIDENCE BASED INTERVENTIONS

Expert Opinion Statement by Professor Ella Arensman, Director of Research, National Suicide Research Foundation, Adjunct Professor of the Department of...