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    • Evaluating the impact of participation in consumer-run organizations 

      Shagott, Todd P.; Vu, Chi C.; Reinhart, Crystal; Hymer, Kimberly; Collins, Vicky; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Consumer-run organizations (CROs) serve as drop-in and activity centers for adults diagnosed with mental illness. These nonprofit organizations, which are entirely run by consumers (people diagnosed with a severe and ...
    • An examination of becoming a certified peer specialist 

      Grant, Emily A.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Peer support between mental health consumers in the mental health system is not a new concept. However, the position of Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is a recent addition to the mental health system. CPSs are people in ...
    • Member retention in consumer-run organizations 

      Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; Vu, Chi C.; Shagott, Todd P.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Meissen, Gregory J.; Wituk, Scott A.; Hymer, Kimberly; Banta, Adrienne (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Consumer run-organizations (CROs) have been empowering and socially supportive settings chosen by mental health consumers as a complement or an alternative to traditional mental health services. According to previous ...
    • Science to service and service to science with Kansas consumer-run organizations 

      Reinhart, Crystal; Meissen, Gregory J.; Wituk, Scott A.; Shepherd, Matthew D.; Collins, Vicky; Shagott, Todd P.; Vu, Chi C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Consumer run organizations (CROs) are run by persons with severe and persistent mental illness and provide a place for those with mental illness to interact with others in the community. The Self-Help Network: Center for ...
    • Self-help and nonprofit characteristics in mental health consumer-run organizations 

      Reinhart, Crystal (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
      Mental health consumer-run organizations (CROs) are organizations that incorporate the characteristics of self-help groups and nonprofit organizations. As self-help behavior settings, CROs impact the members and members ...