Following a question on the forum, a discussion has arisen regarding the Children Of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) Australian initiative.
For those of you who are unaware of this, please find below a link to the COPMI website and some journal article titles regarding COPMI to get you started.
-A “Snapshot” of Australian Programs to Support Children and Adolescents Whose Parents Have a Mental Illness Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 2009, Volume 33, No. 2, 125–132
–Evaluation of a resilience-based intervention for children of parents with mental illness 2008 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
We would be keen to hear your experiences of how your country works with clients in this situation?
– Do you involve children of parents with mental illness in your therapy/ intervention?
– If so, how do you do this? Do you use specific assessment techniques or interventions?
We look forward to hearing your responses!