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Recovery Roadmap: A Collaborative Multimedia Tool for Person-Centered Recovery Planning

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: National Institutes of Health
Contract: 2R44MH100712-03
Agency Tracking Number: R44MH100712
Amount: $1,415,073.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 104
Solicitation Number: PA14-197
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-06-01
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-05-31
Small Business Information
Needham, MA 02494-3146
United States
DUNS: 621513451
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
Phone: (617) 467-6014
Research Institution

DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantPeople in recovery from serious mental illness are often excluded from making decisions about their own mental health carefrequently resulting in poor alliances with their care providersWhile the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act addresses this issue by requiring programs to be person centered and recovery orientedproviders often struggle to identify concrete ways to change their practicesPerson Centered Recovery PlanningPCRPis an evidence based approach to collaborative service planning among an individualthe treatment teamand supportsPCRP maximizes client choice and ownership in the treatment process in order to achieve recovery goalsDissemination of PCRP in the mental health field has been gradualand training opportunities are limitedAs a resultmany people with mental illness continue to experience low self efficacy in participating in their treatment planningRecovery RoadmapA Collaborative Multimedia Tool for Person Centered Recovery Planning is a highly interactive web based tool that provides guidance for providers and people in recoveryand promotes widespread implementation of PCRPThe Recovery Roadmap prototype was developed and tested by the Center for Social InnovationCin partnership with Yale University s Program for Recovery and Community HealthPRCHunder a Phase I Small Business Innovative ResearchSBIRgrant funded by the National Institute of Mental HealthNIMHRMHThe interactive web based tool consists of two modulesone for service providers and one for clientsThe provider module presents didactic information and exercises to help providers gain the necessary knowledge and skills to implement PCRPThe client module helps people in recovery engage in their care by identifying priorities and life goalsas well as gaining skills in advocating for themselves and driving their
own careResponse to the Roadmap was overwhelmingly positiveproviders and clients noted concrete changes in the treatment planning processProviders and clients reported statistically significant improvements on the Person Centered Care QuestionnairePCCQa measure of PCRP implementationPhase II will refine the prototype Roadmap to streamline contentprovide additional handouts and exercises for providers and clients to complete togetherexpand the audio video vignettes and case studiesand add interactive online coaching and support for providersPhase II also involves a robust evaluation of the Roadmapusing a quasi experimental design in a fully powered trialApproximatelycommunity based mental health programs will be randomized into Recovery RoadmapRRor Treatment as UsualTAUconditionsA total ofproviders will be recruitedRR nTAU nEach provider will recruit two clients to participateRR nTAU nData will include one pre test and three post tests with providers and clientsinterviews with providers and administratorsnetwork analyticsand administrative client dataThis phase will culminate with the dissemination of findings and preparation for Phase III commercialization

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