Proposal for Group Intervention With Family of Users in a Mental Health Day-hospital Through Psycho-education


Maíra Mendes Faria1 *, Mírian Rique de Souza Brito Dias1, Mônica Osório2, Eliane Nóbrega2

1Students of the eighth period of Psychology at Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde, 2Teachers of Psychology at Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde

Psychiatric Research and Reviews1

Objective: present a proposal for psychological intervention, through a therapeutic group, with the family members of users of a Reference Mental Health Service aiming at strengthening the institution / family bond. Methodology: The Arco de Maguerez was used, an instrument developed in the 70s and the basis for the application of the Problem-solving

Methodology. In this methodology, the study takes place from a certain aspect of social reality and consists of five stages: the observation of reality, the key points, the theorization, the hypotheses of solution and application to reality. Results and discussion: It is proposed that the group be divided into three modules. Module I, Crisis in Mental Health, is designed to address issues related to the crisis (concepts and definitions, alerts and signs, creative possibilities of the crisis, among others). Module II, Family member as caregiver, aims to explore the role and responsibilities assumed by family members of reference in the context of the service user’s illness. Finally, module III, Caregiver Self-Care, aims to stimulate reflections and provide a moment of self-care.

Final considerations: During the meetings, it is expected to create a space where family members can share experiences, aiming at strengthening the group to deal with the difficulties and complexities of daily life, as well as enabling a discussion on mental health and the search for strategies that ease the burden of care and the family’s suffering.

Keywords: family, psychoeducation, group, mental health, CAPS

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Maíra Mendes Faria, Mírian Rique de Souza Brito Dias, Mônica Osório, Eliane Nóbrega .PROPOSAL FOR GROUP INTERVENTION WITH FAMILY OF USERS IN A MENTAL HEALTH DAY-HOSPITAL THROUGH PSYCHO-EDUCATION. International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews, 2020, 3:39. DOI: 10.28933/ijprr-2020-05-2005


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