The 4P Participatory Arts Recovery Model: Peers, Product, Personhood and Positive Interaction

Fletcher, Andrew, Hackett, Simon and Carr, Susan (2019) The 4P Participatory Arts Recovery Model: Peers, Product, Personhood and Positive Interaction. Journal of Arts and Applied Health, 10 (1). pp. 41-56. ISSN 2040-2457

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Using empirical evidence from a realist evaluation of music-based wellbeing interventions, we developed a recovery-focussed model for people with mental health issues. Arts-based approaches for mental health are used internationally and the concepts described here can be understood globally, allowing for cultural variations. Our model draws on ideas of product, personhood, positive interaction and peers (4P) to increase wellbeing and promote recovery through participatory creative activity. This article describes the original study and the model itself. Drawing from McCaffrey’s work on music therapy and recovery (2011), and Leamy’s CHIME recovery model (2011), our framework can be used to potentiate recovery for people experiencing a range of challenging circumstances. We expect this empirically-based music-centred model to contribute to an ecosystem of recovery approaches.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: music participation, recovery model, realist evaluation, wellbeing, mental health, social inclusion
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2019 12:56
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2020 03:30

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