There are many resources available to get oneself started. They include but are not limited to: reading MRM books and chapters, researching various references, contacting MRM experts, and querying both academic programs and health care agencies that teach and/or utilize MRM.
The MRM logo offers a visual image and symbol of the key components of MRM theory. The meaning of the symbol is described by Dr. Helen Erickson.
The Society for the Advancement of Modeling and Role-Modeling was established at the University of Michigan in April 1986. The society sponsors biennial conferences and retreats and publishes a quarterly newsletter.
All people are alike in some ways and different in other ways. Some commonalities exist among people as holistic beings, including their basic needs, developmental stages and drive for affiliated-individuation. Differences among people include their genetic endowment, unique model of the world and how they adapt to stress.
Adopted at Chartering Session, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, April 1986.