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Mental Health in Higher Education aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health and distress - across the disciplines in higher education. 

mhhe is open to educators (including service user and carer educators), practice mentors, students, practitioners, educational researchers and all with an interest in enhancing learning and teaching about mental health.

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2016 Service User Academia Symposium at ANU Commons

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AMHP PGCert Advice Event - FREE TO ATTEND at University of Central Lancashire, Westleigh Conference Centre, Lea Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0RB

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Postnatal mental health: a critical and creative discussion at William Stout Room, Friends Meeting House

April 13, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
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What's changed/is changing in mental health: Hopes and Fears for the Future at Friends Meeting House, Lancaster

May 19, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
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11th Annual Social Work Action Network Conference: Solidarity Across Borders – Defending Social Work Values In The Face Of Racism, Discrimination and Privatisation. at The Friends Meeting House

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    Critical Values Based Practice Network

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 29, 2016 at 14:30 0 Comments

    The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. It focuses on education, research and practice which attempts to critique and address the barriers to implementing values based practice in mental health in-patient settings. We have an explicit focus on exploring professional and organisational power structures which underpin these barriers. This position informs educational and…

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    Student mental health and wellbeing: report from HEFCE conferences

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2016 at 16:00 0 Comments

    HEFCE recently held two conferences regarding student mental health and wellbeing.

    The conferences provided an opportunity for colleagues from across the higher education and mental health sectors to come together and discuss how higher education providers can strategically respond to the growing demand from students for services and provision.

    The conference built on the work undertaken for the HEFCE review of provision and support for disabled students and the subsequent…

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    The patient's voice in health and social care professional education: the Vancouver statement

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 20, 2016 at 17:30 0 Comments

    The Vancouver Statement about the involvement of patients in health and social care professional education has now been published.…

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    Patient Experience Journal

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 18, 2016 at 12:30 0 Comments

    Patient Experience Journal (PXJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, and multi-method, open-access, peer-reviewed journal engaging research, proven practices and a range of perspectives, inclusive of patients and families, focused on understanding and improving patient experience. PXJ is designed to share ideas and reinforce key concepts that impact the delivery of service, safety and quality and their influence on the experience of patients,…

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    Social work student activism competition

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 17, 2016 at 14:09 0 Comments

    Social Work Education: The International Journal publishes articles of a critical and reflective nature concerned with the theory and practice of social care and social work education at all levels. It presents a forum for international debate on important issues and provides an opportunity for the expression of new ideas and proposals on the structure and content of social care and social work education, training and development. In this way, the journal makes a vital…

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    Women's experience in the psychiatric service - appearance and articulacy

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 11, 2016 at 9:30 1 Comment

    From the Recovery in the Bin website.  A useful teaching resource.

    "Following a few comments on our Facebook Group, about how some of us were lounging about in our PJs on a Sunday afternoon, a discussion about how women’s appearance and behaviour can affect how we are seen and treated in the mental health system. Joanna said there was potential for a conference and research on the issue of women’s appearance in Mental Health services as it impacts on diagnosis,…

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    AMHP programme at UCLAN - external examiner sought

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 5, 2016 at 14:25 0 Comments

    We need to replace our External Examiner for our PG Cert.  Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) programme at the University of Central Lancashire ASAP.  If anyone is interested, I am hoping that they can get in touch with me on …

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    A Core Curriculum for Sociology in UK Undergraduate Medical Education

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 3, 2016 at 17:00 0 Comments

    The Core Curriculum for Sociology in UK Undergraduate Medical Education is now available. This document provides a robust, evidence and practice-based means of linking sociological knowledge, content and topics to the GMC’s higher-level outcomes.

    Download here. …

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    Psychocompulsion and Workfare

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 22, 2016 at 12:00 0 Comments

    A number of organisations have come together under the banner of Mental Wealth Foundation to challenge the coercive strategies the current regime has used since it came to power as part of the coalition in 2010

    To gain a better understanding of these issues The Mental Health Resistance Network recently produced this film entitled Psychocompulsion and Workfare.

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    Posted by Laura Clarry on March 21, 2016 at 22:20 0 Comments

    Research: The University of Bolton – To understand how people with mental health conditions use social media for support and information.

    Ethical Approval and Funding:

    The University of Bolton’s Ethical Committee have granted ethical approval of this research. A copy of ethical approval can be sent on request.

    The research is being carried out by members of educational staff at the University in…

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