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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. We have members from across the world.  

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. Read about our first ten years, on storify.

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Making Psychological Therapy Safe and Effective at Univesity of Sheffield- School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA

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    Short course in "Making Psychological Therapy Safe and Effective"

    Posted by Chris Blackmore on April 24, 2014 at 15:57 0 Comments

    Hi all,

    Please follow this link for information on a day-long course being held in Sheffield on June 3rd 2014 to look at how research methods and evidence can support ethical practice and improve psychological therapy outcomes. Using an engaging mix of talks, quizzes, live demonstrations and practical exercises, we will bring you up to date on therapy research findings and develop your…

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    Music Asylums: wellbeing through music in everyday life.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 24, 2014 at 14:53 0 Comments

    Taking a cue from Erving Goffman’s classic work, Asylums, Tia DeNora develops a novel interdisciplinary framework for music, health and wellbeing. Considering health and illness both in medical contexts and in the often-overlooked realm of everyday life, DeNora argues that these identities are by no means mutually exclusive. Moreover, she suggests that the promotion of health and more specifically, mental health, involves a great deal more than a concern with medication, genetic…

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    Call for Examples of Effective Practice in Independent Learning

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 24, 2014 at 14:49 0 Comments

    The Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) have commissioned Liz Thomas Associates to undertake research about Effective practice in independent learning, between March and August 2014.  As part of this study we are looking for…
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    Health Expectations: Applications invited for editor in chief

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 23, 2014 at 14:00 0 Comments

    We are looking for an Editor-in-Chief to lead a team of Associate Editors and Editorial Board Members for this highly successful journal focused on public participation in health care and health policy. 
     
    Health Expectations is a highly regarded, international, ISI listed journal (2012 Impact Factor: 2.11) covering all 
    aspects of public participation in health care and health policy, including; 
     Patient-Centred care and quality…
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    Psychiatrised Children and their Rights: Global Perspectives

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 22, 2014 at 23:50 0 Comments

    Special issue of Children and Society. 

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    SWAN Mental Health Charter

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 16, 2014 at 10:25 0 Comments

    In response to the current crisis in mental health services, the Social Work Action Network (SWAN) has developed a Charter for Mental Health. The Charter describes the impact of cuts, privatisation and welfare reform on service users and mental health workers, and argues we need to build alliances of resistance to contribute to the development of more and better support for those with mental health needs.
     
    The Charter has…
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    A request from Nessie Shia

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 14, 2014 at 16:00 2 Comments

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    I would be grateful if any hub members can share their experience regarding the process of recruiting service users and carers' involvement in Higher Education. The School of Health Sciences and Social Care at Brunel has had a long history of involving service users / carers in the curriculum. Each division within the School has different arrangement regarding payment and resources. I am one of the members of the service and carers working group and…

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    A critique of the Guardian's recent coverage of student mental health

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 14, 2014 at 15:43 0 Comments

    See here for an interesting blog posting, critiquing the Guardian's recent coverage, and its individualistic, de-contextualised stance on student mental health. Any thoughts?

    The role of the social worker in adult mental health

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 14, 2014 at 15:30 0 Comments

    Care Minister Norman Lamb and the Chief Social Worker for Adults Lyn Romeo joined The College of Social Work at the House of Commons last week to celebrate the launch of a report detailing the specialist role for social work in adult mental health services.

    The paper ‘The Role of…

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    Research for all: a journal for all

    Posted by Jill Anderson on April 14, 2014 at 10:00 0 Comments

    This journal, to be launched by IOE Press, will focus on the role of academic research in society at large, and the role of society at large in academic research. It will publish empirical research and critical analyses of public engagement with research across all academic disciplines; opinion pieces from public perspectives and engagement intermediaries; and reviews of books and events. It is a forum for sharing the learning from…

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