Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Co-production Week will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services.
Co-production is about working in equal partnership with people using services, carers, families and citizens. Co-production offers the chance to transform social care and health provision to a model that that offers people real choice and control.
For Co-production Week 2017 SCIE wants…Continue
Delivered online, this programme is the only professional learning award of its kind in the UK. It focuses on the nature of mental health in learning, teaching and training/mentoring environments. The programme will also explore how this might impact on learners, leaders of learning, mentors and other disciplinary groups such as psychologists, health professionals, managers and social workers.
The MSc Mental Health and Education programme is an innovative new subject discipline…Continue
The latest issue of Asylum magazine is now online. It features an article by Paula Peters and China Mills - 'Dead people don't claim' - on UK welfare reform suicides. Other items include an article by Jonathan Beazer on 'Mad Pride and Depression' and a conversation with Mary O'Hagan on 'Madness in New Zealand'. View full contents list and sample article here.…Continue
Critical Psychiatry outlines the history of a group of thinkers that has come to be known as the anti-psychiatry movement. Though it has been called a movement, the individual thinkers’ and authors’ ideas were often in conflict but what they share is a critical perspective on psychiatry as a discipline and institutionalised modes of care.
The current crisis in mental health services means that it is time to examine once again the key themes of critical…Continue
If you go to just one conference in 2017,
this is the one not to miss
ISPS Liverpool 2017
The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis
Making REAL Change Happen…Continue
It is time to ReOPeN comics and graphic novels! This network is based at Lancaster University. It has four core members and aims to bring together people working in diverse disciplines who share an interest in comics, graphic novels and illustrated books.
Ragged University began with four people thinking about how ideas behind the Ragged Schools initiative might be applied in a Higher Education context. It takes learning outside the walls of formal higher education institutions. The project has at its core a belief in the value of creating opportunities for people, who love what they do, to share what moves them. It is founded on the idea that universal education, free of charge, is a basic…Continue