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Sophie Ridley liked Kate Karban's blog post Mad Studies papers
Jan 6
Kate Karban posted a status
"Information about an important conference on LGBT mental health on Feb 28th: http://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/events/events.aspx"
Jan 4
Kate Karban posted a blog post

Mad Studies papers

This special edition of Intersectionalities journal is on 'Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work, and 'Mental Health'Some interesting papers here that seem to be freely available/accessible.http://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/IJ/issue/currentThanks to Peter Beresford for tweeting about this.See More
Jan 4
Kate Karban commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Working with Substance Use - Online resource
"This looks useful and I have bookmarked it for teaching undergraduate social work and social care students.  Thanks for sharing."
Jan 19, 2016
Kate Karban liked Jill Anderson's blog post Working with Substance Use - Online resource
Jan 19, 2016
Kate Karban liked Jill Anderson's blog post Stand by me: e-learning training resource on dementia
Jan 19, 2016
Kate Karban liked Jill Anderson's blog post Researchers' experiences of patient and public involvement
Jan 19, 2016
Kate Karban liked Jill Anderson's blog post Inside Out of Mind: raising awarenss of dementia care through theatre.
Jun 24, 2014
Kate Karban posted a status
"Very positive online discussion with programme leads for AMHP courses this am. Thanks to Bob Sapey, Jill Hemmington & Pearse McCusker."
May 15, 2014
Kate Karban posted a blog post

AMHP programme leads discussion this week

Hi,We have another on-line discussion scheduled here for Wednesday 4 - 5pm.  Last time we had an excellent and wide-ranging discussion and it was good to be able to share ideas and experiences.  If you are leading an AMHP course please feel free to join in.  Please contact me  (k.karban@bradford.ac.uk) or via the messages here, if you have any questions.ThanksKate See More
Mar 31, 2014
Kate Karban posted a status
"Lots of interesting comments here. Will ask Jill Anderson if we can link this in somehow Next time we can try and ensure we talk together."
Mar 4, 2014
Kate Karban posted a status
"Some of us were on the discussion / chat space and others here on the blog space. I am so sorry we didn't connect."
Mar 4, 2014
Kate Karban posted a status
"HI, I have now realised that we seem to have had two separate discussions."
Mar 4, 2014
martin gilbert commented on Kate Karban's blog post AMHP programme leads
"Hi - better late then never - am i in the right place!!"
Mar 4, 2014
Kate Karban posted a blog post

AMHP programme leads

There will be an on-line discussion for AMHP programme leads on March 4th from 9 - 10am. This is being hosted here on the Hub. Please come along and join in.We also have a dedicated group on the Hub, just clikc on 'Groups' above to find us. See More
Feb 19, 2014
Kate Karban posted a blog post

Social Work Lecturer posts at Bradford University

The Division of Social Work and Social Care at the University of Bradford is advertising two Lecturer in Social Work posts, due to staff retiring or moving on.  More information can be found here: http://jobs.bradford.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=ASS046Please can you circulate to anyone who might be interested. Thank youSee More
Dec 18, 2013

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Bradford
Institution
University of Bradford
Discipline
Social Work
Job title
Senior Lecturer in Social Work
Areas of interest and expertise
Mental health social work / Interprofessional working

Kate Karban's Blog

New resource for people who hear voices

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 18:30 0 Comments

There is a new initiative to create a resource for people who hear voices with consultation events in Bradford, London and  Durham.   The consultation aims to create an online resource for people who hear voices.  
Further details available here:
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Mad Studies papers

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 10:33 0 Comments

This special edition of Intersectionalities journal is on 'Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work, and 'Mental Health'

Some interesting papers here that seem to be freely available/accessible.

http://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/IJ/issue/current

Thanks to Peter Beresford for tweeting about this.

AMHP programme leads discussion this week

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 13:57 0 Comments

Hi,

We have another on-line discussion scheduled here for Wednesday 4 - 5pm.  Last time we had an excellent and wide-ranging discussion and it was good to be able to share ideas and experiences.  If you are leading an AMHP course please feel free to join in.  

Please contact me  (k.karban@bradford.ac.uk) or via the messages here, if you have any questions.

Thanks

Kate 

AMHP programme leads

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 11:41 1 Comment

There will be an on-line discussion for AMHP programme leads on March 4th from 9 - 10am. This is being hosted here on the Hub. Please come along and join in.

We also have a dedicated group on the Hub, just clikc on 'Groups' above to find us.

 

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:15 on October 19, 2011, Jill Anderson said…

It was great to meet you yesterday!

At 19:40 on October 19, 2011, Mike Bush said…

Hello Kate good to see you on here.

 

Regards

 

Mike

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The Continuing Education Course on Withdrawal from Psychiatric Drugs

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 17, 2017 at 9:01 0 Comments

This series of seven webinars will feature presentations by people with “expertise by lived experience,” psychiatrists, and other professionals. The educational purpose of the series is to present information and insights that arise:

  • from users’ experiences and their efforts to support others who want to taper from their psychiatric medications; research on drug withdrawal
  • the clinical experience of psychiatrists and other professionals who have supported patients…
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Stress, mental wellbeing and the health, social care and education workforce

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2017 at 13:00 2 Comments

Recently updated resource sheet is available HERE

Please let me know if you have links to add. 

Three short films about depression.

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2017 at 8:58 0 Comments

Linda Gask is the author of The Other Side of Silence: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir of Depression - an 'amazing story of both sides of mental health – the sufferer and the professional- and just how thin that wall actually is' (Annie Watkinson).

Video producer …

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Developing a National Forum for Trainee / Qualified Psychologists with Lived Experience of Psychological Distress

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

Natalie Kemp is setting up this forum.  See HERE for further details. 

Graduate Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace - new report

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

On this World Mental Health Day - 10th of October 2017 - Student Minds have published the first ever report to uncover the wellbeing of young graduates making the transition from university into the workforce.



The report, based off a survey delivered with colleagues at King’s College London and The City Mental Health Alliance, summarises findings from a large survey of over 300 recent graduates, and considers university preparation for the…

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Not by degrees: improving student mental health in the UK's Universities

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 12:48 0 Comments

Across the UK, there is a growing appreciation that mental health matters. For individuals, it can affect their ability to learn, earn, form strong and meaningful relationships, and live long and healthy lives. For government, it can affect productivity, demand for public services and levels of expenditure on out-of-work benefits. But as awareness of the importance of maintaining positive mental health continues to grow, and stigma relating to mental illness is slowly chipped away, other…

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The Positive and Mindful University - new report

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 12:43 0 Comments

'This report proposes a new way forward for higher education in addressing the problems of mental health among students as well as staff, and helping them achieve higher levels of fulfilment. More than 400,000 staff and 2.2 million students are engaged in higher education in the United Kingdom.

The pamphlet celebrates the diverse and remarkable work that is taking place at British universities. Much of this work is tilted towards offering support once problems have begun to manifest…

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International Journal for Students as Partners - latest issue

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 8, 2017 at 12:00 0 Comments

The second issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available HERE

The journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is co-edited by students and staff/ faculty from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US.

In Issue 2 you will find an editorial, 2 opinion pieces on emotion and partnership, 4 research articles, 3 reflective essays, 3 case…

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Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 5, 2017 at 12:57 0 Comments

The Terms of Reference for the review have been published and can be read HERE.  The review is due to report in Autumn 2018.  Its stated aims are to 'help government create a forward-looking plan of changes to legislation and practice, resulting in an enduring legacy of mental health support.'

Exploring Experience: Bringing Authentic Voices to Mental Health Teaching

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 4, 2017 at 21:30 0 Comments

'Exploring Experience has been developed to create an accessible and manageable resource to support teaching and study in the field of mental health and distress. Six contributors with experiences of significant distress ("Experts by Experience", or EBE) were recruited through an open strategy, and were paid* to prepare the materials on this site. We have collated 35 videos of around ten minutes each, all recording self-edited responses to open questions…

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