Sheila Lewis
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Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Being mindful of mental health - The role of local government in mental health and wellbeing
Jul 25
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Emotions linked to depression - engaging teaching resources
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Understanding Psychosis - revised version now out
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post The Mind in the Media - Radio 4 programme
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Links between mental health academics and student support services
"Hi I am aware that the College have a specific counsellor however there is as far as I am aware no communication between the counsellor and the social work programme. I teach the MH module and have had no communication with the person."
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Strengths based social work with adults
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post The State of Care in Mental Health Services: 2014-2017
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Crazywise
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Green light toolkit - MH, autism and learning disabilities
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Creative Health: The arts for health and wellbeing
Jul 24
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Critiquing personality disorder - new book
Mar 28
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post Inquiry into Adult Mental Health Services - all party parliamentary group on social work report
Oct 4, 2016
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's blog post A simple guide to avoid receiving a diagnosis of personality disorder
Oct 4, 2016
Jill Anderson left a comment for Sheila Lewis
"Glad you found the photographic resources useful Sheila. Do let me know if you come across anything else that I can add - or if you have any thoughts to share re how they can be used inteaching."
Mar 10, 2016
Sheila Lewis liked Jill Anderson's page Learning from experience
Mar 8, 2016
Sheila Lewis commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Photography and mental health
"Thank you some interesting and sensitive thought provoking resources that I can use to raise awareness."
Mar 8, 2016

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Durham
Institution
New College
Discipline
Social Work
Job title
Lecturer
Areas of interest and expertise
Mental health
Drug and alcohol
change manangement
Reason for joining the mhhehub
To keep up to date with information
To be informed about any updates or training in the relevant areas of expertise

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 19:42 on October 2, 2014, Jill Anderson said…

Welcome to the mhhehub Sheila.  It's great that you have joined. Do share some further information about your interests, and  I hope that you'll find things here that are of use to you. Try using the search box on the home page for items in your areas of interest. Set up or join a group.  Any queries or suggestions, do just get in touch. Please pass the word around to colleagues and anyone else who may be interested, and help us to build the hub through contributing. By the way, mhhehub is also on twitter: @mhhehub and we have a jiscmail discussion list: www.jiscmail.ac.uk/mhhe  

At 9:58 on October 7, 2014, Sheila Lewis said…

Thank you, I am looking forward to sharing information and hopefully teaching strategies.

At 10:24 on March 10, 2016, Jill Anderson said…
Glad you found the photographic resources useful Sheila. Do let me know if you come across anything else that I can add - or if you have any thoughts to share re how they can be used inteaching.

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What it feels like to be compulsorily detained for treatment

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 17, 2017 at 13:44 0 Comments

This is an extremely well written account and potentially useful learning resource - from the BMJ 'What your patient is thinking' series. 

Download here.

CAIPE twitter chat on service user and carer involvement in IPE

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education has scheduled a twitter chat on 24th August from 7-8pm (UK time).

The following questions will be posted during the twitter chat hour.

1.      What are your experiences of learning from patients, service users and carers in IPE?  What did you learn from them?

2.      How much power should service users have in IPE?

3.      What role, if any, do service users have to play in IPE post qualification?

4.      If…

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How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

Posted by gemma chapman on August 14, 2017 at 16:20 0 Comments

How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

People often ask how the human givens (HG) approach differs from other therapeutic approaches. Indeed, we were asked by the Professional Standards Authority when the HGI register was being assessed for accreditation. This is what we told…

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Nature and wellbeing - links

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 8:29 0 Comments

Following the CCrAMHP meeting in Lancaster on 11 August, we created a collection of links on nature and wellbeing.  Many of these relate to the local area but there are some more general links as well, so am posting the URL in case of interest. 

View the collection here.

Mind Our Minds - a learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

Mind Our Minds aims to make sure UK citizens are provided with mental health services that give everyone that uses them a good quality service when they need them.

They have produced some 'patient opinions' which may be of use in informing learning and teaching, and would welcome feedback.  See here: …

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Surviving Work in Healthcare: helpful stuff for people on the frontline

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 10:54 0 Comments

The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with austerity cuts have increasingly put clinical best-practice into direct conflict with funding. Health targets have become politically controlled, and performance has become a cynical exercise in ticking…

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A drop of sunshine

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 6, 2017 at 9:00 0 Comments

Published on 8 Oct 2014 'this film takes a controversial and contrarian view towards recovery from schizophrenia, proposing that the only treatment that can work is one where the so-called ‘patient’ is encouraged and empowered to become an equal partner in the process of healing'. Directed by Aparna Sanyal.

VIEW THE FILM

A useful teaching resource?  Respond in comments below if you have used it.

Creativity and Social Support in Mental Health: Service users' perspectives

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 2, 2017 at 9:43 0 Comments

This book weaves together service users' lived experiences of mental health recovery and ideas about how creative activities such as art, music, and creative reading and writing can promote it, particularly within social and community settings.

Find out more.

Two books about depression

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 28, 2017 at 22:06 0 Comments

Ordinarily well: the case for antidepressants

In Ordinarily Well, the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked with pioneers in psychopharmacology, Kramer combines moving accounts of his patients' dilemmas with an…

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