Mental health lecturer + Research in mental health nursing; l work part time in a psychiatric hospital (Pittem, Belgium) and part time in a university college (Department of nursing, KATHO Vives, Roeselare)
Areas of interest and expertise
Mental health nursing: user and carer involvement, self harm, recovery, psychoeducation. Debyser, B., Defloor, T., Grypdonck, M., Verhaeghe, S. (2011). Involvement of inpatient mental health clients in the practical training of students psychiatric nursing: can it benefit patient and student? Nurse Education today; 31 (2); 198-203. Debyser, B., Deproost, E., Callens, E., & Verhaeghe, S. (2011). Selfharm: balancing between understanding and misunderstanding, an explorative study. Verpleegkunde, 2, 5 - 11
Reason for joining the mhhehub
Working collaboratively with users and carers in higher education is something that get's all my attention. So,l like to share ideas about user and carer involvement in education (and mental health care) with other people.
I hope that you have been finding the mhhehub helpful. Do get in touch with any queries or suggestions.
I wondered if you might like to add yourself to the mhhehub members map (we have recently created it). We have no-one on there yet from Belgium, and hope that the map may help with the development of networks that are less UK-centric. Please do pass the word around about the hub (there is a friend-invite link on the homepage).
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