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Helping students adjust to university life

Interestinbg article in this months Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal on using a strengths based approach with new students to help them adjust to the transition and deal with all the insecurities that it brings. Some quite positive effects and seems to meet their initial needs.I developed an on line package attempting to "normalise" the doubts new students have, it received some positive reviews but not visited as much as I thought it would be.Anyone else been working in this…See More
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"Hi Steve.  Great that you have joined this group.  Are you using mindfulness approaches in your teaching? If so, do share a bit about what you have been doing. Best wishes, Jill "
May 13, 2014
steve lyon commented on Bill Penson's blog post the demise of biological psychiatry?
"Unfortunately, nothing ever is as black and white as we would like, and maybe that is why the biological model is often criticised as an attempt to simplify a complex situation. Wasn't this the reason why Laing attempted to get alongside and…"
May 21, 2013
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"Welcome to the mhhehub Steve.  Hope you find things here that are helpful.  Do let me know if you have any questions or suggestions."
Jan 9, 2013

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huddersfield
Institution
University of Huddersfield
Discipline
mental health nursing
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senior lecturer
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CBT
emotional intelligence (accredited MSCEIT assessor)
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Helping students adjust to university life

Posted on July 21, 2017 at 15:10 1 Comment

Interestinbg article in this months Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal on using a strengths based approach with new students to help them adjust to the transition and deal with all the insecurities that it brings. Some quite positive effects and seems to meet their initial needs.

I developed an on line package attempting to "normalise" the doubts new students have, it received some positive reviews but not visited as much as I thought it would…

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At 16:44 on January 9, 2013, Jill Anderson said…

Welcome to the mhhehub Steve.  Hope you find things here that are helpful.  Do let me know if you have any questions or suggestions.

At 12:45 on May 13, 2014, Jill Anderson said…

Hi Steve.  Great that you have joined this group.  Are you using mindfulness approaches in your teaching? If so, do share a bit about what you have been doing. Best wishes, Jill 

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

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

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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

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Nature and wellbeing - links

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

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View the collection here.

Mind Our Minds - a learning resource

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

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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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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.

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

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

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

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