Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
#icswyork2019 over the next three days for tweets from the 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health.
Added by Jill Anderson on July 23, 2019 at 11:16 — No Comments
I was just asked - by someone preparing a session for young people in a secondary school - for some links to resources on children and young people's mental health. They were particularly interested in alternative/critical perspectives. My initial response is below, in case of use to others (though some links are Lancaster related). Please add ideas and suggestions:
Added by Jill Anderson on July 23, 2019 at 10:52 — No Comments
The latest issue of Asylum magazine is out now. See HERE for further details and a couple of sample articles.
Added by Jill Anderson on June 6, 2019 at 23:08 — No Comments
The Think Ahead social work qualifying programme was launched in 2016, with the aim of providing a new, mental health focused route into the social work profession in partnership with employer organisations.
An independent evaluation has just been published, based on the experience of the programme over its first two years.Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 1, 2019 at 7:52 — No Comments
Madness is a complex and contested term.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 29, 2019 at 16:43 — No Comments
Are you a Lived Experience Practitioner (LXP)? (Mad) Academic? Student? Clinician? Service User? Carer?
Added by Jill Anderson on April 18, 2019 at 10:30 — No Comments
These 15 videos were created by Elisabeth Svanholmer, Charlie Heriot-Maitland and Rufus May. Filming and editing by John Richardson and his teamContinue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 12, 2019 at 20:30 — No Comments
The UK mental healthcare system is deemed by many to be failing its users, and lauded by many more as one of the best in the world. As a community of people who have journeyed through mental ill-health and well-being, we at Mental Fight Club have contemplated standards of care both abysmal and outstanding. Now, we want to instigate new thinking stemming from our collective…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 11, 2019 at 21:23 — No Comments
Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education
by Samuel Stones and Jonathan Glazzard
April 2019 2144pp ISBN 9781912508778
Student mental health is a key consideration in higher education with recent reports identifying a major gap in provision by universities and how ill-equipped…
Added by Jill Anderson on April 10, 2019 at 8:18 — No Comments
Rachel Waddingham hears voices. The first time she heard them she was lying in a bed. “You’re so stupid”, “they are watching you”, “it would be much better if you just ended it all”. She was also convinced she was being watched, that she was at the centre of a conspiracy. She ended up dropping out of university and eventually was admitted to a psychiatric unit. “I began to hear the alien speak to me, and that alien told me that I was a murderer, that it could control me, that it was going to…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 8, 2019 at 21:32 — No Comments
This is an interdisciplinary session “Spaces of Mental Health” in the 8th European Conference on Mental Health October 2nd-4th in Belfast, UK.
Space has long been interest across disciplines such as history, geography, sociology, health studies,criminology, architecture and nursing studies. The meaning ascribed to space often varies between
disciplines. This session emphasizes the theme of the conference “breaking down the boundaries” by inviting participants from different…
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 14:32 — No Comments
A range of audiovisual resources which may be of use in teaching.
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This course aims to educate a new generation of project pioneers to enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability, ill health, poverty, trauma or social exclusion. It focuses on engaging and sustaining communities to improve wellbeing – while developing skills in leadership, social welfare, project management and solving practical problems. Learners will study key topics such as:
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 14:19 — No Comments
The special issue of Critical Public Health will examine emerging new forms of public health activism, and associated novel sources of collective agency, that are evolving in the fight for health-enabling conditions. Attention to structural forms of power, and the strengths and weaknesses of individual agency have long been cornerstones of critical public health, rooted in a long-established structure-agency binary. We seek to disrupt this binary by calling for papers that draw…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 13:01 — No Comments
SMaRteN is a national research network funded by UK Research and Innovation, led by King's College London, focusing on Student Mental Health in Higher Education. Working with researchers with a range of expertise and key stakeholders across the Higher Education sector, we aim to improve the understanding of student mental health.
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 12:49 — No Comments
This degree, currently the only one of its kind in England and Wales, is designed to assist professionals in a broad range of areas, developing person-centred and values-based approaches to care, in response to the growing need to integrate health and social care.
For more information please contact Professor Michael Loughlin, Co-Director of the European Institute for Person-Centred Health and Social Care: …
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This British Educational Research Association SIG will bring together academics, practitioners and others who have a shared interest in mental health and wellbeing in relation to education. Within this special interest area, it aims to:
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A reflection on the writer’s recent experiences of starting a DClinPsy course as someone who has struggled with their mental health (and sometimes still does). Inspired by the bravery of others who have spoken about their experiences of both providing and using mental health services, they share their thoughts – with the primary aim of letting others who are experiencing something similar know that they are not alone. They also hope that this might be useful for other trainees who haven’t…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 12:10 — No Comments
An introductory course for mental health practitioners and advocates who want to gain knowledge about alternative practices and become change-makers in their field.
Learn about transformative and liberatory mental health practices beyond the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 12:09 — No Comments
We need to start talking and networking – finding common ground and common language with the other people around us. We need to get together in groups and find language for our stories that make sense to us and leave us feeling good about ourselves. Unlearn social conditioning about what it means to be ‘sick’ and ‘healthy’.…
Added by Jill Anderson on April 1, 2019 at 12:08 — No Comments