June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Re-imagining supervision

Went to a fascinating workshop at Lancaster University last week - based around the PhD thesis of Tracy Dryden . Her ethnographic doctoral study explored in minute detail the processes which could both support or weaken nurses' confidence in their own professional  knowledge practices.

A number of speakers presented related work.

See here for further details:…

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Added by Jill Anderson on June 28, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments

Latest mhhe ebulletin - mhhenews33

Here is a link to the June 2011 issue of mhhenews - a bimonthly ebulletin produced by the Mental Health in HIgher Education project.  It includes information about events, recent publications, funding opportunities and other items of interest (hopefully!)  to those involved in learning and teaching about mental health:

http://www.mhhe.heacademy.ac.uk/silo/files/mhhenews33.doc

 

Added by Jill Anderson on June 20, 2011 at 12:23 — No Comments

Blog?

 I'm not sure if this is ablog link but it is the name of a group that might be of interst to this group. It is the psychosis and spirituality group, hosted by Isabel Clark, a psychologist who works in Southampton The group is by request rather than entirely open.Joining seems to be a formality- A "Why are you here?" question is asked.

The aim of the group is to think about mental illness-and psychosis in particular-from a non-medical and broadly…

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Added by Terry Burridge on June 16, 2011 at 17:05 — 1 Comment

New resource sheet: developing emotional intelligence, resilience and skills for maintaining personal wellbeing

mhhe and the HEA subject centre for social policy and social work (SWAP) have recently produced a resource sheet: 'Developing emotional intelligence, resilience and skills for maintaining personal wellbeing in students of health and social care'.  I am attaching it here and hope you find it helpful.  Feedback welcome.

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Added by Jill Anderson on June 14, 2011 at 13:23 — No Comments

Voice hearing bibliography

I would like to share this annotated bibliography and some book reviews which I have produced for students to use. 

Voice%20Hearing%20Bibliography%20v1.pdf

Added by Bob Sapey on June 1, 2011 at 11:09 — No Comments

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A New Vision for Mental Health

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 20, 2017 at 19:30 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what mental healthcare would look like if, knowing what we know today, it could be redesigned from scratch?

A New Vision for Mental Health aims to both explore and suggest various answers to this question. It also aims to challenge each of the mental health professions to engage constructively with the wider…

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The Future of the Mental Health Workforce - new report.

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 19, 2017 at 9:26 0 Comments

Centre for Mental Health was commissioned by the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network to explore what the mental health workforce of the future should look like. This report presents the key findings from a review of: • The current workforce in specialist, NHS funded mental health services in England; • Current policy and its impact on the future workforce; • The views of people who work in and use mental health services, obtained through a series of consultation events and roundt able…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Mad Positive in the Academy: three short films

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

'In May 2012, the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson hosted an event entitled: Mad Positive in the Academy. This event brought engaged academics and community activists from four projects into dialogue about mad positive practices located at the intersection of mental health, formal education and social movements.

From 19 filmed interviews and roughly 7 hours of footage, we have created three short videos, or ‘web docs’ that discuss: what is means to be mad positive in the…

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Not by degrees: Improving student mental health in the UK's universities

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

How well are the UK’s universities equipped to meet the challenge posed by students’ mental health and wellbeing needs?  On the one hand, there is a growing public narrative suggesting a ‘crisis’ in students’ mental health, with frequent stories of long delays in accessing counselling, and tragic reports of student suicides. On the other, young people today are often accused of being ‘snowflakes’ unable to cope with ordinary life events. What these narratives are likely to conceal, though,…

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Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness - free e-book

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 11:00 0 Comments

Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness reveals the human side of mental illness. In this remarkable collection of interviews and essays, therapist, Madness Radio host, and schizophrenia survivor Will Hall asks, “What does it mean to be called crazy in a crazy world?”

More than 60 voices of psychiatric patients, scientists, journalists, doctors, activists, and artists create a vital new conversation about empowering the human…

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Physical health in mental illness: learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 20:47 0 Comments

'People with a mental illness are more likely to have a preventable physical condition such as cardiovascular disease, and to die earlier than the rest of the population. Nurses working in all settings can work with these people to improve their outcomes.



The Royal College of Nursing’s Mental Health forum steering group has collaborated with the charity, the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust to create this resource for nurses. Dr Sheila Hardy is a dual trained nurse who researched…

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Surviving schizophrenia - video

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 16:35 0 Comments

Elyn Saks, Debra Lampshire and Paris Williams are all world experts on mental health. They’re using their personal experiences and working in their respective fields to debunk the myths and stigma surrounding schizophrenia.

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Step Change - new framework for universities to help improve student mental health​

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 16:08 0 Comments

A new framework has been published by Universities UK.  It aims to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of students in UK higher education institutions.

Step change​  is one strand of UUK's  programme of work to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of all those who learn and work in higher education.  It aims to support university leaders to help embed good mental…

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