Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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Shaping our Age was a three year research and development project supported by the Big Lottery Research Programme and a unique partnership between Royal Voluntary Service, the Centre for Citizen Participation at Brunel…Continue
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See here for a summary of the responses received to the recent HCPC consultation.
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The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is holding a series of education seminars around the UK aimed at education providers running an HCPC approved programme. This year's seminars will cover two themes: Social work and approved mental health practitioner (AMHP) programmes, and Service user and carer involvement.
The seminars are free of charge and places must be booked in advance. It is anticipated that demand will be high so please book early in order to guarantee your…Continue
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Mental ill health accounts for some 15% of the disease burden in developed countries, yet spending on mental health research makes up just 5% of the total UK health research budget and psychiatry has been identified as a vulnerable clinical discipline.
In January 2012 the Academy formed a working group to develop a position paper on the training of academic psychiatrists in the UK.
The report aims to identify the challenges and barriers in recruiting and retaining trainees, and…Continue
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The ESRC funded 'geographies of missing people' project launched its main report this week, alongside 'Missing People, Missing Voices: stories of missing experience' which draws on 45 narrative interviews of people reported as missing. Many people report mental health issues and crisis as a trigger and a result of going absent. Please see
www.geographiesofmissingpeople.org.uk to download the text and…Continue
Presentations, talking heads and blog postings linked to the University of Leeds/HEA seminar series are now available on line here.
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Blog posting by Dave Harper - introduces new book and linked resources for lecturers on Psychology, Mental Health and Distress. See here.
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THANK YOU TO JOAN, JILL, CAROLINE, DINA, ANDREW, THURSTINE, AND BART AND ALLIES WITH LIVED EXPERIENCE FROM BELGIUM FOR CONTRIBUTING TO AN INVALUABLE TALK TONIGHT ON THE USING OF LIVED EXPERIENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING. I SHALL POST THE MAIN POINTS WITHOUT REFERENCE TO SPEAKERS ON THE HUB IN THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. BUT IF ANY OF THE CONTRIBUTORS PREFER THAT THEIR COMMENTS (ANONYMISED) ARE NOT INCLUDED - CAN THEY PLEASE LET ME KNOW
A great intro from the even greater Angela Woods to her article which can be accessed free on the link below.Continue
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We now have 56 members of the mhhehub from outside the UK: Australia (10), Africa (1), Argentina (2), Belgium (3), Canada (8), Czech Republic (1), Finland (1), Germany (4), Eire (4), Israel (3), Japan (1), NewZealand (3), Portugal (2), Sweden (3), USA (11). If you are one of these and have not already added yourself to the member map, please do, as this will enable others to find you. Please do pass the word around. We are conscious that much of the content on the hub is UK-focused. If…Continue
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Building on committments made at the symposium over the past couple of days I've just shared the link to the hub with my 115 student colleagues on our Facebook group page. Hopefully this will encourage several more members of this brilliant resource.
View the photos by scrolling down on the mhhehub homepage!
Just read Irene Mckintosh blog on creative tweeting. She has encouraged people to try and 'tweet' a work of fiction (limited edition obviously!)- I think this is a wonderful idea - and taking it further - we could tweet a rolling creative narrative - with people adding tweets that develop the story further - what do you and colleagues at the current seminar think?
A pedagogy for uncertain times has itself to be uncertain. It is open, it is daring, it is risky, it is, itself unpredictable. . . A pedagogy for uncertainty will be ontologically disturbing and enthralling all at once. It will be electric, as one move sparks another and in unpredictable ways. . . This pedagogy is a form of restrained anarchy; even a disciplined anarchy – with its spaces and its risks
Barnett, R. (2007) A Will to Learn: Being a Student in an Age of…Continue