Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Two new collections of web links are evolving on bundlr:
(1) 'service user and carer involvement in education' draws together university involvement pages and other related resources: http://bundlr.com/b/service-user-involvement-in-education.
(2) 'psychiatric medication and ECT' draws together resources which may be of use in teaching: …Continue
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A new academic mailing list has been established: the Moral Panic Reseaerch Network. Its purose is to bring together: scholars from a variety of disciplines who share an interest in moral panics; media practitioners, including journalists; and anyone else with an interest in moral panics. The network is intended to be as open as possible, in order to stimulate
discussion from a variety of perspectives; anyone who is interested in moral panics is very welcome to join the…
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mhhe and the CCrAMHP group in Lancaster (Critical and Creative Approaches to Mental Health Practice) group have just hosted a visit from Joseph Atukunda of Heartsounds Uganda. Whilst in the North West, Joseph visited the Comensus project at UCLAN to find out about service user and carer involvement in education.
Heartsounds is an innovative initiative bringing together UK and Ugandan…Continue
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Hearing Voices H7STERIA with the BBC Concert Orchestra Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, and broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 3 December, 7:30pm
Jocelyn is collaborating with singer Melanie Pappenheim and director Emma Bernard on a new piece for H7STERIA with the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Charles Hazlewood.…Continue
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These may be of use in teaching. . .
National wellbeing interactive wheel of measures:
Spin the wheel to view all measures of national well-being. It presents the breadth of measures used in the measurement of well-being, and allows comparisons between the most recent data in the time series for each measure.…Continue
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UK database of uncertainties about the effects of treatments (DUET)
Jame Lind Alliance - Bringing patients, carers and clinicians together to identify and prioritise the unanswered questions they want health research to address.
James Lind library - Documenting the evolution of fair tests…Continue
The word 'partnership' is often used to describe the relationship between health and social care providers and service users, but in reality this can appear to be empty rhetoric. Stakeholders may fulfil their obligations and use the language of service user involvement while traditional attitudes and practice remain unchanged.
This inspiring book - by Julie Gosling and Jackie Martin - sets out how to make true partnership work. Built around the stories of real partnerships and written…Continue
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Two new films from SCIE focus on transition from children’s to adults’ services for young people with mental health problems. In the first film, four young people from different parts of the country share their experiences of transition. In the second film, we see a pilot scheme developed by Sheffield Health and…
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Film clips of talk by Rufus May:
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Therapeutic Communities: The International Journal of Therapeutic
Edited by: Dr Steve Pearce, Oxfordshire Complex Needs Service, UK
The Editor is currently seeking papers for inclusion in "Therapeutic
Communities: The International Journal of Therapeutic Communities" . The
journal is the international journal of The Consortium for Therapeutic
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Time to Think Differently is a new programme of work aimed at stimulating debate about the changes needed for the NHS and social care to meet the challenges of the future. Through it, the Kings Fund, hopes to generate new thinking about innovative ways of delivering high-quality care, and support health and social care leaders in their decision-making.
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TCSW are advertising for new posts - of particular interest to the HE community is the post of Education Advisor
"We are looking to recruit an experienced and committed professional, to support the implementation and further development of the reforms to social work education.
You will lead the scheme to endorse social work qualifying programmes and continuing professional development and will promote and develop strong working relationships with the education…Continue
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The ninth international Gender and Education Association conference, 'Compelling Diversities, Educational Intersections', hosted by the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, engages with key debates surrounding the interplay between dynamics of education, work, employment and society in the context of crisis, upheaval and cutbacks, which reconfigure axes of intersectional inequalities. In considering diversity in education, this conference will explore the relationship between new…Continue
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Report by the Schizophrenia Commission:
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The Royal College of Psychiatrists is pleased to announce the launch of its new initiative, Pathfinder Fellowships, which provides a unique and exciting opportunity for medical students in their penultimate year of study who are interested in pursuing a career in psychiatry. We are seeking the next generation of psychiatrists to lead the profession into the future.
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The HEA is offering a new opportunity for higher education institutions to transform their assessment strategy.
The organisation is looking for eight higher education institutions to take part in a national pilot scheme. The scheme aims to help institutions transform their assessment strategy through applying the review tool contained in A Marked Improvement. The publication has been…Continue
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