Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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Added by Jill Anderson on January 15, 2018 at 16:26 — No Comments
Personification Across Disciplines (PAD 2018) -An interdisciplinary conference at Durham University
17-19 September 2018
Added by Jill Anderson on January 8, 2018 at 11:18 — No Comments
The Journal of Disability Studies in Education (JDSE) is an interdisciplinary journal that focuses upon the experiences and outcomes of people with disabilities in education. DSE focuses upon the overt and covert barriers to access to, and presence, participation and success in education for people with disabilities. JDSE will therefore examine the architecture and cultures of education across all sectors: early childhood education; elementary education; secondary education; higher…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on January 4, 2018 at 15:09 — No Comments
#EmergingProud is a grassroots film made from a compilation of interview clips conducted by Katie Mottram, and clips sent in by people wanting to share their stories for the campaign. The #EmergingProud campaign aims to reframe so called 'madness' as the catalyst for a positive transformation, if properly supported and validated. This film was made possible thanks to those who #EmergedProud to share their personal stories, and the donations of the music and artwork featured in the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 20, 2017 at 18:30 — No Comments
Myths and legends exist in every culture. Typically, they are so commonly believed that they are not noticed or questioned by most people within the culture. Even in this day and age of “evidence-based education” many myths survive through assumption, authority, or poorly grounded claims that the evidence says ‘such and such’.
Added by Jill Anderson on December 12, 2017 at 16:41 — No Comments
Added by Jill Anderson on November 24, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments
Drayton Park women’s crisis house in North London offers an alternative to hospital admission for women experiencing mental health crises. It was Shirley McNicholas’ vision that brought it into existence and she has been leading the service since it opened. As it approaches its twentieth anniversary in December, she talks to Anne Cooke.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 24, 2017 at 16:21 — No Comments
In this episode Alec talks about collaborative autoethnography, hyphen identities and the importance of telling stories that challenge the dominant narrative about mental illness. He shares some ideas about why different writing strategies are important, how to become a better storyteller and the need to write from different perspectives.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 23, 2017 at 17:20 — No Comments
This film may be useful for triggering discussion about how sexism affects mental wellbeing.
On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women... (10 minutes)
Added by Jill Anderson on November 23, 2017 at 9:57 — No Comments
This handbook offers research-based guidance for academic teachers and leaders – as the drivers of innovation in university teaching and learning – to understand how and why particular curriculum choices or pedagogical approaches might support or undermine the psychological needs and academic outcomes of university students. By providing easily adaptable and transferable ideas for designing curriculum and assessment, and by fostering teaching and learning practices that support student…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 22, 2017 at 19:51 — No Comments
More than 8,200 people with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities in Croatia remain in segregated institutions and psychiatric hospitals with little control over decisions that affect their lives, Human Rights Watch said. While the Croatian government has made some progress in protecting the rights of people with disabilities, the process of moving people out of institutions and into community-based living arrangements has been limited and slow. In a video released by Human Rights Watch,…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 19, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments
Stories of people with lived experience of mental health difficulties - shared on the Centre for Mental Health website.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 18, 2017 at 12:34 — No Comments
Globally, the appetite for higher education is great, but what do students and societies gain? Quality in Undergraduate Education foregrounds the importance of knowledge acquisition at university. Many argue that university education is no longer a public good due to the costs incurred by students who are then motivated by the promise of lucrative employment rather than by studying a discipline for its own sake. McLean, Abbas and Ashwin, however, reveal a…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 18, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments
'The International Institute for Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal (IIPDW) was created to respond to a glaring need in mental health: to develop ways for helping people withdraw from psychiatric drugs.
Mental health has failed to provide support to people who want to reduce or withdraw from their psychiatric drugs. Often, people are simply told it is a bad idea, and thus are left to try to reduce or withdraw without the support they need.
Indeed, psychiatric drugs have been…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 18, 2017 at 11:55 — No Comments
The essays in this book cover topics such as disclosure of disabilities, accommodations and accessibility, how to be a good abled friend to a disabled person, the trigger warnings debate, and more. Written for a popular audience, for those with disabilities and for those who want to learn more about living a disabled life, Life of the Mind Interrupted aims to make higher education, and the rest of our society, more humane.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 18, 2017 at 11:43 — No Comments
I See You is about a girl being cared for by her father after being discharged from psychiatric hospital. The father cares emotionally and practically. He stays present in response to the girl’s anger and despair and tries metaphorically to give the girl her childhood back.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 17, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments
Medicated Stable is an animated film that explores some of the experiences of mental health treatment, support and recovery in Southampton. Funded by NHS England, this animated film produced by Healthwatch Southampton is based on ‘Barriers and Facilitators for promoting recovery in mental health’ a research paper co-produced by Healthwatch Southampton and the University of Southampton.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 17, 2017 at 15:16 — No Comments
Britain’s first university centre dedicated to improving mental health in schools has opened.
The Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools has been established at Leeds Beckett University.
Similar centres already exist in the US and Canada. Its aim is to create a network of educators, mental health practitioners and …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 16, 2017 at 14:08 — No Comments
Stirling University film looking at MH through a Trauma Lens featuring staff, graduates & clinicians.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 15, 2017 at 10:32 — No Comments