Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
2 wellbeing practitioner posts are now live on the recruitment portal.
There are opportunities for wellbeing practitioners to join an existing team of multidisciplinary staff:…Continue
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We are Chronically Academic, a network of academics with disabilities and chronic conditions. We welcome members across all academic disciplines. Our aim is to create a network of mutual support and resources for academics with disabilities and chronic conditions and to raise public awareness for our cause. Our team members all have personal experiences with disabilities and/or chronic conditions. We aim to help others with practical advice in finding concrete solutions to the issues they…Continue
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The Videos uploaded on this Channel are a glimpse of presentations selected and edited from INTAR India 2016 (26-28 November, 2016, Lavasa, Maharashtra).
'India, and nearly all countries in Asia region, have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Persons with mental health problems and psychosocial disabilities are still on the margins of efforts at mainstreaming disabilities in development.
We have faith in Article 19…Continue
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Universities UK has established a programme of work on mental health in higher education to ensure that wellbeing and mental health are a strategic priority for universities. Two principles inform this work:
We are working in partnership with Public…Continue
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There is an interesting article in the latest issue of Social Work Education, which will have relevance across the disciplines.
Service user or service provider? How social work and human services students integrate dual identities
Students studying undergraduate social work and human services (SWHS) degrees may have used health and human service agencies, before and during their university education. Using services provides them with insights that are useful for…
I was asked today about engaging resources for integrating in to teaching on the emotions - as linked to depression.
I came up with a very miscellaneous list! (see below). Any other thoughts/suggestions would be very welcome. Please use comments box below.
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This relates to schools, will be of interest in those involved in teacher education and may have relevance for others too.
The PSHE mental health guidance has been produced under a grant from the Department for Education and is accompanied by a set of lesson plans spanning key stages 1-4.
Key issues are covered, including:
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Understanding Psychosis has been revised - to address concerns about a lack of attention in the original report to the role of cultural differences, and how those impact on individual experiences of psychosis.
The revised version can be downloaded HERE.
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In partnership with Institute for Mental Health's Peer Support Education Team, students and staff at the University of Nottingham’s School of Health Sciences are launching a new initiative to support people who are studying within the school.
In recognition of the specific challenges faced by people studying to be healthcare professionals, the ‘Bridge Network’ is being created.
The network aims to set up peer support groups led by student peer facilitators; meeting with each…Continue
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In March 2017, commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation, NatCen conducted a survey amongst its panel members in England, Scotland and Wales. This aimed to understand the prevalence of self-reported mental health problems, levels of positive and negative mental health in the population, and the actions people take to deal with the stressors in their lives. 2,290 interviews were completed, with 82% online and 18% by phone.
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If you ask the author, Nathan Filer, when he first came into contact with mental illness, he'll tell you it was in 1999 when he first became a psychiatric nurse. But, like many of us, he'd actually met it much earlier : through film, drama and the news. Like many of us, his understanding had been shaped by how the media chose to portray it. But he quickly realised how very different real life was to fiction and the reports. Now he asks what does that difference do to us - both as a society…Continue
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This is the start of a process of digitising past issues of Asylum.
It's no longer 50p but still great value!
Do you/your library/students subscribe?…Continue
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An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices.
Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe have assembled an array of international scholars, activists, and practitioners whose work exposes and disrupts the dominant neoliberal and individualist practices found in…Continue
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Compiled by Annie Grant and Ruth Liss and hosted on the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education website:
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Co-production Week will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services.
Co-production is about working in equal partnership with people using services, carers, families and citizens. Co-production offers the chance to transform social care and health provision to a model that that offers people real choice and control.
For Co-production Week 2017 SCIE wants…Continue
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Delivered online, this programme is the only professional learning award of its kind in the UK. It focuses on the nature of mental health in learning, teaching and training/mentoring environments. The programme will also explore how this might impact on learners, leaders of learning, mentors and other disciplinary groups such as psychologists, health professionals, managers and social workers.
The MSc Mental Health and Education programme is an innovative new subject discipline…Continue
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The latest issue of Asylum magazine is now online. It features an article by Paula Peters and China Mills - 'Dead people don't claim' - on UK welfare reform suicides. Other items include an article by Jonathan Beazer on 'Mad Pride and Depression' and a conversation with Mary O'Hagan on 'Madness in New Zealand'. View full contents list and sample article here.…Continue
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