Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Article in new journal - Intersectionalities.
Added by Jill Anderson on September 19, 2012 at 13:49 — No Comments
In the last year a range of radical education projects have sprung up across the UK. With the threat to academic values posed by the coalition government’s higher education ‘reforms’, it seems that people across a range of institutions (and outside of them) are trying to explore different, freer and more autonomous ways of learning.Continue
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This book addresses philosophical issues - including conceptual challenges and opportunities - raised by the notion of recovery of people with experience of mental ill health.
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Interesting blog post by Martin Webber, advertising the Mental Elf: http://martinwebber.net/?p=688
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Calls open today for the HEA's latest round of Teaching Development Grants.
The departmental round of grants is open to single departments in HEIs and grants will be awarded to projects that encourage cooperation between colleagues to support the enhancement of learning and teaching.
Key themes for this academic year are assessment and feedback and flexible learning. Projects in these areas will be awarded 75% of available funding while the remaining 25% is dedicated to an open…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 28, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments
Transference and Counter Transference
This book describes the therapeutic concepts of transference and counter transference, originally developed by Freud, in the context of daily practice for social care workers and supervisors in their contact with clients.…
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Call for Proposals: Deadline, October 1, 2012
This is the 2nd call for proposals for SELLING SICKNESS, 2013: PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS, a grassroots February, 2013 Washington, D. C. conference for academic scholars, healthcare reformers, consumer activists, progressive health journalists, and all who are concerned about disease-mongering, overtreatment, overdiagnosis, overmedicalization, conflicts of interest, & misleading marketing.
Further details of the …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 28, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
Funding is available for HEA-subscribing universities and colleges to host an event as part of the discipline workshop and seminar series during the 2012-13 academic year.
Grants of £750 are available to institutions to host and deliver a workshop or seminar on teaching and learning in a discipline context and to produce an associated report for the sector.
Institutions are invited to share best practice, findings from research and/or evaluation work, and/or share…Continue
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CPD workshop on: Can there really be a recovery model for mental health?
Whilst recovery has recently been promoted as the proper aim for mental healthcare, there has been little agreement about what it involves, whether it is a genuine contrast to a bio-medical view of psychiatric care, and what its precise connection to both values and narratives. This session explores what a recovery model might involve.
Who should attend?
The session is…
Added by Jill Anderson on August 24, 2012 at 15:22 — No Comments
Mental Health Foundation briefing. Download here.
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A university and NHS foundation trust have teamed up to create an entirely web-based programme that provides an introduction to counselling and psychotherapy – thought to be the first online course of its kind in the UK.
University of Essex Online has joined forces with Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, an NHS mental health care and education trust based in London, to deliver the Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy programme, which is aimed at students who wish to…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 23, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments
EXCITING MASTERS OPPORTUNITY AT YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY
MSc Community & Critical Social Psychology
Applicants will normally have a 2(i) in Psychology or a related discipline, although in cases where exceptional performance on the final year project, mitigating circumstances or relevant professional experience can be demonstrated, applicants may be considered who have a 2(ii). Applicants whose first degree is not in psychology will be…
Added by Jill Anderson on August 22, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
The National Involvement Partnership (NIP) originated in the contract to provide Service User and Carer Involvement to the work of the NMHDU (National Mental Health Development Unit – at all practical levels. To deliver Government mental health legislation and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 22, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
This new scheme is aimed at supporting individuals in the higher education sector to undertake specific investigations outside of the UK and deliver specific outcomes for dissemination within the UK sector.
The focus of a scholarship should align with at least one of the Academy’s seven priority themes: Assessment, Education for Sustainable Development, Employability, Internationalisation, Flexible Learning, Retention and Success, and Reward and Recognition of…Continue
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mhhehub now has 100 followers on twitter. Find us here: https://twitter.com/mhhehub
Added by Jill Anderson on August 6, 2012 at 20:35 — No Comments
International and national collaborations in research are long established. Over the last few decades, considerable developments in varied teaching and partnership collaborations have appeared around the world. Higher education continues to undergo considerable change whilst familiar aspects such as lecture formats, seminar activities, workshops, group activities, the use of virtual learning environments (vle) remain but with new purposes and uses. The increasing uses of social…Continue
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