Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Added by Jill Anderson on June 14, 2017 at 18:26 — No Comments
The world’s first scholarship in antipsychiatry has been recognised by the University of Toronto, and the news has been met with bafflement, interest and strongly worded debate.
There is an intersting article about this in Times Higher Education. READ IT HERE
Added by Jill Anderson on February 3, 2017 at 13:20 — No Comments
Lancaster Disability Studies conference: 6th-8th September, 2016
This conference brings together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and activists from around the world, to share and debate research, ideas and developments in disability studies.
2016 will see the second Mad Studies stream convened by Peter Beresford and Brigit McWade.
Since the publication of Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies(edited by Brenda A. LeFrançois,…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on February 28, 2016 at 19:49 — No Comments
Researchers at the University of Sunderland are currently looking for participants to take part in a research study investigating the experiences of counselling for male victims of domestic violence in the UK. The study is funded by the University of Sunderland for this academic year, and all interviews need to be completed by the end of July as the funding ends then. Although we have been advertising the study through a number of partner agencies for 6-8 weeks, we have not received any…Continue
Added by Jeannette Roddy on March 11, 2016 at 17:51 — No Comments
Added by Jill Anderson on June 5, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments
Art Exhibition at St Margaret’s House From 29th May to 21stJune
*** Official opening on 29 May from 6-9pm ***
Come along and to an art exhibition which aims to challenge the world to discover the insane. The exhibitions, which brings together work from a variety of artists, reveals perspectives on 'madness’ which are not commonly found in the rhetoric of the medical…
Added by Jill Anderson on May 24, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments
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Added by Jill Anderson on April 2, 2015 at 9:27 — No Comments
To celebrate World Mental Health Day today, the Institute for Mental Health's Peer Support Training Team is delighted to launch their long awaited tandem-inspired film, highlighting the concept of a shared journey.
The film has been developed with fellow peers and colleagues from across the Country to promote the work that the training team is leading, in order to establish a national peer support network.Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2014 at 10:02 — No Comments
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Added by Jill Anderson on April 30, 2014 at 16:55 — No Comments
Added by Bill Penson on June 28, 2013 at 19:51 — No Comments
What would we give for a treatment for first-episode psychosis that led to a 90% reduction in the diagnosis of schizophrenia? In Western Lapland the mental health system achieves this with Open Dialogue, not drugs.
I've just finished watching Daniel Mackler's film, Open Dialogue and strongly recommend it for using in mental health teaching. Below is the blurb from the back of the video and it can be bought from wildtruth.net.
From the DVD:
Departmental teams can apply for up to £30,000 to fund projects that encourage cooperation between colleagues while enhancing learning and teaching.
Successful bids will include scope for long-term impact with opportunities for evaluation and dissemination.
Applications should relate to one of the main HEA themes: assessment and feedback, education for sustainability, employability, flexible learning, internationalisation, online learning, retention and success, reward and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on July 12, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
The Higher Education Academy (HEA), Health and Social Care Cluster (HSSC) encourages students to share their experiences of service user engagement and Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) in higher education in a number of ways via writing for publication, abstracts for posters at our conference, workshops and by becoming a member of a network for those with a special interest in PPI; the Lived Experience Network (LEN).
To encourage increased participation the cluster has launched…Continue
The forum section on the mhhehub has been reorganised, and hopefully will now be easier to use. See here. The forum complements 'groups' which people have to elect to join, by bringing issues to the attention of the wider hub network. It can also be used to post requests for information, offers of support or resources - and for general discussion on any topic linked to learning and teaching about mental health.
Added by Jill Anderson on February 6, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is now seeking views from stakeholders as part of a new consultation on draft criteria for approving Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) education programmes in England.
Until its closure last year, the General Social Care Council (GSCC) had statutory responsibility for approving AMHP education programmes in England. The HCPC have now taken on this responsibility.
The criteria under…
Added by Jill Anderson on January 28, 2013 at 16:11 — No Comments