Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Added by Jill Anderson on June 27, 2017 at 8:54 — No Comments
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
Added by Jill Anderson on June 20, 2017 at 8:16 — No Comments
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
Added by Jill Anderson on June 17, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments
Added by Jill Anderson on June 14, 2017 at 18:26 — No Comments
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
Added by Jill Anderson on June 13, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments
Critical Psychiatry outlines the history of a group of thinkers that has come to be known as the anti-psychiatry movement. Though it has been called a movement, the individual thinkers’ and authors’ ideas were often in conflict but what they share is a critical perspective on psychiatry as a discipline and institutionalised modes of care.
The current crisis in mental health services means that it is time to examine once again the key themes of critical…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 13, 2017 at 8:43 — No Comments
If you go to just one conference in 2017,
this is the one not to miss
ISPS Liverpool 2017
The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis
Making REAL Change Happen…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 11, 2017 at 9:18 — No Comments
It is time to ReOPeN comics and graphic novels! This network is based at Lancaster University. It has four core members and aims to bring together people working in diverse disciplines who share an interest in comics, graphic novels and illustrated books.
Added by Jill Anderson on June 8, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments
Ragged University began with four people thinking about how ideas behind the Ragged Schools initiative might be applied in a Higher Education context. It takes learning outside the walls of formal higher education institutions. The project has at its core a belief in the value of creating opportunities for people, who love what they do, to share what moves them. It is founded on the idea that universal education, free of charge, is a basic…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 8, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments
Bid for Bob Dylan, the Asylum dog, as part of the Asylum magazine crowdfunding campaign.
Added by Jill Anderson on June 6, 2017 at 16:42 — No Comments
Fundamental changes to British social policy have seen civil society organizations assume a significant role in welfare provision, but chasing money and status have come at a high price. What has happened to integrity and morality, when many voluntary service organizations have become trapped in a gilded web of neo-liberal arrangements and a rapidly privatizing services industry? Why are they reinforcing the social, economic and political systems they were originally established to…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 6, 2017 at 13:52 — No Comments
Expertise from the two previously separate disciplines of education and mental health is combined in this book to examine the complex problems associated with today's high-stress, high-emotion learning and teaching environments - affecting learners and leaders of learning. Students of all ages have increasingly diverse capabilities and diagnosable mental health disorders; over-worked teachers face a constant stream of classroom, curriculum and organisational challenges; the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 6, 2017 at 12:26 — No Comments
These pages have been created in partnership with Health Education England to form a 'How To' guide on involving service users and carers in nurse education. The aim is to illustrate the potential and spur readers on to further development of this agenda, rather than insisting on compliance with a set of strict rules or funding conditions. These webpages have been co-produced with service users and carers and written in real time. They represent the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 22, 2017 at 14:39 — No Comments
In the last half century higher education has moved from the fringe to the centre of society and accumulated a long list of functions. In the English-speaking world, Europe and much of East Asia more than two thirds of all school students enter tertiary education. Bulging at the seams, universities are meant to be fountains of new knowledge, engines of prosperity and innovation, drivers of regional growth, skilled migration and global competitiveness, and makers of equality of opportunity.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2017 at 12:11 — No Comments
New Podcast from Discursive of Tunbridge Wells.
This edition discusses the compulsory powers available in the mental health system in the UK, under the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act (MHA). The regular panel is joined by Emma Rye, a Clinical Psychologist working in in the field of learning disabilities. Emma is currently in training to take up the role of a ‘Responsible Clinician’ under the MHA. There are also have interviews with Dr Matthew Debenham, an NHS…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments
Prior to the publication of TEF assessments on 12th June (embargoed until 14th June when they go public) , we would like to announce publication of a TEF special edition in our open access journal Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching. A table of contents is listed below and you can access individual articles or the whole pdf HERE
These opinion pieces review the value of the TEF and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 16, 2017 at 19:03 — No Comments
We are delighted to let you know that the first issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) was launched on 8th May 2017 at the International Summer Institute on Students as Partners at McMaster University, Canada (…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 9, 2017 at 9:17 — No Comments
Workplace is a refereed, open access journal published by the Institute for Critical Education Studies (ICES). The longest standing and among the top journals in critical university studies, or critical higher education studies, Workplace is supported by a collective of scholars promoting dignity and integrity in academic work. Contributions are aimed at higher education workplace scholar-activism and dialogue on all issues of academic labor. Workplace is normally published as 1-2 issues /…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 8, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments
This volume, edited by Craig Newnes - will be published later in the year. It is described as ' the definitive text on methods and content in teaching psychology from an international and critical perspective'. Chapters from internationally renowned contributors - working clinically, educationally and in the community with a range of client groups - outline critical teaching by and for professionals and service recipients.
Teaching Critical Psychology offers a unique,…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 4, 2017 at 8:30 — No Comments
8 April 2017 — 18 June 2017, People's Museum, Manchester
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Duration 7 hours
Cost In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.…
Added by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 14:33 — No Comments