Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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
The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University is launching a new online MA – by coursework and dissertation - in Education and Social Justice. It’s a part-time programme undertaken entirely online, over 2 years. The programme is designed to enable professionals worldwide to…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 11:26 — No Comments
Free to access article from Asylum Magazine - great starting point for discussion in teaching.
Is Asylum in your university or local library? Could you help encourage subscriptions?
Subscription link is here.
Added by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 8:01 — No Comments
There is a fascinating discussion about the writing of notes on the Recovery in the Bin website. I think this could be extremely useful for supporting students' learning.
Added by Jill Anderson on May 1, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
Psychoactive prescription drugs (such as antidepressants, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety medications) can be very difficult to stop taking. This podcast series draws on real experiences of antidepressant treatment, including withdrawal and tapering, and the views of experts. A valuable resource for generating debate in teaching sessions.
Added by Jill Anderson on April 29, 2017 at 21:06 — No Comments
The International Positive Education Network (IPEN) is an organization that brings together policy-makers, researchers, educators, parents, governments, schools, universities and institutions to support the vision of positive education. We believe in education that prepares people for a flourishing life. Part of our mission is to bring people together from around the world to share best practices, research and policy. We do this by hosting events around the world to engage people in a…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 29, 2017 at 13:59 — No Comments
As human migration brings an ever more diverse range of people, cultures and beliefs into contact, Western medical systems must adapt to cater for the different approaches it encounters towards illness, the body, gender, mental health and death.
Based upon training courses taught by the author to staff at hospitals, mental health professionals, and on degree courses, this complete resource provides an essential foundation for understanding the complex and manifold approaches to…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 16:15 — No Comments
Palgrave Communications is an open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan dedicated to publishing high quality original research across all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Article proposals…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments
Practice Education plays a vital role in providing experiential and work based learning to thousands of health and social care students across the UK. With such an important role in the education of future health and social care professionals the HEA are delighted to announce this inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The aims of the group is to support those educators who are responsible for the design, co-ordination and delivery of practice based education.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 8:12 — No Comments
Earlier this month the HEA health and social care team hosted the inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The day was focused on the use of practice learning in the development of health and social care professionals. However during the day we exposed a number of universal issues that carry weight in determining the success of education across the disciplines.
So our #HEAchat on Wednesday 26th April 2017 8pmGMT will try to highlight the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 8:11 — No Comments
For hundreds of years, psychiatry has treated voices and hallucinations as an enemy - regarding them as 'insanity' or 'madness' and seeing them as something to be quashed and even frightened of. But today, new scientific and psychological insights into how the brain works are leading to a radical rethink on what such experiences are - and how they should be treated.
Horizon follows three people living with voices, hallucinations and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 25, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments
Dr Karen Newbigging (lead)
School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, UK
Survivor Consultant, Researcher and Trainer
Dr Tayeb Alhafez
Medical Officer, Synaptic…
Added by Jill Anderson on April 21, 2017 at 12:48 — 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.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on April 13, 2017 at 22:55 — No Comments