Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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Posted on December 1, 2020 at 11:50 0 Comments 0 Likes
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh is launching the world’s first master’s degree in Mad Studies. The MSc Mad Studies course is primarily a course for graduates with lived experience of mental health issues. It has been hailed by a leading international Mad Studies academic as the most exciting piece of curriculum development in the last 20 years!
Mad Studies is a recognised academic discipline that explores the knowledge and actions that have grown…Continue
Posted on October 26, 2020 at 19:00 0 Comments 0 Likes
Medical discourse currently dominates as the defining framework for madness in educational praxis. Consequently, ideas rooted in a mental health/illness binary abound in higher learning, as both curriculum content and through institutional procedures that reinforce structures of normalcy. While madness, then, is included in university spaces, this inclusion proceeds in ways that continue to pathologize madness and disenfranchise mad people.
This paper offers Mad…Continue
Posted on October 16, 2020 at 15:48 0 Comments 0 Likes
Earlier this year, UUK published a refreshed version of its strategic framework, Stepchange: mentally healthy universities, calling on universities to prioritise the mental health of their students and staff by taking a whole university approach to mental health.
The Stepchange approach and shared set of principles inform the …Continue
Posted on October 16, 2020 at 15:44 0 Comments 0 Likes
Three sample articles are available on the Asylum website:
Beyond the Pale – Raza Griffiths
An Illustrated Mind – Kathryn Watson …Continue
have put up my profile and added a couple of blogs. Breaking news is that MIND have asked me to coauthor their response to the national suicide prevention strategy consultation. Hope your ok
yes, we are planning to have a mh stream at the next SWAN conference in March 2012 at Liverpool Hope so will probably look to set it up from there - hope you can make it along.
I have just been offered a post there so will be based in Liverpool by then!
Hope all's good with you.
I seem to be sorted out with access now.
Thanks for your help.
It was good to meet you last week with Bill - I shall look forward to furture contact via the Hub.
Totally!! I'll put it in my diary now and fingers crossed - see you there :-)
Hi Jill, thank you for this encouraging feedback. I am still developing this concept and looking at it in a variety of disciplines and contexts. I would be keen to attend a conference in the future. Best wishes, Caryl
thanks Jill - i am very pleased to have found this site again - very useful indeed
Thanks Jill,here is an attachment
Thanks Jill, that's very helpful and supportive. Think I must have dropped off the MHHE radar because of a change of email address which I didn't notify. Will catch up again at later date. Peter
Jill - thank you for your kind comment - I am wholly amazed and respectful of the commitment and energy you have put into setting up and maintaining this sight - I am encouraging others to sign up