Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Added by Jill Anderson on May 19, 2014 at 19:24 — No Comments
Scottish policy and law underline the importance of supporting family carers and using their knowledge and experience to increase the effectiveness of mental health care and treatment. In particular, the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (MHCT Act), and Caring Together, Carers Strategy for Scotland (Scottish Government, 2010), emphasise involvement and participation of carers in mental health services. While there is a growing body of research about carers’ experiences…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2014 at 9:46 — No Comments
The report documents findings from a study on practice assessment panels and focuses on decision making around social work students deemed to have failed their practice placements. The report briefly documents major developments in English social work education as well as the current context of practice learning within England.
The report goes on to highlight concerns around the robustness of practice education, in particular the apparent reluctance by practice educators to fail…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2014 at 9:25 — No Comments
The journal provides a platform for educators across all sectors to research issues in the multi-disciplinary field of educational integrity. In addition, IJEI provides an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to take a leadership role in the relatively new field of educational integrity.
The IJEI is an international refereed journal where research on educational integrity is disseminated in an accessible and cost-effective format. The journal challenges readers to consider…
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2014 at 9:15 — No Comments
24 June 2014 at 12.00.
This webinar explores ways in which leadership in curriculum development, especially new areas such as mental wellbeing, is a collaborative venture in which all staff and students can play a part. The increase in the numbers of students disclosing/experiencing poor mental health and evidence to suggest that study related factors can exacerbate mental distress and impact on retention and achievement mean that this focus on mental wellbeing in terms of academic…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
The Mental Health Nurse Academics UK group has produced a position statement on dementia care.
Added by Jill Anderson on May 17, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments
CAOS is an interdisciplinary peer reviewed journal that publishes original articles/art work/poetry that foreground critical forms of social inquiry, research and practice. These include but are not limited to Anti-Oppressive Practice (AOP), Intersectionality, Anti-Racism, Anti-Black Racism, …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 17, 2014 at 7:53 — No Comments
A unique opportunity for those interested in community engagement and social justice to explore the historical, political and theoretical roots of community work in Britain, and to develop a deeper insight into the emergence, development and potential of 21st century community organising and social action within a global context.
This course runs at the University of Brighton. …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 16, 2014 at 16:45 — No Comments
Burgeoning research has highlighted the convoluted mental health pathways of members of the African and Caribbean communities, and their over-representation within the mental health service.
In many respects their experiences are a microcosm of issues associated with the black minority ethnic communities living in London. Experiences around spirituality, for instance, may be one key area frequently “pathologised” by those involved in delivering mental health care, rather than viewed…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on May 12, 2014 at 19:04 — No Comments
The next #ukmeded Twitter chat will take place on Thursday 15th May at 9pm, on the role of patients and patient leaders in medical and healthcare education.
If you haven't taken part in a Twitter chat before, all you need is a Twitter account (they are free, and you can set one up via twitter.com<…
Added by Jill Anderson on May 12, 2014 at 17:46 — No Comments
Havi Carel was speaking at an event at the Storey Institute in Lancaster today. This book was mentioned and may be of interest:
What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? And can there be well-being within illness? In this remarkable and thought-provoking book, Havi Carel explores these questions by weaving together…Continue
The practice of mindfulness in universities and colleges is a relatively recent development. The Mindfulness for Students Network is made up of mindfulness teachers who are interested in supporting the practice of mindfulness in higher education. They have come together to create a forum for sharing resources, information and good practice.
Added by Jill Anderson on May 7, 2014 at 15:46 — No Comments
This report examines the challenges facing mental health social work, and 'offers a blueprint for a fast-track programme that could better recruit and train high-calibre graduates for the profession'. Any thoughts?
Added by Jill Anderson on May 6, 2014 at 22:08 — No Comments
A chat session for people responsible for Approved Mental Health Professional training programmes will be held on the mhhehub on Thursday 15 May 2014 from 9 - 10am. To join the chat, just log in to the mhhehub and scroll down for the chat screen. This chat session is aimed at people who have responsibility for AMHP training programmes and are based in universities, or in joint posts spanning higher education and local authorities or trusts. It will be facilitated by…
Added by Jill Anderson on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 — No Comments
A collection of ideas, examples, information and research about therapeutic mental health inpatient care.
Added by Jill Anderson on May 6, 2014 at 9:27 — No Comments