Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices.
Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe have assembled an array of international scholars, activists, and practitioners whose work exposes and disrupts the dominant neoliberal and individualist practices found in…Continue
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Compiled by Annie Grant and Ruth Liss and hosted on the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education website:
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A forum for free and open debate about controversial issues in mental health and…Continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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Bid for Bob Dylan, the Asylum dog, as part of the Asylum magazine crowdfunding campaign.
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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
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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
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