Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This week the United Nations Disability Committee scrutinised the UK for the first time since it ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2009.
Read Iris Elliott's helpful BLOG posting…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 26, 2017 at 13:07 — No Comments
David Pilgrim talking about coproduction in services dominated by coercion and compulsion. A really helpful trigger for discussion. Produced as part of Reimagining professionalism in mental health: towards co-production - a seven part ESRC seminar series which focuses on developing new approaches to professionalism in mental health.
Added by Jill Anderson on August 25, 2017 at 9:16 — No Comments
This year, the Centre for Mental Health has launched its '1,000 conversations' campaign.
It will be sharing the stories of people with lived experience of mental health difficulties.
Added by Jill Anderson on August 23, 2017 at 19:01 — No Comments
'In the summer and autumn of 2012, Yiyun Li, the award-winning Chinese-American fiction writer, twice tried to kill herself. When she left hospital, everyone was full of advice: “You should do this or that; you must isolate yourself less.” But, she says, “there was a deeper argument I could have only with myself. I needed to dissect, to cut from the inside.” The result of that dissection is her first memoir, a brave,…Continue
For bereaved parents the development of a continuing bond with the child who has died is a key element in their grieving and in how they manage the future. Using her experience of working in a children's hospital as a counsellor with bereaved parents, Catherine Seigal looks at how continuing bonds are formed, what facilitates and sustains them and what can undermine them. She reflects on what she learned about the counsellor's role supporting parents in extremely distressing…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 18, 2017 at 13:28 — No Comments
This is an extremely well written account and potentially useful learning resource - from the BMJ 'What your patient is thinking' series.
The Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education has scheduled a twitter chat on 24th August from 7-8pm (UK time).
The following questions will be posted during the twitter chat hour.
1. What are your experiences of learning from patients, service users and carers in IPE? What did you learn from them?
2. How much power should service users have in IPE?
3. What role, if any, do service users have to play in IPE post qualification?
Following the CCrAMHP meeting in Lancaster on 11 August, we created a collection of links on nature and wellbeing. Many of these relate to the local area but there are some more general links as well, so am posting the URL in case of interest.
Added by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 8:29 — No Comments
Mind Our Minds aims to make sure UK citizens are provided with mental health services that give everyone that uses them a good quality service when they need them.
They have produced some 'patient opinions' which may be of use in informing learning and teaching, and would welcome feedback. See here: …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments
The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with austerity cuts have increasingly put clinical best-practice into direct conflict with funding. Health targets have become politically controlled, and performance has become a cynical exercise in ticking…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 10:54 — No Comments
Published on 8 Oct 2014 'this film takes a controversial and contrarian view towards recovery from schizophrenia, proposing that the only treatment that can work is one where the so-called ‘patient’ is encouraged and empowered to become an equal partner in the process of healing'. Directed by Aparna Sanyal.
A useful teaching resource? Respond in comments below if you have used it.
Added by Jill Anderson on August 6, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments
This book weaves together service users' lived experiences of mental health recovery and ideas about how creative activities such as art, music, and creative reading and writing can promote it, particularly within social and community settings.
Added by Jill Anderson on August 2, 2017 at 9:43 — No Comments