Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
New report by Julie Repper with contributions from Becky Aldridge, Sharon Gilfoyle, Steve Gillard, Rachel Perkins and Jane Rennison
'Our experience with the ImROC programme has led us to the conclusion that the widespread introduction of people with lived experience of mental health problems into the mental health workforce is probably the single most important factor contributing to changes towards more recovery-oriented services. In the first paper on this topic (Repper, 2013) we…Continue
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Just log in to the hub and scroll down to the chat screen to join in the discussion.
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EJOLTS is committed to publishing the accounts of practitioner-researchers from a wide range of global, social, cultural and professional contexts that explain their educational influences in their own learning, in the learning of others and in the learning of social formations. The journal focuses on personal journeys and collaborative pathways that explain educational influences…Continue
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The blog of Tamasin Knight's Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship trip to the USA. Read it here.
Tamasin will be speaking about her trip at the next meeting of CCrAMHP (Critical and Creative Approaches to Mental Health Practice) in Lancaster on Monday 25 November from 6-8pm. See here for further details.
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At last night's meeting in Lancaster of the CCrAMHP group (Critical and Creative Approaches to Mental Health Practice) we watched Daniel Mackler's film about the Open Dialogue Approach. See here for the trailer. It stimulated a very interesting discussion and we'd highly recommend it as a resource for use in teaching. …Continue
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The call for nominations for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) 2014 is now open and closes 14 January 2014. NTFS recognises and rewards excellent learning and teaching and is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), and the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland (DELNI). It is open to directly-funded higher education institutions and further education colleges in England,…Continue
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Four video interviews with experts on inclusion in the classroom. Rowena Arshad, Vicky Gunn, Ann-Marie Houghton and Bob Matthew respond to questions on how to build and sustain inclusivity in the classroom.
This resource is part of the work of the Embedding equality and diversity in the curriculum programme. The programme is funded by…Continue
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The HEA call for collaborative teaching development grants will open on 4 November 2013, with funding of up to £60,000 available to carry out research into learning and teaching, or innovative teaching development activity that will have an impact on the higher education sector. The deadline for this funding round is 24 January 2014.
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A practice educator writes, and recommends some reading: http://truly.thenoodledbrain.com/2010/06/synchronicity.html
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There has been a developing awareness of the inadequacy of the traditional division between sociological and psychological disciplines. The Association for Psychosocial Studies has developed from the Psychosocial Studies Network and its founding marks a major moment of development in this nascent field. Institutional membership is sought from all institutions with an interest in psychosocial studies. …Continue
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This issue of the Annual Review of Critical Psychology is devoted to critical work around the world. This journey began in 2006 with ARCP 5: Critical Psychology in a Changing World. In this leg of the journey, the 49 papers of this issue will take the reader on a very informative tour around the globe, visiting psychological scholarship in places such as Aotearoa-New Zealand, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Flandern, France, German Speaking…Continue
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'Melanie Klein goes to college' can be found here.
What do you think of Terry's arguments?
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A chat session for people responsible for Approved Mental Health Professional training programmes will be held on the mhhehub on Wednesday 30 October 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.
Kate Karban, from…Continue
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Words that don't exist for feeling that do. . .
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The essays in this collection address the relation between education and politics in new ways. Rather than understanding education simply as the object of political decision-making, or as preparation for politics, the authors of this volume see education as implicated in social conflicts and in the political processes that produce and change socialstructures. Education, then, is a practice that reconfigures the relations between subjectivities and the political. The…Continue
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The College of Medicine combines scientific knowledge, clinical expertise and the patient’s own perspective. We seek to re-define what good medicine means − renewing the traditional values of service, commitment and compassion and creating a more holistic, patient-centred, preventative approach to healthcare.
This is not just a 'nice to have' vision. A rising number of older people, and a smaller amount of money available to serve them means that the NHS cannot continue as it…Continue
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In this book Moncrieff picks up the narrative she started in The Myth of the Chemical Cure (Moncrieff, 2008). The Bitterest Pills in concerned primarily with neuroleptic drugs and Thomas concludes that it is 'a must-read for all psychiatrists and mental health…Continue
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We call mad people lots of names. Most of them are not meant to be complimentary. But what do mad people call themselves? Do they accept labels that others stick on them? Do they apply their own labels? Why might one person choose a different label than another? This is a short documentary in which 12 Toronto activists discuss how they identify themselves.
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Watch this video for 'Mad People's History' (CDST 504), an online course offered at Ryerson University. David Reville, an instructor with the School of Disability Studies, introduces the consumer/survivor/ex-patient movement, offering learners several ways to conceptualize the movement. The six-part metaphor is intended to frame the origins, activities, and politics of the movement.
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Watch this introduction for 'Mad People's History' (CDST 504), an online course offered at Ryerson University. David Reville, an instructor with the School of Disability Studies, explains how the history of madness differs from the history of psychiatry, and highlights the importance of including the diverse perspectives of people diagnosed as mad, insane, or mentally ill. In this course, the stories of mad people are considered to address a question that is rarely raised in academic…Continue
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