Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This briefing summarises evidence on what prevents people with mental health problems from working or retaining work in social care and what can be done to enable them to work. It provides a summary of a range of policy and programmes designed to enable people with mental health problems to gain, retain and regain work, with specific focus on employment in social care. Download here.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 30, 2011 at 12:33 — No Comments
This guide is for all staff working with young people with mental health problems who need to move from one service to another that is, to make a 'transition'. In the guide you will find underlying principles, information about making services accessible and easy to use, transition planning and practice, working together, and performance management and monitoring: all key areas where improvements will make a real difference to the lives of young people, their families and carers. The guide…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 30, 2011 at 12:22 — No Comments
Crisis and acute mental health services provide for people when they are at their most unwell and vulnerable. Between Autumn 2010 and Summer 2011, Mind’s independent inquiry heard evidence from 400 service users and professionals in relation to acute mental healthcare in England and Wales.
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This Centre for Social Justice report warns that Britain is hampered by an "unfinished revolution in mental health care" and that further reforms are urgently needed to achieve the goals set by the policy-makers of the 1970s and 1980s who championed the cause of care in the community. Download here.
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Dr Claire Dillon, consultant forensic psychiatrist talks to Alain, former patient, about his experience of being admitted to hospital plus Dr Ali Ajaz interviews Dr Paul Simon Williams on the subject of forensic psychiatry.
Added by Jill Anderson on November 25, 2011 at 18:25 — No Comments
This is one in a series of research briefings about preventive care and support for adults.
This briefing focuses on services aimed at reducing the effects of both loneliness and social isolation. Although the terms might have slightly different meanings, the experience of both is generally negative and the resulting impacts are undesirable at the individual, community and societal levels.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on November 11, 2011 at 18:37 — No Comments
British Sociological Association Happiness Study Group
Wednesday 1st February 2012, 10.30am-4.30pm
BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London
Call for Abstracts
Researching Happiness:Theoretical and Methodological Challenges
The British Sociological Association Happiness Study Group invites social scientists to submit abstracts for their forthcoming day conference that aims to explore the theoretical and methodological challenges facing…
Added by Jill Anderson on November 9, 2011 at 20:56 — No Comments