The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 1 Issue 3

Issues for workforce development


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The 10 Essential Shared Capabilities: a framework for mental health practice

Alison Brabban, Ian McGonagle, Charlie Brooker

The 10 Essential Shared Capabilities (ESC) are a description of the core aspects of practice that support effective implementation and delivery of mental health care. The ESC have…

Workforce, volume and access: graduate workers' contribution to primary care child and adolescent mental health services

Christina Lyons, Stephen Bradley, David Eaton

This paper provides initial findings from a pilot to introduce graduate mental health workers into primary care, child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) across three…

Practitioner views on service user involvement in mental health: rhetoric and contradictions

Liz Forbat

This paper reports a small pilot study exploring ways that staff providing mental health services experience change. Group discussions focused on the drive toward service user…


Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and schools: inter‐agency collaboration and communication

Despina Rothi, Gerard Leavey

Mounting evidence of a crisis in mental health care for young people has underlined the need for early and better recognition of mental health difficulties in children. Recent…

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