The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 10 Issue 2

Issues for workforce development


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Attitudes towards offenders with mental health problems scale

Anna Louise Glendinning, Ciaran O'Keeffe

The purpose of this paper is to suggest that there was a need for a psychometric measure to assess attitudes specifically towards offenders with mental health problems. The…


A profile of psychologists in clinical training caseloads in Ireland

David Feely, Michael Byrne

This study profiled the work activities, including caseloads, of psychologists in clinical training (n=51; hereafter referred to as “trainees”) in the Republic of Ireland (RoI)…

Using a Delphi process to extend a rural mental health workforce recruitment initiative

Julie Willems, Keith Sutton, Darryl Maybery

The Gippsland Mental Health Vacation School program has been shown to positively change student participants’ interest and attitudes to living and working in a rural area. A range…

Have you got what it takes? Nursing in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

Louise Ward, Karleen Gwinner

A Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and or High Dependency Unit (HDU) is a locked, intensive treatment facility available to people experiencing acute psychiatric distress…

Education and progression for support workers in mental health

Chloe Griggs, Lorna Hunt, Sharon Reeman

– The purpose of this case study is to detail the development of a bespoke programme of learning for Support Workers employed in the mental health sector.

Interprofessional training on brief intervention for older adults

Constance L Coogle, Myra G Owens

In recent years, Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) has become increasingly available to older adults who engage in at-risk drinking behaviors. The results of SBI training…

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