The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 11 Issue 3

Issues for workforce development


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Evaluation of awareness level knowledge and understanding framework personality disorder training with mental health staff: impact on attitudes and clinical practice

Selma Ebrahim, Sally Robinson, Samantha Crooks, Sari Harenwall, Angus Forsyth

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of knowledge and understanding framework (KUF) awareness-level training with mental health staff in a UK NHS Mental Health…


Recruitment into forensic psychiatry, a cross sectional survey to identify attitudes and opinions of core trainees of this speciality

Kassia Lowe, Fiona Hynes

The purpose of this paper is to address and understand recruitment difficulties into psychiatry; however, to date there is no published research with respect to forensic…

Implementation of positive behavioural support in a medium secure mental health service: a service development

Bronwen Davies, Hannah John-Evans, Lynwen Mallows, John Griffiths

– The purpose of this paper is to detail the implementation and evaluation of positive behavioural support within a medium secure mental health service.


Exploring the impact of the recovery academy: a qualitative study of Recovery College experiences

Elisabeth Zabel, Grace Donegan, Kate Lawrence, Paul French

Recovery Colleges strive to assist individuals in their journey of recovery and help organisations to become more recovery focused. The evidence base surrounding Recovery Colleges…

Exploring the utility of a pilot tree of life group in an inpatient setting

Joshua Wellman, Francesca Lepori, Rebecca Szlachcic

Narrative therapy uses psychological thinking to help people reconnect with important aspects of their lives that have become subjugated by a dominant problem story. Collective…

Survey of the research capacity of clinical psychologists in Ireland

Patrick McHugh, Mark Corcoran, Michael Byrne

– The purpose of this paper is to profile the research activity, research skills and enablers of research of clinical psychologists in the Republic of Ireland.

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