The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 12 Issue 5

Issues for workforce development


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Child and adolescent mental health nurses’ perceptions of their professional identity: an exploratory study

Philippa Rasmussen, Tiffany Conroy, Mette Grønkjær

Nurses with specialised knowledge, experience and education are needed to provide specific care in nursing subspecialties such as child and adolescent mental health (CAMH…

Teaching recovery principles with concept map care planning

Carol M. Hipfner, Lacey Bennett, Denise Gettle, Catherine New, Susan Howell

A foundational tenet of psychiatric nursing is person-centered care. Research suggests person-centered care requires a therapeutic relationship based on partnerships; this…

The effects of compassionate mind training on student psychotherapists

Elaine Beaumont, Gillian Rayner, Mark Durkin, Gosia Bowling

The purpose of this paper is to examine pre and post outcome measures following a course of Compassionate Mind Training (CMT). Participants were students enrolled on a Post…

The experiences of paid formal lived experience workers within a secure mental health service

Christopher A. Griffiths, Ella Hancock-Johnson

The purpose of this paper is to report the experience and impact of paid staff who are employed to use their lived experience of mental health issues and service use within a…

Nursing students’ depiction of mental disorder

José Carlos Marques Carvalho, Cláudia Mara Melo Tavares

Fighting the stigma of mental disorder is the core focus of nursing teachers closely working with mental health institutions and patients. The sharing of experiences calls…

Is the MRCPsych fit for purpose?

Lance Vincent Watkins

The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the current Royal College of Psychiatrists Membership (MRCPsych) written examination is a suitable assessment tool to distinguish…

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