The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 14 Issue 4

Issues for workforce development


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Clinician experiences of “Let’s Talk about Children” training and implementation to support families affected by parental mental illness

Hanien Karibi, Karen Arblaster

Let’s Talk about Children (LTC) is a structured intervention which aims to improve outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness. An enhanced form of training has been…

Implementing evidence-based mental health practices in schools: Feasibility of a coaching strategy

Elizabeth Koschmann, James L. Abelson, Amy M. Kilbourne, Shawna N. Smith, Kate Fitzgerald, Anna Pasternak

Mood and anxiety disorders affect 20–30 percent of school-age children, contributing to academic failure, substance abuse, and adult psychopathology, with immense social and…

“Part of being human”: evaluating the 4Ps model to support inpatient staff teams in reflecting on interpersonal dynamics

Lindsay Jones, Phyllis Annesley

An innovative training approach was developed to enable staff working with complex cases, including personality disorder, to reflect on and work with the interpersonal dynamics of…

The role of feedback in training psychiatrists

Patricia S. Rubí González, Luis De la Barra Vivallos, Hardy Schaefer, Pablo Vergara-Barra

Feedback is a tool that informs students about their learning process and facilitates necessary changes. It looks for the students’ own perceptions of their performance and how to…

Relationship of patient shame to working alliance and satisfaction: a preliminary investigation

Daniel J. Carabellese, Michael J. Proeve, Rachel M. Roberts

The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship of two distinct variants of dispositional shame (internal and external shame) with collaborative, purpose-driven aspects…

Developing specific involvement strategies within a psychologically informed planned environment: a service evaluation

Karine Greenacre, Rebecca Paez

The purpose of this paper is to apply current understanding of service user involvement (SUI) to forensic practice with reference to the benefits and drawbacks. Specifically, it…

Evaluating dementia training for healthcare staff

Lucy Garrod, Jane Fossey, Catherine Henshall, Sandra Williamson, Alice Coates, Helen Green

The purpose of this paper is to report on a service evaluation of a competency-based dementia training programme for clinicians to establish its value in improving their knowledge…

The effect of family teaching on depression, anxiety and stress in caregivers of patients received electroconvulsive therapy

Farshid Shamsaei, Hassan Kazemian, Fatemeh Cheraghi, Maryam Farhadian

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effect of the planned pre-electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) family teaching on depression, anxiety and stress of caregivers of patients…

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