The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 14 Issue 6

Issues for workforce development


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WARRN – a formulation-based risk assessment process: its implementation and impact across a whole country

Robert J. Snowden, Jordan Holt, Nicola Simkiss, Aimee Smith, Daniel Webb, Nicola S. Gray

Wales Applied Risk Research Network (WARRN) is a formulation-based technique for the assessment and management of serious risk (e.g. violence to others, suicide, etc.) for users…


Enabling mental health student nurses to work co-productively

Stephanie Best, Arja Koski, Lynne Walsh, Päivi Vuokila-Oikkonen

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of innovative teaching methods and share a four-step model, to promote the use of co-production in mental health practice.

Evaluation of a psychology graduate internship programme

Alesia Moulton-Perkins, Alexandra Wressle, Nick Grey, Rebecca Sired

Applications for clinical psychology training far outstrip places and relevant work experience is key. Paid opportunities are limited and therefore many choose volunteering, with…

The benefits of student-led health promotion intervention

Athene Lane-Martin

The benefits of a student-led mental health promotion intervention on World Mental Health day result in tangible learning benefits for those students. The event occurs within the…

The general health questionnaire as a measure of emotional wellbeing in pregnant women

Yvonne Kuipers, Julie Jomeen, Tinne Dilles, Bart Van Rompaey

The purpose of this paper is to measure reliability, validity and accuracy of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) as a measure of emotional wellbeing in pregnant…

Recovery-oriented support work: the perspective of people with lived experience

Dagmar Narusson, Jean Pierre Wilken

The purpose of this paper is to focus on individuals who experience mental health difficulties with the services they receive from “support workers” as part of a personal recovery…

Staff perceptions of PRN medication in a residential care setting

Daniel Robert Stubbings, Kyle Hughes, Caroline Limbert

The purpose of this paper is to explore the perceptions of staff towards psychotropic Pro Re Nata (PRN) medication in a residential care setting.

Implementing co-production in mental health organizations

Eleonora Gheduzzi, Cristina Masella, Federica Segato

The purpose of this paper is to study four cases of the adoption of co-production and compare them according to the type of user involvement, contextual factors and the…

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