The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 16 Issue 5

Issues for workforce development


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“It’s real life, isn’t it?” Integrated simulation teaching in undergraduate psychiatry education – a qualitative study

Harriet Greenstone, Katie Wooding

High-fidelity simulation has well-established educational value. However, its use in psychiatry remains underexplored. This study explores medical students’ experiences of…

You’re not a normal student. The meaning of wellbeing for student nurses

Jennifer Oates, Timothy Worth, Sam Coster

This study aims to explore how student nurses conceptualise their well-being and their views on how to improve student nurses’ well-being.


Open dialogue and co-production: promoting a dialogical practice culture in the co-production of teaching and learning within nurse education

Mark Pearson, Linda Sunderland, Corrine Hendy

The evidence base associated with Open dialogue (OD) continues to develop. However, much of the literature associated with this “whole system philosophy” is focussed within…

Mental health training for Australian undergraduate paramedic science students: a review

Shannon C. King, Amanda L. Rebar, Paul Oliveri, Robert Stanton

This paper aims to present the current state of evidence regarding the mental health literacy of paramedics and student paramedics and whether mental health literacy affects the…


Evaluation of mental health professionals’ views of a higher education scholarship scheme designed to enhance workforce development

Melissa Hill, Michelle Heron-Delaney

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the use of a scholarship scheme to support mental health workforce development.

A mixed-method evaluation of video interaction guidance (VIG) delivered by early-years workers in a socially disadvantaged urban community

Lauren Chakkalackal, Camilla Rosan, Freya Corfield, Stavros Stavrou, Hilary Kennedy, Camille Bou, Josefien Breedvelt

The transition to parenthood can pose challenges for women and men, and these are heightened in the context of social disadvantage (e.g. poverty, deprivation, social exclusion…

Medical students' attitudes towards psychiatry improve following psychiatry clinical placements: the ATPP study

Emanuele Felice Osimo, Lydia Mariner, Paul Wilkinson

In previous research, personality and exposure to psychiatry were independently shown to shape medical students attitudes towards psychiatry (ATP). This paper aims to investigate…

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