The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 17 Issue 1

Issues for workforce development


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“We’re giving them the tools.” A qualitative study of nursing students working with Recovery College trainers to support student wellbeing

Jennifer Oates, Rasiha Hassan, Sam Coster

This paper aims to present a thematic analysis of student nurses’ experiences of an innovative collaboration between a mental health Recovery College and a nursing faculty, where…

Developing a trauma-informed workforce for the opioid crisis in a rural community in the United States: a case study

Dalia Chowdhury

Workforce development in rural communities to address a surge in opioid addiction and overdose related hospitalizations has been an unaddressed issue in the USA. This study aims…

Improving outcomes for trauma-experienced individuals through the delivery of trauma awareness training for multi-organisational public sector workers

Erin Richmond, Robert McColm, Marie McCaig, Vikki Binnie

In support of the national requirement “to ensure that Scotland has a workforce that is fully aware of the impact of trauma, and is equipped to respond appropriately to people who…

Thematic analysis of mechanisms underpinning email peer support for young people with eating disorders

Imogen Peebles, Beccy Brown, Emma Juster, Fiona Duffy

Peer support, such as mentorship and befriending, has been found to have a valuable impact on a range of outcomes. There are multiple formats, including face-to-face (individually…

Is co-production working well in recovery colleges? Emergent themes from a systematic narrative review

Karen Louise Bester, Anne McGlade, Eithne Darragh

“Co-production” is a process in health and social care wherein service users and practitioners work in partnership. Recovery colleges (RCs) are educational establishments offering…

Australian paramedic students’ mental health literacy and attitudes towards mental health

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

Australian paramedics regularly encounter patients experiencing mental illness. However, some paramedics hold negative attitudes towards the use of emergency services in providing…

Cultivating compassion through compassion circles: learning from experience in mental health care in the NHS

Michael Clark, Andy Bradley, Laura Simms, Benna Waites, Alister Scott, Charlie Jones, Paul Dodd, Tom Howell, Giles Tinsley

This paper aims to discuss the importance of compassion in health care and experiences of Compassion Circles (CCs) in supporting it, placing this into the national policy context…

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