The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 2 Issue 1

Issues for workforce development


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the case for widening access to primary mental health care and opportunities for new ways of working

Amy Blakemore, Clare Baguley

The current focus on psychological well‐being and the treatment of people experiencing common mental disorder in primary care is of interest to health professionals and economists…

What is the role of a hospital service user's representative scheme for promoting service user involvement in mental health care delivery?

Steve Haswell, Diane Bailey

This paper reports on the evaluation of a scheme to promote service user involvement in the care delivered by a mental health trust. A case study methodology was employed to…

Training for plurality ‐ developing modern multi‐professional forensic practice

Barrie Green, Simon Wood

In contemporary forensic mental health and learning disability services effective care and risk management, which is safe for individuals and the public, can only be delivered by…

Violence reduction in mental health and criminal justice: recent and current developments

Gail Miller, Brodie Paterson, Richard Benson, Paul Rogers

Traditional methods of addressing workplace violence have relied almost solely on reactive measures. Methods of de‐escalation, strategies to calm the already distressed person…

Developing the mental health workforce capacity in primary care: implementing the role of graduate primary care mental health workers in England

David Rushforth, Jit Patel, Alison James, Siobhan Chadwick

The scale of current demand on primary care services from people seeking help with common mental health problems places enormous pressure on the existing front line workers in…

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  • Dr Gary Lamph
  • Prof Di Bailey
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