The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 2 Issue 3

Issues for workforce development


Table of contents

The non‐professionally affiliated workforce in mental health ‐ who are these generic mental health workers and where do they fit within a workforce strategy?

Sharon Cuthbert, Thurstine Basset

This paper gives an overview of the ‘non‐professionally affiliated’ (NPA) workforce in mental health in relation to their education, training and development. Some comparison is…

Training graduate primary care mental health workers for collaborative practice: part 1

Di Bailey

This paper is the first of two linked articles that explores a shared learning approach to developing a module on collaborative working for graduate primary care mental health…

Outcomes associated with skill mix interventions in acute mental health wards: a synthesis of evidence

Sara Munro, John Baker

The costs associated with staffing acute mental health wards is the largest expenditure in the inpatient budget. Exploring skill mix and its impact on outcomes, particularly…

A move towards a culture of involvement: involving service users and carers in the selection of future clinical psychologists

Tushna Vandrevala, Mark Hayward, Jane Willis, Mary John

National policies suggest that service users and carers should be involved in health care planning and delivery. Initiatives to involve service users and carers within the…

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  • Dr Anne Felton
  • Prof Di Bailey
  • Dr David Crepaz-Keay