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

Issues for workforce development


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An evaluation of an innovative project designed to enhance child and adolescent mental health provision

Steven Walker

This paper describes and discusses the evaluation of an innovative child and adolescent mental health project located in a large county in eastern England. The project was one of…


Questions of inclusion and exclusion. Are there ways of achieving ‘real participation’ of users from refugee and asylum seeking groups in service development at an institutional and treatment level?

David Palmer, Cath Maffia

Refugees are among the most socially excluded and marginalised groups in the UK. This paper examines ways in which the refugee service user's voice can be heard and the power…


Facilitating and limiting factors of training available to staff of specialist CAMHS

Ruth Edwards, Richard Williams, Nisha Dogra, Michelle O'Reilly, Panos Vostanis

Specialist CAMHS provide skilled assessment and interventions for children, young people and their families who have mental health disorders. The training needs of the staff who…

The use of self ‐ facilitating intraprofessional development in the educational process: part two

Debbie Evans

This second part of a two‐part article is an account of research that examined the choices that student nurses made, from an intrapersonal perspective, when they experienced…

Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS): providing services for children and young people with learning disabilities

Barry Nixon, Sue Hooton, Ann Jones

Targets set in 2005 by the Department of Health in the form of a public service agreement (PSA, 2003‐2006) standard require the development of comprehensive CAMHS, which provide…

From service user to VIP: what's in a name?

Marjorie Lloyd

Service user involvement is a growing and important trend in the whole of health and social care and yet when asked, it is difficult to define. Simply inviting service users and…

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