The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 4 Issue 4

Issues for workforce development


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Ten years of the National Service Framework for Mental Health (1999‐2009) ‐ achievements and challenges for the future

Thurstine Basset, Barbara Evans

The purpose of this paper is to review some of the key mental health education and training developments of the last decade of immense change to the service system in England…

The non‐professionally qualified workforce: a focus on the new roles of the support, time and recovery worker and the community development worker

John Allcock, Nicki Hollingsworth

One of the key initiatives of the National Institute of Mental Health in England National Workforce Programme (NIMHE NWP) has been to explore the development and sustainability of…

Enhance, Include, Evolve: New Ways of Working for allied health professionals

Wendy Osborn, Genevieve Smyth

The final report for allied health professions Enhance, Include, Evolve: New Ways of Working for allied health professionals (Care Services Improvement Partnership/National…

The role of primary mental health workers in child and adolescent mental health services in Scotland

Margaret Conlon

It is estimated that approximately 10% of children and young people in Scotland have mental health problems (Scottish Government, 2008), resulting in a rapidly increasing need for…

Patient‐centred care and compulsory admission to hospital: students consider communication skills in mental health care

Stephen Abbott, Julie Attenborough, Annie Cushing, Mary Hanrahan, Ania Korszun

Medical and nursing students are often anxious about communicating with patients with mental health problems, even when they have received general communication skills training…

First impressions of a national learning resource to support positive practice in using the Care Programme Approach in mental health settings

Andy Betts, Ian McGonagle, Ian Baguley, Christine Jackson, Carol Callinan

The Care Programme Approach (CPA) is the fundamental framework for supporting the care and treatment of individuals with severe and complex mental health needs. National…

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