The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 5 Issue 1

Issues for workforce development


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Working with people who have been there: the meaningful involvement of mental health service users in curriculum design and delivery

Robin Ion, Sue Cowan, Ron Lindsay

The notion of mental health service user involvement in curriculum design and delivery has become commonplace over recent years. However, concern has been expressed that the…

How did I do? An analysis of service user feedback on mental health student nurses' practice in acute inpatient mental health placements

Hugh Masters, Susanne Forrest

Mental health service user involvement in education has gained momentum and prominence over the past decade, but service user involvement in the assessment of students' practice…

Developing values‐based education through service user participation

Lucy Simons, Steve Tee, Tina Coldham

Mental health education aims to develop valuesbased practice to support practitioners in clinical decision‐making. Values‐based practice requires high levels of cultural…

A cognitive behavioural approach for carers of significant others with depression: a pilot study

Shona McIlrae, Elaine Wilkes, Michael Downey, Monica Colley

Depression is a common and chronic illness affecting nearly one in five people in their lifetime. The main responsibility for people suffering from depression falls to their…

What are the barriers and support systems for service user‐led research? Implications for practice

Lyndsey Smith, Di Bailey

While the involvement of service users in mental health research has increased, a review of the literature suggests that this apparent increase in involvement does not necessarily…

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