The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 5 Issue 4

Issues for workforce development


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From service user involvement to collaboration in mental health nurse education: developing a practical philosophy for change

Ronald Collier, Theodore Stickley

This paper reports on the development of an educational programme of work that is a collaboration between nursing educationalists and service users. Attention is given to the…

The role of mental health as a ‘threshold concept’ for promoting patient‐centred care for inter‐professional health students

Gayatri Nambiar‐Greenwood

When a student chooses a career, they already have views/stereotypes about what that role constitutes. This also applies to students who choose a career in any health profession…

Does a cross‐educational practice meeting assist Thorn graduates to implement psychosocial interventions into clinical practice?

Mike Kelly, Kate Galvin

Psychosocial interventions (PSI) have been recognised as an important and valuable treatment for individuals with a serious mental health problem and their families. Over the past…

The use of self and role play in social work education

Malcolm Kinney, Elaine Aspinwall‐Roberts

In social work education there is often felt to be a disjunction between what students learn in college and what they need to know in practice ‐ the gap between the ‘hard high…

Cultural competence and power sharing: an international perspective on training clinical child psychologists

Ian Evans, John Fitzgerald, Averil Herbert, Shane Harvey

Training clinical child psychologists necessitates explicit attention to the importance of developing cultural competencies for practice in diverse communities. This case study…

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