The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 6 Issue 3

Issues for workforce development


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Teaching ideas for generating critical and constructive insights into well‐functioning multidisciplinary mental health teams

Margaret McAllister, Shirley Morrissey, Donna McAuliffe, Graham Davidson, Harry McConnell, Prasuna Reddy

It is now common place for mental health services to operate using multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) where several health professionals simultaneously maintain their disciplinary…


Joint programmes – give them a second thought: the value of programmes leading to dual nursing and social work qualifications

Jenny Weinstein, Markella Boudioni

The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the need for a more holistic approach to mental health training that brings together the medical and the social knowledge and…

Working with carers in educational settings: developing innovations in practice

Marjorie Lloyd, Liz Lefroy, Stephen Yorke, Richard Mottershead

It is generally agreed that carers in mental health care play a vital role in helping people to maintain their place in the community and reducing the time clients spend in…


Service users' beliefs about acute in‐patient admission

Peter Nolan, Eleanor Bradley, Neil Brimblecombe

As the beliefs people hold exert more influence over their behaviour than any other single factor, the purpose of this paper is to elicit those held by service users about being…


A cost‐effective service provision model also meets the educational and training needs of higher trainees in psychiatry

Yasir Abbasi, Mark Broadhurst, Allan Johnston, Sathya Vishwanath

The purpose of this paper is to describe how an adult liaison psychiatry service was established at a hospital introducing the special interest service provision model, which is a…

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