The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 8 Issue 1

Issues for workforce development


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Service user involvement in occupational therapy education: an evolving involvement

Sandra Cleminson, Aidan Moesby

Service user involvement in higher education is now an expectation, with university learning and teaching strategies ensuring it is a priority. Service users have highlighted the…


Finding the personal in the clinical psychology swamp

Helen Wood, Laura Lea, Sue Holttum

The purpose of this paper is to explore the interface between the professional and personal, and particularly personal realities reflected in the Equality Act (2010), within a…


Could prescribing be part of the clinical psychologist's role?

Andrew Newman

The number of mental health professionals able to prescribe has, for a number of years, reached beyond medics, but UK clinical psychologists are not yet permitted to train to…


Training for in‐home psychiatric disability support workers

Nicole Shepherd, Thomas Meehan

Support workers who provide in‐home support to people with psychiatric disability are becoming a significant part of the mental health workforce. Research is needed to establish…


Wellness coaching: frontline worker training in mental health

Abigail Nelson, Carrie Shockley

Mental health frontline workers can and do provide fundamental support in the wellness of people with serious mental illness. The City University of New York offered a non‐credit…

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