The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 8 Issue 2

Issues for workforce development


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On line forums: implications for mental health nurses

Ann Mitchell, John Rowe, Sheila Counihan

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the evidence for the use of on‐line forums within education and their use in working with service users with mental health…


Meet Mohammed: using simulation and technology to support learning

Nichola Lambert, Lucy Watkins

Clinical placements within healthcare are fundamental to student development and higher education institutions need to ensure that students’ learning within practice is supported…

Student nurses’ experiences of support in relation to suicide or suicidal behaviours of mental health patients: an exploratory study

Louise Phillips, Stephanie Tannis‐Ellick, Betsy Scott

Observations have been made that mental health students receive very little support following observing patients displaying suicidal behaviour. The purpose of this paper is to…

Addressing mental health nursing workforce issues in Australia: a case study analysis

Catherine Hungerford, Donna Hodgson

The purpose of this paper is to report findings of a review of a unique program that has helped to address workforce needs and support Registered Nurses (RNs) working in a public…

Developing inclusive environments in mental health provision for people with disabilities

Graham Whitehead, Adam Barnard

The increased use of mental health interventions employing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) over the last decade raises the significant theme of the efficacy of such treatments…

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