The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 9 Issue 1

Issues for workforce development


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“The college is so different from anything I have done”. A study of the characteristics of Nottingham Recovery College

Jane McGregor, Julie Repper, Helen Brown

– This paper aims to describe the working of one of the first Recovery Colleges (RCs) and explore the defining characteristics.

Co-delivered and co-produced: creating a recovery college in partnership

Sara Meddings, Diana Byrne, Su Barnicoat, Emogen Campbell, Lucy Locks

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the process of using a co-production partnership approach in the development of a Recovery College pilot.

Do our current approaches to care planning and the CPA enhance the experience and outcomes of a person's recovery?

Miles Rinaldi, Flippa Watkeys

Increasingly mental health services are attempting to become recovery focused which demands changing the nature of day-to-day interactions and the quality of the experience in…


Mental health interprofessional education for health professions students: bridging the gaps

Margaret McAllister, Dixie Statham, Florin Oprescu, Nigel Barr, Teressa Schmidt, Christine Boulter, Penny Taylor, Jo McMillan, Shauna Jackson, Lisa Raith

Government-run mental health services in Australia run predominantly on a multidisciplinary team (MDT) model. Literature and observation from practice shows that interprofessional…

Hearing voices simulation: process and outcomes of training

Sue Patterson, Nicole Goulter, Tim Weaver

The purpose of this paper is to examine the experience and impact of targeted training involving simulation of auditory hallucinations on attitudes and practice of professionals…

Development of a competency framework for a specialist dementia service

Analisa Smythe, Catharine Jenkins, Pete Bentham, Jan Oyebode

– The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development of a competency framework for staff working in a specialist service for people with dementia.

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