The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 9 Issue 4

Issues for workforce development


Table of contents - Special Issue: Young people's mental health

Attitude and behaviour change – it takes a generation

Naomi Russell, Jennifer Taylor

The purpose of this paper is to describe the work of the Children and Young People's Programme of Time to Change, which is England's biggest campaign to end the stigma and…

Siblings of individuals with severe mental illness

Jacqueline Sin, Debbie Spain, Cheryl Jordan, Christopher A. Griffiths

The importance of providing information, support and interventions for family members and carers of people who have severe mental illness (SMI) has garnered increasing attention…

Supporting transitions in child and adolescent mental health services: a rough guide to introducing peer support

Marissa Lambert, Rachael Matharoo, Emma Watson, Helen Oldknow

The purpose of this paper is to share the lessons learnt during the implementation of a Peer Support Worker (PSW) pilot project within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services…

Young offenders with mental health problems in transition

Sarah Campbell, Stephen Abbott, Alan Simpson

Disproportionately high numbers of young people in the British criminal justice system also have mental health problems. Relevant services often struggle to meet such complex…


Developing an eating disorder pathway: a case study

Joanna Blackburn, Virginia Minogue

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of an eating disorder care pathway for adults with eating disorders, in a northern borough town. It arose out of a need to…

Mental health issues in the schools: are educators prepared?

Amy Andrews, Mike McCabe, Taunya Wideman-Johnston

Mental health issues are exceedingly prevalent in society. Approximately one in five people will experience a mental illness within their lifetime and serious mental illnesses are…

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