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Social work education, Social work practice, Social work research
Cycling

A summer of cycling

With the Tour de France starting in Yorkshire in July, this will certainly be a summer of cycling. If you know me outside of work,...
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: first impressions

I’m in Sierra Leone this week with ICMHSR researcher, Meredith Newlin, to co-design training in psycho-social interventions for psychiatric nurses. This visit builds upon one...
International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, Making Research Count, Social work education, Social work practice, Social work research, York

A day with the Chief Social Workers

On Friday I had the pleasure of spending the day with the Chief Social Workers (CSWs). Isabelle Trowler (CSW for Children and Families) and Lyn Romeo...
Mental health social work, Think Ahead

Thinking about Think Ahead

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) today launched its report on meeting the workforce challenges in mental health social work. Think Ahead makes the...
International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, Making Research Count, PhD research, Social work research
Social capital, Viewpoint Survey

Discrimination reduces access to social capital

Discrimination against people with mental health problems is a global phenomenon. It takes different forms in different cultures, but almost universally people are treated differently...
Connecting People Study, Social work practice, Social work research

Connecting People in Torbay

One of the key issues we are grappling with in the Connecting People study is how local authorities and NHS Trusts can become more community...
International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, Social work practice, Social work research

Social work and recovery

Social workers support the recovery of people with mental health problems. Recovery is a process whereby individuals or families restore rights, roles, and responsibilities lost through...
International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, York
Ripon
Connecting People Study, Mental health social work, Social work practice, Social work research