The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

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The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

The Collaborating Centre has been set up to support the development of values-based practice through shared learning. Based at St Catherine’s College in Oxford the Centre brings together a wide range of individuals and organisations working on different aspects of values-based practice around the world. Although originating primarily in mental health and social care a particular aim of the Collaborating Centre is to support extension of values-based approaches to other areas of health care such as surgery.

The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

What is Values-based Practice?

Values-based Practice (VBP) is a clinical skills-based approach to working with complex and conflicting values in healthcare. It is a twin framework to evidence-based practice (EBP).

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Key Areas of Collaboration

The core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas – Education and Training, Regulation, Law and Guidance, and Integration and Teamwork – together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice.

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The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

Forthcoming VBP Webinars

Details of future Collaborating Centre Webinars will be announced here.

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Black Herstory Month event. Whiteness as a chemical restraint.

Wednesday October 27th 2021. 12pm-2pm.

The last year has witnessed a proliferation of events, funding, and consultations. The renewed engagement of diverse researchers, organisations and activists have, however, failed to address the Lived experiences of race.

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Latest Announcements

What is mental illness?

r Awais Aftab is giving a free webinar as part of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ 180th Anniversry on ‘Changing views of what constitutes a mental illness over the last 180 years’

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WikiVBP Reference Library

The wikiVBP Reference Library aims to provide a focused resource of literature and other materials supporting training, research and policy developments in values-based practice.

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Key Areas of Collaboration

Core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas, Education, Regulation and Integration, together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice

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Values-based Surgical Care

Values-based practice in surgery is an innovative approach to decision making in surgery, linking science with people.

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Training Materials and Resources

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The CUP Book Series

Cambridge University Press has a VBP book series.

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