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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.
Brief Description: The seminar looks at the structural and social determinants of race and racism as public mental health concern disguised by the White Paper
Join us to discuss values, evidence, diversity and the legal mechanisms that underpin our practise – and our stories.
Network Lead Georgette Eaton’s presentation to the College of Paramedics’ National Conference 2021; “Whose Values are they anyway?” can be viewed on the Values-based Practice in Paramedic Practice Network page.
Video replays of the conference “Women’s Choice in Childbirth. Really?” are now available online through the Collaborating Centre Website. We have now launched The Values-based Practice in Childbirth Network
New Open Access book – VBP Centre partner Professor Drozdstoj Stoyanovand colleagues are delighted to announce their edited collection from Springer Nature International Perspectives in Values-based Mental Health Practice: Case
The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice is putting together a special edition on the topic of: Overcoming Stigma in the clinic: identifying, understanding and addressing discrimination, degradation and discreditation in clinical settings.
The seminar looks at the structural and social determinants of race and racism as public mental health concern disguised by the White PaperReview of the Mental Health Act (2021) for clinical and competency changes. It analyses the inter-related factors of class, gender, education as important contributing factors to the over-representation of racialised (ethnically diverse) communities, suffering from Covid-19 and long-term medical diseases.
Implicit bias in psychiatric practice; What lessons can philosophy offer to practitioners, learners, and educators? – Call for abstracts. Philosophy Special Interest Group of the
New Book just launched – Dan Stein’s Problems of Living: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Cognitive-Affective Science uniquely integrates philosophical and scientific resources in tackling some of the deepest challenges of
Women’s Choice in Childbirth. Really? 30th June 2021 12:00-14:00 This webinar is organised by Prof. Stella Villarmea in collaboration with the Center for Values Based Practice.What
Free Webinar – May 25 5.00pm – 6.30pm – jointly hosted by WREN (Whiteness and Race Equality Network), the FA (Football Association), the PFA (Professional footballers Association) and
New PhD Studentship at City University in London, UK – applications welcome from Black British students for doctoral work on trauma and complex-PTSD among Black British people using mental
Collaborating Centre Seminar
Date: Wednesday 21 April
March 24 2021 12 – 2pm Joint hosts: Lancet Psychiatry and WREN (the Whiteness and Race Equality Network in the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
Training for Race Equality across the Colour Line in Mental Health A Scoping Webinar March 24 2021 12 – 2pm Joint hosts: Lancet Psychiatry; and WREN
A new fully-funded opportunity for collaboration in the field of phenomenology & mental health of potential interest for: Partners willing to pursue a doctoral degree (formally
AAPP – Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry latest Bulletin – Volume 27, no. 1 – 2020. This considers which considers Phoebe Friesen’s
Collaborating Centre Partner Dr Richard Gray is co-author of a timely new paper on the impact of COVID 19 on Primary Care in the UK.
The Whiteness and Race Equality Network are hosting a webinar on Thursday 29 October 2020. Is my Coach Education r/white – Making black coaches mental health
Two recent articles relating to Interprofessional Education and Practice may be of interest to partners. A Guest blog by Elizabeth Howkins and Richard Gray (August
Aesthetics in Mental Health Network: Advanced Study Day – Friday 29th May 2020, St Catherine’s College, Oxford. Title: ‘Clinical Applications and Evaluation of Aesthetic Practices in
12th March, 2020, 10am – 4pm Venue: Brooks Building, Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchester M15 6GX. Poor alcohol regulation and lack of policy in Brazil normalises alcohol
The Practical Handbook for eating disorders is the fourth book in a series of ‘practical handbooks’ on different mental health issues, edited by Roz Austin
The Practical Handbook for living with distressing voices is the third book in a series of ‘practical handbooks’ on different mental health issues, edited by Roz
Practical Handbooks for Mental Health – Development Workshop St Catherine’s College, Oxford University Thursday 30th January 2020. 10 am – 4 pm Presenters will include:
Please join The Collaborating Center for Value-Based Practice for the Advanced Seminar in theorizing and discussing ‘Giving Uptake: Epistemological, Ethical, and Legal Considerations’ at St
Please join us for the Advanced Seminar in theorizing and discussing ‘Giving Uptake: Epistemological, Ethical, and Legal Considerations’ at St Catherine’s College, Oxford on November
New book from Collaborating Centre Partners Toby Williamson and Julian Hughes – The Dementia Manifesto: Putting Values-Based Practice to Work. (2019) Cambridge University Press book series on Values-based Medicine.For details
Announcement – New degree: MSc in Person-Centred Health & Social CareThis degree, currently the only one of its kind in England and Wales, is designed to
Making mental health count: quantifying and standardising mental distress Advanced Studies Seminar – May 8th, 10:30-5pm, St Catherine’s University of Oxford This day-long workshop brings
Progress report 2016 -2018 The Race Equality and Whiteness Network has posted a detailed update on their work since the launch of the Network in 2016.
New book critically reevaluating the legacy of Thomas Szasz in mental health – Thomas Szasz: An appraisal of his legacy – Edited by C.V. Haldipur, James L. Knoll IV, and Eric
Jointly organised by the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare, the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice and the European Institute for Person Centered Health and Social
“Advanced Studies Conference: Vitality and Wellbeing Aesthetic Considerations, Concepts and Clinical Practice” Organized by the Institute for Social Aesthetics and Mental Health, Sigmund Freud PrivateUniversity, Vienna
“Collaborating partner in the The 18th Annual Conference of the Polish Phenomenological Association on ‘Phenomenology of Time and Space’, Warsaw, 7-8 December 2018”
Advanced Studies Conference: Aesthetic Moments in Everyday Clinical Practice: Inspiration and Innovation for Connected Humane Care Wednesday, October 31st 2018 10.00 – 18.00hrs The seminar
The VB CAHMs Network is delighted to announce the launch of its new training materials with the Royal College of Psychiatrists For details including 4
NEW EDITED COLLECTION from the PFA (Professional Standards Authority) on Right-touch regulation in practice: international perspectives For details please go to: https://www.professionalstandards.org.uk/news-and-blog/latest-news/detail/2018/09/20/right-touch-regulation-spreads-across-the-world
‘Surviving student life as a voice-hearer’ Wednesday 28th November (10 am – 4 pm). To book tickets please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/surviving-student-life-as-a-voice-hearer-tickets-50444340380
Call for Papers – “Psychopathology and Phenomenology: Perspectives” – June 4-6, 2018, San Raffaele University, Milan For details please go to the Phenomenology Lab at: https://www.phenomenologylab.eu/index.php/2018/09/cfp-psychopathology-and-phenomenology-perspectives-san-raffaele-spring-school-of-philosophy-2019/
“TOO MUCH EXCLUSION” ! MASIS the “Mobility And Support Information Service”. As a charity MASIS group promotes the importance of INCLUSION for disabled people, carers and their families.
The IPE Network as part of the Collaborating Centre is hosting the workshop on Values Based Interprofessional Education and Practice and it is being held
Hosts: The Values-Based Interprofessional Education and Practice Network, The Collaborating Centre for Values-Based Practice Venue: St Catherine’s College, Oxford. Timing: 9.45 am-4 pm. Please confirm
The International Network for Health Workforce Education are delighted to announce that they will be focusing on Inter-Professional Education through their dedicated Working Group and Dublin Conference on the
Read the new blog from Colin King about his experiences in the mental health system: My experiences on both sides of the Mental Health Act at: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/my-experiences-on-both-sides-of-the-mental-health-act/#.WwWDomLTXYV Colin is
The Whiteness and Race Equality Network are very pleased to announce their conference – IS MY ‘MENTAL DISORDER’ AN ACT CONSTRUCTION OR A SCIENCE OF RACE – London, June 4 – places are
Is my ‘Mental Disorder’ an Act: Construction or a Science of Race – June 4 St George’s University of London Places limited – for details and to book
“Phenomenology and psychoanalysis: a dialogue” St Catherine’s College, Oxford – Friday 22nd June 2018. Time: 9 am – 4.30 pm. Attendance free but places are limited and you do have to pre-register For
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A review article in EC Psychology and Psychiatry on Hippocrates Betrayed? Attributing Classifications to Patients Instead of Investigating their Histories (Anamnesis) Full text available under Open Access at: https://www.ecronicon.com/ecpp/pdf/ECPP-07-00235.pdf
Conference Announcement – Ashok Handa, David Crepaz-Keay, Peter Lyne and Bill Fulford are presenting three linked seminars introducing values-based practice at the NAIDEX conference in Birmingham, UK, April 26, 2018 For
“Aesthetic Moments in Everyday Clinical Practice: Inspiration and Innovation for Humane and Compassionate Care” The aim of this advanced study day will be for healthcare
The Médicine de la Personne International Group is very pleased to announce a conference on Pratique et Science en Médecine in Paris – 25 – 28 July 2018 For details of
Therapies for Voice Hearers is pleased to announce: A Workshop of the Educational Voice-Hearing Network in the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice in Health and
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Core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas, Education, Regulation and Integration, together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice