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The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

You can use the archive section to access past announcements from the Collaborating Centre in each of the main areas of interest.   

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2021-2022 Psychiatry Elective

A joint initiative between Yale and the International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry the seminar series focusses on  ‘Psychiatry and the Hard Problem of Consciousness’.

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The Existential Structure of Substance Misuse

Author meets Critics – Launch  of Guilherme Messas ‘The Existential Structure of Substance Misuse’ – interactive webinar – save the date  Oct 21 5pm UK DST Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qRJTwHejRJWcldcakKDuaQ

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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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Racism as a public mental health concern – 14th July 2021

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.

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MASIS new website

MASIS new website – The Mobility and Support Information Service has launched its new website providing information and support and promoting inclusion and equality for disabled people – It’s all about collaboration!! For details

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Unpacking Colonial Trauma

Collaborating Centre Partner Dr Vitor Pordeus will be speaking at the 6th Global Mental Health Conference hosted by Carimesnsa and the Jamaica Psychiatric Association entitled

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Veryan Richards

We are delighted to announce that Project Partner Veryan Richards has been awarded the prestigious President’s Medal by The Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, for her work

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Advanced Studies Conference: Vitality and Wellbeing – aesthetic considerations, concepts and clinical practice VITALITY SYMPOSIUM – INVITATION Advanced Studies Conference: Vitality and Wellbeing – aesthetic

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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

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Call For Papers

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), University of Oxford & Phenomenology and Mental Health Network The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice, St. Catherine’s

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Call for Papers

The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice welcomes submissions for a Special Edition on Shared Decision Making, to be published in September 2019. For More

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Advanced Studies Conference

Aesthetic Moments in Everyday Clinical Practice: Inspiration and Innovation for Connected Humane Care Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Wednesday

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New Publication

Michael Dunn and colleagues have published an article in Healthcare Analysis on Between the Reasonable and the Particular: Deflating autonomy in the legal regulation of informed consent to medical

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MASIS Announcement

MASIS www.masis.org.uk announces the development of the ‘Inclusion Village’ (in association with Prysm Media) for NAIDEX 2019. Contact from members of the Collaborating Centre either UK or

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Blog from MIND

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

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Launch of New Network

Lucy Webb and colleagues are delighted to announce the launch of the Co-Production Addictive Behaviour Network (CAB) For details on how to join please Click

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Updated Conference Details

VBP presentations at the NAIDEX 2018 Innovations for the Future of Independent Living conference – April 25 – 26, Birmingham NEC Please see following links Link to Bill Fulford’s

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New Publication from Vitor Pordeus

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

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Publication Announcement

Eleanor Chatburn and colleagues have published their Health Foundation funded work on a conceptual model to guide healthcare organisations to access safety The paper is available under

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Meeting Announcement

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Educational Voice Hearers Network is holding a Workshop on ‘Understanding Voices’ that will take place at Restore, an

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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

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