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Psychosis recovery day 3.4: Risk Scenario 1 – Joseph

Please use the form provided to construct an initial; risk assessment, suggest control measures and generally prepare for the multi-disciplinary meeting to come. Continue reading

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The ‘family tree’ of mental health exercise

The advantage of this exercise is that it works as a warm up, it gets participants talking early on and it boosts their confidence. It also provides the participants with a rough and ready mental schema to hang the rest of the day’s training on to. Continue reading

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The Guide 2: What’s a mental health worker worth?

The person who has most influence over an individual’s social environment is usually the unqualified and often unsung support worker or care assistant. Their work, and their attitude to that work is one of the most crucial elements of the care process. Without them all the therapy in the world will fail Continue reading

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The social care recovery model

I’m convinced that mental health recovery isn’t just possible – it’s remarkably straightforward to achieve. Continue reading

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The Guide 1: Welcome to the mental health workers’ guide

This is my attempt to create a comprehensive but accessible guide to mental health practice for support workers. Continue reading

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The Care Guy giveaway

If you’re interested in social care and/or mental health, watch this space – there’s a lot of free stuff about to come your way.
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Privileged glimpses 25: Who put us in charge?

In those early days I would take it upon myself to stop residents at the door and expect them to explain to me why they were safe to go outside. Continue reading

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