SDHI Seminars – Implications of health issues experienced by adult survivors of sexual abuse

SDHI is delighted to announce 2 seminars, presented by Dr Sarah Nelson, SDHI Associate and Research Associate, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh.  The first seminar will be held on Thursday 6th October 2016 at 3pm in room 1G05, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

‘Physical ill-health in abuse survivors: Somatisation or domestic torture?’

The second seminar will be held on Thursday 24th November 2016 at 3pm in room 1G05, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

‘Radical change in mental health: Implications of the trauma paradigm’

In these two interlinked seminars, Dr Nelson raises challenging questions, from her new book “Tackling Child Sexual Abuse: Radical Approaches*”, about the wider implications of health issues experienced by adult survivors of sexual abuse.

*Nelson, S. (2016) Tackling Child Sexual Abuse: Radical approaches to prevention, protection and support, Bristol: Policy Press.

ALL WELCOME

Please register your attendance at these FREE seminars by emailing Rosanne (r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk)

For further information see links below

Seminar 6 Oct 2016

Seminar 24 November 2016

SDHI now Scottish organisational member of ENTER

SDHI is now the Scottish organisational member of the European Network for Training, Evaluation and Research in Mental Health (ENTER). ENTER’s Network Agreement reflects mental health care as “a major public health priority” across Europe and the need for cooperation among European partners. At present the Network has members from 14 European countries who are involved in clinical service provision as well as academic education and research, providing close links between academia and practice.

On the 2-3 June ENTER will host its 17th Annual General Meeting and Conference in St Andrews for the first time in collaboration with SDHI.

Emerging priorities in mental health and addiction

We are delighted to announce a joint ENTER Mental Health, SDHI, and Centre for Addiction Research & Education Scotland CARES Conference to be held in St Andrews on Friday 3rd June 2016 entitled “Emerging priorities in mental health and addiction: the Virtual World, Ageing and Migration

This is a one day conference to explore key issues facing us as researchers, practitioners and policy makers

Further information and registration details can be found at https://enterepmhe2016.wordpress.com/

Enquiries should be directed to epmhe2016@st-andrews.ac.uk

 

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Successful project dissemination event on domestic abuse, disability and maternity care access

The interdisciplinary research team, consisting of SDHI researchers and colleagues from the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh as well as the NHS Fife met with funders (Wellbeing of Women), representatives of NGOs, health professionals and service users to discuss findings from a recent project involving literature reviews, individual interviews and focus groups. The study highlighted the need to address knowledge and psychosocial barriers to providing equitable maternity care services to disabled women who experience emotional, physical, sexual or financial forms of domestic abuse. A video of the presentations is now available here.

 

‘The Inmates Are Running the Asylum’ Canadian Film Presentation in Edinburgh

Film presentation as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival on the 15th October.

THE INMATES ARE RUNNING THE ASYLUM

Stories from ‘Vancouver Mental Patients’ Association’. Filmmaker Dr Megan Davies joins academics and activists from Edinburgh, Stirling, and Queen Margaret Universities, CAPS Advocacy and NHS Lothian Mental Health and Wellbeing Team to discuss the arts, mental health and the emerging field of ‘Mad Peoples’ History’.

Wed 15 Oct, 7 – 9pm

Seminar Rooms 1-2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, Edinburgh University, 15a George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Free / Booking required

Booking: Dr Tessa Parkes t.s.parkes@stir.ac.uk or Kirsten at CAPS Advocacy 0131 273 5116 kirsten@capsadvocacy.org

See page 27 of the brochure

Film Screening and Discussion “The Inmates are Running the Asylum: Stories from the Mental Patients Association”

“The Inmates are Running the Asylum: Stories from the Mental Patients Association” Screening and Discussion.

Filmmaker Dr Megan Davies joins academics and activists from Edinburgh, Stirling and Queen Margaret Universities, CAPS Advocacy and NHS Lothian Mental Health and Wellbeing Team, discussing film/the arts, mental health, and the emerging field of “Mad People’s History”.

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 7-9pm in Seminar Rooms 1-2, University of Edinburgh, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

Click here for location information

Please email Tessa Parkes t.s.parkes @stir.ac.uk or call Kirsten on 01312735116 to book a place.

Forthcoming Seminar – Why is significant practice change in health so difficult to achieve?

roger-dunstonSDHI are delighted to announce the following seminar ‘Why is significant practice change in health so difficult to achieve? Insights from practice theories and ethnographic research’ which will be led by Roger Dunston, Associate Professor, Centre for Research in Learning and Change, University of Technology, Sydney.  This FREE seminar will be held in Room 1G06, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee at 3.00pm on Thursday 19th September.   If you would like to attend, please contact Rosanne Bell r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk

For further information please see seminar flyer – Roger Dunston seminar 19 Sept 2013