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Skills Based Workshop Series 2016/17

Limited number of funded places for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust employed staff - book now and don't miss out!

Workshop 6: Peer Support: Narratives and disclosure - how to share our experience in a safe way

Date & time: Friday 17th March 2017, 9.30 - 4.30pm

Venue: Seminar room A08, Institute of Mental Health

Cost:

  • £150 per attendee (refreshments and lunch will be provided)
  • There are a limited number of funded places for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust employed staff

Abstract:
This one day workshop will be of interest to professionals, peers and trainees from health and social care organisations who want to explore how sharing personal experiences might enhance their working roles. Key aims of the session are:

• To consider how and why we might share our own experiences when supporting others
• To take learning from peer support approaches around using lived experience in a supportive role
• To discuss the complexities involved in sharing personal experiences including the altered boundaries this may invite
• To reflect on the choices we make in relation to disclosure, and consider how these might impact on individuals around us
• To discuss the importance of language and the role this plays in shaping our stories
• To establish personal ‘golden rules’ for how, when and why we choose to share personal experiences

To register:

View the flyer & registration form here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Centre for Dementia Seminar Series 2017

Speaker: Dr Lycia Teo, (Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore)

Title: The Healthcare System in Singapore

Date: Thursday, 9th March 2017

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Room A08, Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road

Abstract: Abstract: Singapore is a densely populated island nation. Taking care of the physical and mental health needs of its population has its own unique set of challenges and difficulties. These include a rapidly ageing population, the increasing social isolation of the elderly in high-rise housing, as well as the juggling of limited financial and human resources. Policy makers and healthcare providers have endeavoured to make the Singapore healthcare system as efficient as possible whilst maintaining a high standard of care. This lecture aims to give a brief look at the ever evolving healthcare system in this city state.


To register your attendance or for further information please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The Nottingham Systematic Review Course - Nottingham

Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham.

Tuesday 20th June – Friday 23rd June, 2017

This course qualifies for 24 Royal College of Physicians CPD Points.

Who should attend: all people wishing to undertake reviews of randomised studies.
Please note that although this course is run by Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, the same methodology applies to, and is used by systematic reviewers in all fields of research. This course will appeal to all those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review. Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice. After attending the course, participants should be able to understand search strategies, extract data, manage the results of systematic searches, understand the syntheses of the data, apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.
Brief course content:
Day 1: Developing a protocol for a review.
Day 2: Searching and managing references.
Day 3: Extracting and using data.
Day 4: Using RevMan, more sums and Cochrane.
Study methods: Small group teaching, workshops, library-based interactive tutorials with hands on practical work at computer stations and group work.
Course Fee: £800. Your course fee includes all learning materials, refreshments and lunch every day plus farewell evening meal on Thursday 22nd June, 2017

General Enquiries/Bookings: Jackie Patrick +44 (0)115 823 1287, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or visit http://schizophrenia.cochrane.org/nottingham-systematic-review-course 


Course Content Enquiries Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please see Poster for further information

Managing Mood Conference

"The How to Guide"

Date: Thursday 23rd February 2017, 8.15 - 4.00pm

Venue: Nottingham Forest Football Ground, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5FJ

Cost: £225.00pp

This conference is being organised by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and will be chaired by Professor Rachel Munton.

For further information on the event please see conference flyer.

To book a place please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Youth Mental Health – what role for Primary Care?

Call for papers and registration now open!

Thursday 25th May 2017, 9.30 – 16.00

Venue: Jubilee Conference Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Cost: Full price: £75.00
Concessionary rate for service users, carers and voluntary sector organisations: £45.00 (limited places)
Lunch and refreshments are included

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Ann Hagell Research Lead for the Association of Young People’s Health & Consulting Editor Journal of Adolescence
Dick Moore Former Head Teacher, and International Advocate for Youth Mental Health
Maryanne Freer Consultant Psychiatrist, Medical Educator, & Trainer for Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Co-Chaired by Dick Churchill, Former Chair of the RCGP Adolescent Health Group, and Maria Michail, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Mental Health

Please see flyer for further details

To submit a paper: please complete and return an abstract submission guidelines and submission form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by no later than 5pm on 28th February 2017.


To register your attendance: please complete and return a registration form by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by no later than 12th May 2017

Refocus on Recovery 2017 - Registration now open!

Refocus on Recovery Logo Final

18th to 20th September 2017, Nottingham Conference Centre

Refocus on Recovery 2017 is an international conference aimed at advancing the field of recovery research and to create an international community of influence. The conference will address:

  • Recovery for different groups
  • Re-situating recovery
  • Prevention of mental ill-health
  • Allocating resources

Registration and abstract submission are now open.

 A limited number of early bird places are on offer, therefore to take advantage of this reduced rate register now!

For more information and to register visit www.researchintorecovery.com/ror2017 

View the event flyer here for more details.

Brain, Mind and Body Conference 2017

Trauma, neurobiology and clinical practice

Date: Tuesday 7th March 2017, 9.30 – 16.30

Venue: Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Cost: £125.00 per person
(Includes lunch and refreshments)

Registration now open!

This conference will be of particular interest to psychiatrists, psychotherapists, psychologists, and other qualified professionals working therapeutically with adults or children.

Keynote speakers:
Professor Ruth Lanius, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario
and
Margaret Wilkinson, Training Analyst in the Society of Analytical Psychology

The welcome address is being facilitated by Dr Neil Nixon, Director of Medical Education, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Please see flyer for further details and the programme

To attend please complete the registration form and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annual IMH Research Day

Call for papers now open!Deadline date is Monday 3rd April 2017

The IMH will be hosting its Annual Research Day to highlight the work of the Institute’s doctoral candidates, Managed Innovation Networks (MINs), and all early-career researchers (including research assistants, research fellows, and research-active clinicians and service users).

We hope that as many PhD candidates as possible will present their work. This Research Day focuses intentionally on those at the beginning of their academic careers, and thus represents a welcoming and career-developing forum for researchers

Please see poster for further information

Oral presentations and poster presentations accepted.

Please submit a title and maximum 250 word abstract by Monday 3rd April 2017 to Dr Jenelle Clarke: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Forensic Mental Health Seminar Series 2017

About the seminars

Our Thursday lunchtime forensic seminars are held monthly at the IMH, 12.00 – 1.00pm.

Seminar topics include:
• Exploring staff-patient boundaries in secure settings
• Soft-core pornography in the media and how exposure to if affects males attitudes toward women and rape
• Patterns, experiences and mindsets of revenge in personality disordered offenders
• The Italian forensic psychiatric system

For more information:
View the flyer here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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