A Framework for Social Work Education in Scotland
Framework for social work education in Scotland, comprising the Scottish Requirements for Social Work Training; an Introduction to the Standards in Social Work Education; and the Standards in Social Work Education.
A guide to developing inclusive curriculum for students with mental health problems
The Inclusive Curriculum Project (ICP) aims to develop, disseminate and embed resources for supporting disabled students studying geography, earth and environmental sciences in higher education and to transfer the generic lessons widely to subject-based academics, educational developers, learning support staff and disability advisers.
A National Service Framework for Wales
The National Service Framework aims to set standards for services in Wales and establish the practical guidelines that will ensure consistent and comprehensive implementation of the Strategy for Adult Mental Health Services.
Academy of Medical Educators
The Academy of Medical Educators is the professional organisation for all involved in the education and training of medical students and doctors. Established in 2006, the Academy exists to provide leadership, promote standards and support all those involved in the academic discipline of medical education.
Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 provides ways to manage the financial and welfare affairs of people who are unable to manage them for themselves. This site provides the Act.
Advising medical schools: encouraging disabled students
This advisory guidance, from a partnership led by the General Medical Council (GMC), provides practical suggestions to help schools ensure that disabled students do not face unnecessary barriers to successful medical careers.
Aging and mental health
Journal relating to the rapidly expanding field which investigates the relationship between the aging process and mental health.
Ahead 4 Health
Designed to help students understand mental health, what they can do if they experience mental ill-health and where they can find out more. Includes scenarios of students with mental health problems.
A discussion list for reasearchers, lecturers and practitioners with an interest in alcohol misuse. This list is intended primarily for the UK alcohol information and treatment community.
A reflective presentation on dementia produced by a social work student at Birmingham University.
All in the Mind
This BBC Programme has some interesting items on mental health which can be audio-taped. There is also a "listen-again" option on its website.
Alliance for Self Care Research
The vision of the Alliance for Self Care Research is that Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals will respect patients, carers and family members as co-producers of health and will use the evidence base to work with them to maintain health, prevent and treat illness and manage it's impact on everday life. The Alliance is a consortium of the universities of Aberdeen, Abertay, Dundee, Robert Gordon, St Andrews and Stirling and their local NHS organisations that serve a significant proportion of Scotland's population.
Allpsych.com – the virtual psychology classroom
Aims to play a key role in the advancement of psychology and mental health through education and research via the Internet. Provides psychology related material with the aim of improving factual knowledge, inspiring thoughtful discussion, and facilitating understanding.
Includes news, local sources of help and separate information for health and social care professionals working with people who have Alzheimer’s.
A worldwide association for all interested in medical and health care professions education.
American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association
A membership organization website representing the specialty practice of psychiatric-mental health nursing. APNA fosters excellence in the domains of education, policy, practice, research, and organizational development.
Today, the American Medical Student Association is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. With a membership of more than 68,000 medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians from across the country, AMSA continues its commitment to improving medical training and the nation's health.
Associate mental health practitioner programme
The (Associate) Mental Health Practitioner, or (A)MHP, is a Southampton based programme and new role designed to complement and work alongside psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and psychiatrists; and work across traditional boundaries within mental health and social care.
Association for Postnatal Illness
The aims of the APNI are to provide support for mothers with postnatal depression, increase awareness of the condition and to boost research into its causes and effects.
Association for the Study of Medical Education
ASME is a membership organization whose mission statement is to improve the quality of medical education by bringing together individuals and organisations with interests and responsibilities in medical and healthcare education. This website provides information such as dates for forthcoming conferences/courses and details of their publications.
Association of Occupational Therapists in Mental Health
A Specialist Section of the College of Occupational Therapists. AOTMH aims to promote and develop occupational services in all areas of mental health by providing support, advice and encouragement to those working as occupational therapists or who are associated with occupational therapy.
The mission of the Awakenings Project is to assist persons with mental health issues in developing and enhancing their creative abilities through art in all its forms, and to raise public awareness of the creative talents and contributions of people living with psychiatric disorders. This website offers examples of these talents; such as artwork and literature.