Category Archives: Conferences and Events

Philosophy and Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health | Oxford University Department for Continuing Education

Philosophy and Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health | Oxford University Department for Continuing Education. Two events in one – Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry 23-24 July and International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry 25 July.

‘The outlook for schizophrenia is better than we think – but is being sabotaged by Assembly-line Psychiatry’ Dr Robin Murray @RCPsych

Presentation by Dr Robin Murray at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry

‘The outlook for schizophrenia is better than we think – but is being sabotaged by Assembly-line Psychiatry’ Dr Robin Murray @RCPsych.

Hunter Institute of Mental Health – DiG Festival

http://www.himh.org.au/home/events/dig-festival

The Hunter Institute will drive the integration of a mental health stream into the DiG Festival allowing business, education providers, technology providers together with young people, academics and experts from the field to network and share successes and idea’s for the future.

– See more at: http://www.himh.org.au/home/events/dig-festival#sthash.nLl5tpZL.dpuf

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health are excited to announce a new partnership with DiG Festival, with the introduction of a new major health stream in this year’s conference, to be held in Newcastle from 16-17 October 2014.

The DiG Festival is running a 72 hour sale on conference tickets at the discounted price of $99 for the mental health and suicide prevention sector.

To purchase $99 tickets click on the link below

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dig-festival-2014-tickets-10300730763?discount=HNHD1GD1SC0N

National Mental Health Clearinghouse – Technical Assistance Guides

Here you’ll find the latest information on mental health and consumer/survivor issues. The Alternatives conference will be in Orlando, Florida, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, through Sunday, October 26, 2014

National Mental Health Clearinghouse – Technical Assistance Guides.

19th ISPS International Congress in New York City | ISPS NY 2015

Abstract submission now open

March 18 – 22, 2015 at The Cooper Union in New York City

19th ISPS International Congress in New York City | ISPS NY 2015.

Patient knowledge and involvement in healthcare (Workshop, Lancaster, 12 May 2014) | Centre for Medical Humanities

Royal Institute of Philosophy Workshop – wish I was in the UK for this! Patient knowledge and involvement in healthcare (Workshop, Lancaster, 12 May 2014) | Centre for Medical Humanities.

14 November 2013 John Read

Univerity College Cork conference presentation – video recording “Meanings of Madness”, with links – 14 November 2013 John Read – Panopto Viewer 

Explanations of how medical model fails to adequately explain schizophrenia

Map of the hundreds of Hearing Voices groups around the globe

INTERVOICE Networks and Groups – Google Maps.

For those with an interest in this approach to distressing voices (auditory hallucinations) and distressing beliefs (paranoia), there is a chance to participate in the fourth World Hearing Voices Congress 2013, next month in Melbourne

How to facilitate and support self-determination of patients in psychiatric practice

EPA 30th Anniversary Ethics Symposium 2013
15 November 2013 – Council of Europe – Strasbourg, France
How to facilitate and support self-determination of patients in psychiatric practice
Abstract of presentation by A. Heinz, Prof. Dr. med.
There is currently a debate between legal practitioners and psychiatrists on different forms of compulsory treatment and their ethical implications. This debate is based on different concepts of autonomy and its prerequisites. We advocate an approach that centers on the individual demands of the person, promotes open settings and focuses on intensified relationships

WHO WE ARE 30th Anniversary Anniversary Symposium | European Psychiatric Association.

Jaakko Seikkula explains Open Dailogue as a way of organising a psychiatric service

I was able to spend a little time with Jaakko to record this 12 minute interview, a the Dialogical Practices Conference in Leuven, Belgium, in March 2013:

Open Dialogue as a “Need Adapted” Approach to Psychiatric Intervention

More detail about this conference, including video and on-line presentations is available at http://www.opendialogicalpractices.eu/events/