CareKnowledge Opinion brings comment and reflection on key issues from CareKnowledge Editor Jim Kennedy and other leading experts in their respective fields. Here's a paginated feed of these articles, most recent first.
"Looking back, I can see how many of my fellow students were struggling - I was one of them"
Parallel Concerns in the USA
Compassion Focussed Therapy Can Inform Our Understanding of Politics
What Does the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act Mean for Autistic People?
"It is vital that we keep this momentum going"
Mental Health Act Changes Could See 10,000 Fewer Individuals Face Compulsory Detention
Mainstream School or Special School?
Are We Living in a Post-Stigma World?
Learning Disability Policy, Practice, and the Support Worker
Rashmi Becker has over 20 years of professional experience working for the government, EU, and learning disability and autism social care providers. Witnessing first-hand the challenges and opportunities concerning social care motivated Rashmi to complete her research this year at the Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group. Article from Learning Disability Today. [19-Nov-2018]
Which Voids Can Be Filled Through Peer Support?
The Resilience Narrative Obscures the Wider Causes and Solutions for Children's Mental Health
The government is putting "teaching resilience" at the heart of it's new national curriculum plans. It shouldn't be forgotten that a child’s strength and ability to thrive are best supported by environments that facilitate, protect and promote children’s safety and wellbeing. Jemima Olchawski, Chief Executive of Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk writes for Mental Health Today. [08-Nov-2018]