Mental Health Special Interest Group (MH-SIG)


We are look forward to seeing you at the Mental Health Special Interest Group (MH-SIG)

Wednesday 12th April 2023 13:00 – 15:30

SIG Conveners Prof. Sarah Vicary and Dr. Kevin Stone


13:00 – 13:05 - Welcome to the Special Interest GroupKevin Stone & Sarah Vicary

13:05 – 13:20 Interpreter-mediated communication in mental health social work practice: the INForMHAA study. - Sarah Vicary

13:20 – 13:35 Social Work in Mental Health Service in Italy: a case study - Cristina Tilli and Patrizia Favali,

13:35 – 13:50 Comparing coercion in mental health and addiction care - Stefan Sjöström

13:50 – 14:05 Contextualising and theorising the alienation experienced by Approved Mental Health Professionals undertaking assessments of service users in crisis in England, UK. - Andrew Brammer

14:05 – 14:15Questions

Link: MHSIG Abstracts

14:15 – 14:35 Break

14:35 – 14:50 Forty years on. Maintaining the moral voice in mental health social work. - Steven Malies

14:50: – 15:05 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Social Work: Evidence for impact. Lauren Gillespie, Pearse McCusker, Sarah Vicary, Gavin Davidson and Kevin Stone.

15:05 – 15:10Questions

Link: MHSIG Abstracts

15:10 – 15:20Book update: Mental Health Social Work: Crossing Boundaries / Discussion and update - Pearse McCusker, Sarah Vicary, Gavin Davidson and Kevin Stone.

15:20 – 15:30 Mental Health Special Interest Group AGMElection of roles