March - News and Events Update and Events Update
BSMHD are organising an Advanced training course in Mental Health Interpreting led by Robyn Dean, CI/CT. MA, Heriot Watt University, David Wolfenden, RSLI and experienced Mental Health interpreter practitioner and Professor Robert (Bob) Pollard, University of Rochester School of Medicine, USA. and Director of Wellness Centre, Rochester USA.
Open Forum Events are pleased to announce they will be running a National Tackling Long-Term Conditions conference and exhibition at Cavendish Conference Centre, London. The event will explore how to drive improvements in care, coordinate services to achieve quality outcomes and help make life better for people with long term conditions.
To view the programme and booking form please visit
The European Society for Mental Health and Deafness (ESMHD) are currently in the planning stage for a 3 day International Congress on Mental Health and Deafness in Belfast on 17th, 18th and 19th September 2014.
If you are interested in delivering a paper, running a seminar or exhibiting, please let the General Secretary know as soon as possible.
Further details will appear on the web site at http://www.wcmhd2014.org
Health and Social Reform and Govtoday are delighted to announce Integrating Health and Social Care. This conference will set out why collaboration and integration is crucial for sustainable care; delegates will be updated on the policies, strategies and opportunities that can benefit their work.
-Dr Ian Walton, Mental Health Lead, Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG
- Lisa Hill, Primary Care Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead, Sandwell Integrated Primary Care Mental health and Wellbeing Service.
For further information and a booking form, please contact;
Courses are delivered in BSL/SSE by Deaf Instructors.
There are currently no courses planned, but if you would like to attend a course or get BSMHD to organise a course, please contact the General secretary.
There are now 2 types of courses available - a full 2 day 'Standard' course or a 'Lite' course of 3 hours duration.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 9th April.
The theme of the evening is 'LOSS' with Paul Fletcher and Pauline Latchem.
‘LOSS’ could cover divorce, isolation, friendship/ family break up, confused, finding it hard to move on, job redundancy, home repossession (or council homes/ private rent kick out), theft and so on!
Entry is £5.00 (Please note that receipts are no longer being issued) which includes tea & coffee.
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