Human Givens College update
The development of an autumn programme is also well underway and will be announced shortly. It will initially consist of a variety of weekend courses on key subjects (such as addiction, depression, treating trauma, anxiety disorders, brief therapy skills, psychosis, storytelling and the use of metaphor), as well as some new titles.
Part I of the Diploma is likely to take a slightly different format to previously, but MindFields seminars and workshops will still count towards it in the form of accredited prior learning (APL).
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Ezra Hewing describes how he helped a large insurance company change perceptions about stress and improve the mental health and wellbeing of its employees.
Pain expert Leora Kuttner shares up-to-date understandings about children’s experience of pain and some ways to help them reduce it.
Would you know if someone you care about has depression? Most people probably think that they would, but it isn’t necessarily as obvious as you might expect. Indeed, until some simple screening questionnaires were introduced for GPs to use, half of them were missing the diagnosis in patients that came to consult them.
At a time when we are struggling with a number of major moral dilemas, Ivan Tyrrell suggests that the human givens approach can help us reach ethical decisions.
Cherry Dale explains how Birmingham South Central’s clinical commissioning group meets wellbeing needs of both staff and community by working on human givens lines.
Most people think ethics is concerned with truth, justice, equality, loyalty, fairness, values, principles, morals, etc. All these words in italics are abstractions. They are content free. They contain no sensory information. Such words used to be called 'reifications' in philosophy and are now more commonly called 'nominalisations'.
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Paul Allin about the significance of the Government’s National Well-being Programme and the contribution of the human givens
Julia Welstead considers the connection between our mental health and our planet
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