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Global Mental Health: Research and Action

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The Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), a collaboration between King’s Health Partners (including the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, presents the Global Mental Health Summer School Course 2016.

Overview - Global Mental Health: Research and Action
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Date: Monday 15 August 2016 to Thursday 18 August 2016
Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, SE5 8AF
 

This four day course, designed and taught by members of the CGMH, will provide participants with an in depth understanding of the issues encompassed by the discipline of GMH including: the public health significance of mental health in a global context; the challenges involved in scaling up evidence-based interventions to close the 'treatment gap' and the application of epidemiological and health systems research methodologies in furtherance of the global mental health agenda. The course will also provide a fresh look at progress made towards achieving the aims of the global mental health agenda and present the findings of recent work undertaken by Centre for Global Mental Health members.

This four day course, designed and taught by members of the CGMH, will provide participants with an in depth understanding of the issues encompassed by the discipline of GMH including: the public health significance of mental health in a global context; the challenges involved in scaling up evidence-based interventions to close the 'treatment gap' and the application of epidemiological and health systems research methodologies in furtherance of the global mental health agenda. The course will also provide a fresh look at progress made towards achieving the aims of the global mental health agenda and present the findings of recent work undertaken by CGMH members.

Admission: applications should be made through King's College website.

Contact: Vanessa Frederick (KCL)
Email: hspr-summerschools@kcl.ac.uk