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INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

For your information from WHO

 

 

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Von: "FUNK, Michelle Karen" <funkm@who.int>

Betreff: Announcement - Two international courses in mental health accepting candidates

Datum: 3. Juni 2013 09:35:44 MESZ

An: "FUNK, Michelle Karen" <funkm@who.int>

Kopie: "DREW BOLD, Nathalie Jane" <drewn@who.int>

 

Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to announce the following two international courses in the area of mental health:

1. INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

The International Diploma on Mental Health Law and Human Rights is currently accepting applications for the academic year 2013-14. The Diploma, now in its fourth year of existence, is a collaboration between WHO and the ILS Law College in Pune, India.  The course builds the capacity of students to advocate for human rights and to influence national legislative and policy and service reform in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other key international human rights standards. It is a one year Diploma and includes two residential sessions and distance learning. 

Students to date have comprised health and mental health professionals, lawyers, mental health service users/survivors, government officials, social workers, human rights defenders and families and carers.  The course is taught be a faculty of renowned international experts in the area.

The prospectus for the Diploma is attached.  More information about the Diploma is also available at: http://cmhlp.org/diploma

Applications can be submitted online at: http://cmhlp.org/applications-and-fees/how-to-enroll

In addition the Open Society Institute (OSI) will provide funding for two students from Central & Eastern Europe/former Soviet Union to participate in the course. These are fully funded fellowships and include tuition fees, travel, accommodation & living expenses for the residential sessions. If you are interested and qualify for this grant please state that you wish to be considered for the OSI fellowships in your application.


2. INTERNATIONAL MASTER IN MENTAL HEALTH POLICY AND SERVICES

The International Master in Mental Health Policy and Services, an international course promoted by the NOVA University of Lisbon in collaboration with WHO,  is now currently accepting applications for the academic year 2013-2014. The main scope of the Master Degree in International Mental Health Policy and Services (MHPS) is to build capacity of mental health professionals to lead and contribute to conceiving, formulating, implementing and evaluating:

  • National Mental Health Policy
  • National Mental Health Legislation
  • Mental Health Services and Care Delivery

 

The course will start on the 7th October 2013, with a two-week residential session, at the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas campus in Lisbon. A second two-week residential session will take place in Lisbon, from 31 March to 11 April 2014. Between the two residential sessions, the students will participate in e-learning teaching activities under the orientation of supervisors.

 

The second year of the Course will be dedicated to the development of a project and the elaboration of the dissertation, under the orientation of a supervisor.  The brochure for the course is attached, and additional information about the Course can be found at the site:http://www.fcm.unl.pt/

 

Best wishes

 

Dr Michelle Funk
Coordinator
Mental Health Policy and Service Development (MHP)
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
World Health Organization
20 Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Genève 27
Switzerland
Tel: +41-22 791 3855
Email: funkm@who.int

 

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India Diploma Prospectus-2013-14.pdf
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Lisbon Master Mental Health Policy & Services 2013.pdf
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04/06/2013
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