This annual short course is run jointly with the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. Please visit the Institute of Psychiatry website for course details and registration.
The Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), a collaboration between King’s Health Partners (including the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, present the Global Mental Health Summer School Course 2014. 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 new 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'; 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.
The course has previously attracted a very diverse body of students from high, middle and low income countries, including but not limited to:
The course teaching methods emphasizes a strong interactive and participatory element, with a variety of teaching methods including practicals and case studies, making the most of the wide range of backgrounds and relevant experiences contributed by participants.
Full price: £800 Participants who are nationals of and resident in middle-income countries: £400 Participants who are nationals of and resident in LIC: £150 KCL/LSHTM students: £150 KCL/LSHTM staff: £400 Students from other high-income countries institutions: £400. Payable by: 8 September.
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