RESEARCH - CPD AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Effective, safe, and ethical psychological interventions, psychotherapy, or mental health services must be developed, improved and evaluated.
You can help improve mental health services and psychological treatment through research.
You can learn to ask and answer some of the most difficult and important questions through training and education in mental health research.
You can educate yourself to become a critical consumer of research.
Here my aim is to bring you useful, helpful and accessible education and training that is related to mental health research.
WRITING FOR PUBLICATION
Put your research out there
Your research really doesn't count unless you share it with the world. And we can't advance practice without research. This online course by the Florence Nightingale Foundation guides you through the steps required to get your work published. Use with support from your supervisor, and let us know what you found,
THE MENTAL ELF
Summaries of recent research
The go-to place to read summaries of recent research in mental health. These are often written by therapists and other clinicians so they often make excellent links between research and practice.
CRITICAL APPRAISAL SKILLS
Learn how to spot good and bad research
We develop practice and understanding in psychology and mental health through the use of many different research skills. These resources have been designed to help clinicians sort out the good from the bad in many different kinds of research.
HOW TO WRITE A PHD PROPOSAL
This 4 week course from the University of Oslo guides you through the stages of developing a research proposal in a health related area. Includes defining a research question, doing a literature search and literature review, research design and methods, and how to organise your research and work in a research team. Starts August 17th 2020.
LEARN STATISTICS ONLINE
Harvard University have an impressive range of free online course including this range of programmes on statistics. Some look pretty advanced but there are a range that look very relevant to psychology and mental health research including probability and inference, which might be useful revision for those with psychology degrees, open science and an introduction to R.
STATISTICS WITH ANDY FIELD
Everyone's favourite statistic lecturer is now available online. Andy has posted his undergraduate statistics lectures online so that we can all benefit. You may want to browse around as there is a lot to enjoy here