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Mad Studies Zoom Meeting 4 February 2021

(Lived Experience Practitioner Focus)

  • Free
  • Zoom

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Are you a Lived Experience Practitioner (LXP)? (Mad) Academic? Student? Clinician? Service User? Carer? Come and join us - Mad Studies is for everyone :-) Paper 1: We will be discussing the range of views of paying people for their lived experience in survivor research - as written about recently in 'The Political Economy of Peer Research: Mapping the Possibilities and Precaritiesof Paying People for Lived Experience' by Kinnon R. MacKinnon, Adrian Guta, Jijian Voronka2, Merrick Pilling, Charmaine C. Williams, PhD, Carol Strike & Lori E. Ross: Paper 2: We'll be discussing the National Service User Network's (NSUN) response to the Government White Paper and proposed changes to the #MentalHealthAct: // Contact Tamar if you have issues accessing this paper Our monthly Birmingham Mad Studies group has a central focus on supporting Lived Experience Practitioners (i.e. peer support workers, service user researchers, service user consultants, etc) in their work through developing knowledge and being with others who work in their field. However, in the true spirit of 'Mad Studies', others who have an interest in this area are welcome to attend and learn. LXP's work alongside many other people, so sharing knowledge with others can help develop mutual understanding and strengthen working relationships. Please book your FREE place so that we have an idea of numbers to expect and can send you details of the papers being considered and Zoom details. Support other Mad projects: You can buy Asylum magazine here: You can read MadCovid Diaries here: 2021 Dates: 4 Feb 4 Mar 1 Apr 6 May 3 Jun 1 Jul 5 Aug 2 Sept 7 Oct 4 Nov 2 Dec

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