School of Social Work, Care and Community
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Subject Areas: Mental Health
In response to an invitation from the Wellesley Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Professor Morris undertook a week-long lecture tour on his research and the work of the Centre for Citizenship and Community on Connected Communities.
David has a long standing professional, policy and research interest in social inclusion and community engagement. Research for his PhD ‘Community Engagement and Social Inclusion in Mental Health; the Development of Policy and the Role of Primary Care in Inclusive Practice’ was undertaken at Manchester University. He has founded, and led a number of partnership - based development programmes in this field, including in 2002-3, the Community and Citizenship Programme at the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health. He has contributed widely both nationally and internationally in advisory and consultative roles and through programme and journal editorial boards, conferences, research, learning and leadership networks to the development of policy and practice on inclusion and community.
David also holds a Visiting Academic Associate post in the Health Service and Population Research Department of the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.
Morris, David (2012) Co-producing Mental Health Services with Communities: Making the Case. In: Making Health and Social Care Personal and Local: Moving from Mass Production to Co-Production. Governance International , Birmingham , pp. 78-80. ISBN 978-0-9572533-0-8
Seebohm, Patience, Gilchrist, Alison and Morris, David (2012) Bold but balanced: How community development contributes to mental health and inclusion. Community Development Journal . ISSN 0010-3802