School of Nursing
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Subject Areas: Mental Health
Alison Elliott, Senior Lecturer (Mental Health), Qualified as an RMN in 1986, spent the majority of career working in secure mental health and learning disability settings, but has also worked in community and adult and older adult in-patient settings. Course leader for the BSc Psychosocial Interventions course. Areas of professional interest include psychosocial approaches, personality disorder, self injury and service user involvement.
Elliott, A., Butler, J., Rogers, T.. (2015) (Chapter - Formulating Goal Statements) Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health. Sage Publications
Browning, G., Edgar, F., Elliott, A., Machin, K., MacInnes, D., McKeown, M., Ridley, J. (2018). Carer support and involvement in secure mental health services A Toolkit. NHS England
Gardner, K. J., Wright, K. M., Elliott, A., Graham, S., Fonagy, P. (submitted for publication). The weirdness of having a bunch of other minds like yours in the room: the lived experiences of mentalization-based therapy for borderline personality disorder.
Co-author of Guild Lodge Self Injury Knowledge File, upon which the Department of Health publication (May 2012) ‘Safe and Secure’ was based
Course Leader: MSc Personality Disorder / PG Cert Investigating Serious Incidents in Heathcare / Bsc Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health, also teach pre-registration students with regard to mental health / interventions, and mental health law.
Currently acting as External Panel Member for a Serious Incident Review for a local NHS Trust, regularly offer workshops in relation to working safely and effectively with people who have committed sexual offences.
Current: Honorary contract with Lancashire Care Foundation NHS Trust – provide clinical supervision input into Guild Lodge MSU.