The Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Foundation – Careif – is proud to announce that its Co-Founder and Director Professor Kamaldeep Bhui has received a CBE Commander of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Years’ Honours List for services to mental health care and research.
Would you like to contribute to our ambitious project to compare perceptions of personal wellbeing in different communities and groups? If you have a few spare moments during the congress, please log on to the above link and share your views. Responses are entirely confidential and no email addresses are collected.
A report of the findings will be compiled and published on the careif and WPA conference websites after the congress.
Closing date for participation: 30 November 2016.
Congratulations to Kam and Albert on reaching this milestone in careif’s work. They are shown here receiving their award from our friends in New Zealand, presented at our celebratory event in the House of Lords, on 26 October 2016. Dinesh coped magnificently with the Maori proverb it bears:
He aha te mea nui o te ao
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
(What is the most important thing in the world?
It is the people, it is the people, it is the people)
Congratulations to Albert and all those who have contributed to this landmark initiative: a charter for people with mental illness, their carers and professionals. This publication coincides appropriately with careif’s 10th anniversary which will be celebrated in the House of Lords on 26 October 2016. Stand by for more news on this significant work.
Careif Trustee Professor Edgar Jones from the Institute of Psychiatry speaking at the BPS History of Psychology Centre symposium War and Its Aftermath at Senate House, London.
There is often an intrinsic misunderstanding in Black and South Asian communities regarding the cause of mental illnesses with assumptions that illnesses are the ‘will of god,’ karmic retribution, evil eye or genetic for example. From our Trustee Professor Dinesh Bhugra