Remarkable lives: Jo Mullen in conversation with Jerome Carson

Carson, Jerome ORCID: 0000-0002-7596-116X and Mullen, Jo (2018) Remarkable lives: Jo Mullen in conversation with Jerome Carson. Mental Health and Social Inclusion, 22 (3). pp. 121-127. ISSN 2042-8316

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to provide a profile of Jo Mullen. Jo provides a short background to her life and is then interviewed by Jerome. Jo tells us about the teaching resources that she has developed to increase understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). While this is a single case study, it contains numerous helpful insights of how Jo has developed and presented her work, along with two mental health nurses, and of the high quality educational interventions she has produced. Jo presents a model of co-production, where service partner and mental health professional are equals. It would be helpful if mental health services invested in supporting talented individuals like Jo, to develop and disseminate the tools she has created. Thus far Jo has written her own personal account of what it is like to cope with BPD, a bigger training resource, “Wot R U Like?” and a board game, Personapoly, to help individuals solve social and personal problems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Mental health nurses, Service partner, Co-production, Person centred care, Education
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Sarah Taylor
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2018 10:34
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2018 08:39
Identification Number: 10.1108/MHSI-03-2018-0013
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/1659

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