Jude is currently undertaking Psychology PhD research focusing on lived experiences of attempted suicide in Further and Higher Education. This is a mixed methods study and will include arts-based research. She is a UKCP and HCPC registered Psychotherapist/Integrative Arts Psychotherapist and works with groups and individuals in a range of settings, including a hospital, Further and Higher Education and in private practice. She has an ongoing interest in research and has been involved with various research projects over the last 15 years, focused on mental health within the education and health sectors.
Jude Smit writes her debut elf blog on a recent research study which looks at the incidence of suicide in university students in England and Wales, and concludes that we need a whole university approach to mental health.
Readers interested in more on student mental health should follow #smartenconf19 on Twitter for updates from the SMaRteN Network Student Mental Health Conference in Cambridge.[read the full story...]