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This site exists to support the teaching and training I do. Click below for links to handouts and teaching materials.
Handouts are provided in pdf format with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. This means you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the work with certain restrictions. Comments, corrections and suggestions for improvements are welcome.
I am not responsible for clinical acts or decisions based on information or description of procedures on this site. Medical and clinical information provided on this site is for educational purposes alone, and should not guide clinical decision making.
I am a Director of Medical Education and a consultant Psychiatrist working in acute psychiatry (In-patients and a Crisis Intervention and Home Treatment team) for 2gether NHS Foundation Trust. I am also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Bristol, a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and picture editor for The Psychiatric Bulletin. I was Royal College of Psychiatrists 'Trainer of the year' in 2013.
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Trainees interested in reading more about coding should look at the Motivational Interviewing coding instruments at CASAA, particularly the MITI.
Resources for Simulation session 1: Lithium patient information leaflet; summary of NICE guidance (from NICE CG 192). For more on shared decision making see Coulter and Collins (2011) Making shared decision making a reality: no decision about me without me. For more on the relationship of motivational interviewing and shared decision making see Elwyn et al (2014) Shared decision making: achieving patient centred care accross the spectrum of health problems.
Supervision training handout pdf
I presented some thoughts on developing expertise in psychiatry trainees at the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers meeting in Malahide (2017) and the RCPsych Education conference (2018). There's a blog post discussing this presentation here and the exercise I refer to can be downloaded here.
Undrill G (2014) Communicating with the psychotic patient in The Medical Interview: The Three Function Approach (Cole and Bird) Buy
Macpherson, Rob; Arulanandam, Sherlie; Undrill, Guy; Atkinson, Simon; Arnott, Steve; Hughes, Sian; Toogood, Hannah; Scheeres, Karl and Matone, Lucia (2014) Severn School of Psychiatry education fellowships: a new way to promote educational practice and research. PDF.
Kosky, N, Mynors-Wallace L, Fear C and Undrill G (2014) Service Models in adult psychiatry (College Report CR 188) RCPsych. PDF
Undrill G and McMaster F (2013) PowerPoint: Avoiding the Slide to Damnation. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment 19:14-22 PDF.
Undrill G (2012) Calling Time on Risk Assessments. Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care 7(2): 67-72. Abstract.
Undrill G and Gregory N (2011) Working with Struggling Teams. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment 17:131-138 Abstract.