The social determinants of mental health involve the economic, social, and political conditions into which one is born that influence a person's mental health - and, in particular, that affect the likelihood a person raised in deficient or dangerous conditions often associated with poverty will develop persistent mental health challenges throughout his or her life.
To explore how health professions education and practice organizations and programs are currently addressing social determinants that contribute to mental health disparities across the lifespan, the Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a workshop in Washington, DC on November 14-15, 2019. This publication summarizes the presentation and discussion of the workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Mental Health: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25711.
|2 The Social Determinants of Mental Health||7-24|
|3 Recruiting and Supporting a Diverse Workforce||25-34|
|4 Experiential Learning In and Out of the Classroom||35-46|
|5 Turning Experience into Policy||47-56|
|Appendix A: Members of the Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education||57-66|
|Appendix B: Planning Meeting and Workshop Agendas||67-74|
|Appendix C: Speaker Biographical Sketches||75-90|
|Appendix D: Background Paper||91-94|
|Appendix E: Faculty Development Materials||95-104|
|Appendix F: Forum-Sponsored Products||105-108|
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