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Apply your mind to mental health

The Think Ahead programme is a new route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.

Applications are now open to join the 2018 intake in Ashford, Braintree, Durham and North Yorkshire.

Find out more and apply now

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10 Apr / 18

New places available to join the Think Ahead programme in 2018

We are delighted to announce that, due to an increase in the number of places available at some of our NHS and Local Authority partners, we are today opening applications for new places on the Think Ahead programme this year. About the Think Ahead programme Our two-year programme in mental health social work offers graduates […]

20 Mar / 18

“Social issues can have a massive impact on a person’s mental health and recovery” – Think Ahead mental health social workers speak to Community Care

A Think Ahead participant and a Consultant Social Worker have told Community Care, a leading social work news website, why social approaches are so important in mental health care. As a Consultant Social Worker at the London Borough of Bexley, Nicola Shawyer manages a unit of four participants on their first year of the programme. […]

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