Education and Training

  • Brian JacobsEmail author
  • Keiko Yoshida
  • Eric Taylor
Living reference work entry
Part of the Mental Health and Illness Worldwide book series (MHIW)


This chapter highlights the variety of needs for education according to the professional situation in different communities. It describes the competencies that need to be developed for senior clinicians. Frameworks for training are described, and the various methods of teaching are considered. The future scientific developments that will need to be included are outlined, together with the advances in knowledge and skills transfer made possible by electronic media.


Competencies Speciality Training Skills Knowledge Teachers Psychiatry Pediatrics Child Mental Health Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UEMS-CAPLondonUK
  2. 2.University of KyushuFukuokaJapan
  3. 3.IoPPNLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Keiko Yoshida
    • 1
  1. 1.Kyushu University HospitalFukuokaJapan

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