What Graduates Say

Jana Offergeld

Social Pedagogue, Researcher Research Group “Disability and Ageing”, WWU University Münster Program “Promotion of the Autonomy of elderly Persons with mental disabilities” The Diploma Course exceeded all my expectations. Not only did it provide me with a broad knowledge of international human rights standards and how they apply within the mental health field, it...

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Laura Hambleton

Family Mental Health Researcher This diploma exceeded my expectations the moment I started to meet the faculty and my fellow students. Having the chance to interact and collaborate with such varied knowledge, experience and perspectives is an essential component to learning in this relatively new field. The course is extremely practical in that it replicates...

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Kristina Brazevic

Chief Specialist of the Group on Monitoring Human Rights Situation in Closed Detention Institutions in the Seimas Ombudsmen’s Office of the Republic of Lithuania. I fully enjoyed the modules and the learning procedures, as well as the environment, which brought together lawyers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other professionals. “I’m very delighted with...

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Mrs. Veene Tandon

Facilitator with NGO, Schizophrenia Awareness Association, Pune (SAA) The course helped me to understand Rights of Persons with Mental Disorders (PMD), Rights of Caregivers in accordance with UNCRPD (Ratified by most of the countries) and made me promise to self to make the policy makers aware. The course gave me knowledge about Mental Health Laws...

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Manasi Sharma

Research Fellow in Mental Health Services, University of Exeter, UK This is an exciting new field with scope for tremendous amounts of work, and the Diploma provided me with the perfect platform to enhance my career in mental health services and policy. This Diploma has been an exceedingly fruitful and enriching experience for me. This...

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Jamil Yousef Saleh Nasif

Head of Salfit Community Mental Health Center / Palestinian Ministry of health International Diploma in Mental Health Law & Human Rights enrich me with an important acknowledgment which gives me a solid ground of experience to improve and widen my vision in improving my work area. It gave me an experience of what is the important...

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Dovile Juodkaite

Director of NGO Global initiative on psychiatry, Vilnius office (Lithuania). The course was very valuable for the broad knowledge gained in international human rights standards as referred to persons with psycho-social disabilities. While introducing the most recent international document – UN Convention on the rights of person with disabilities (CRPD), the course acknowledged all the...

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Ebtisam Sanhouri Elrayh

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Khartoum, Sudan Legal Practitioner & Human Rights Defender My greatest benefit, however, was the awareness with the socio-economic dimension of mental disability. It very much enriched my knowledge and understanding of the main types, diagnosis, causes and treatment of mental disorders, and mechanisms required to promote, respect...

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Ion Cibotarica

This course was very helpful for me as a lawyer, because it has provided a unique opportunity to study about mental health and human rights. I was especially interested in mental health, being involved in the campaign for changing our national legislation on legal capacity and guardianship. This course was very helpful for me as...

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Aikaterini Nomidou

VICE-PRESIDENT OF SOFPSI N.SERRON & LAWYER, GREECE This course of the highest calibre enhanced the depth and breadth of my knowledge which has furthered my ability and confidence in promoting international mental health and human rights. This course of the highest calibre enhanced the depth and breadth of my knowledge which has furthered...

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