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Policy into practice: an experience of Higher Education Link in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

By Kedar Nath Dwivedi, Nisha Dogra, Indira Sharma, Karen Bretherton and Clay Frake

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Aim: The main aim of the Child and Adolescent Overseas Working Party has been to support the development of services in low-income countries through enhancing their training capacity. This is congruent with the British Council’s policy of Higher Education. Link: The paper shares an experience of translating such a policy into practice. Method: The experience of implementing a British Council Higher Education Link in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry between the two Universities in Varanasi and Leicester is shared. Implication: In spite of various difficulties, all parties concerned learnt some valuable lessons and found it to be a worthwhile ventur

Topics: Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Publisher: Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:4212
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