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Mark Trewin

Mark Trewin

Mark Trewin is Mental Health Social Work Lead at the Department of Health and Social Care‎

Celebrating and developing mental health social work

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An issue frequently raised by mental health social workers and their managers is the desire to better understand the range, scope and access to roles, professional support and development opportunities available within local partnerships. Our fine colleague, Mental Health Social Work (MHSW) Lead here at DHSC, Mark Trewin and Health Education England (HEE) have been working on plans to help social work colleagues do exactly that, as he explains in his latest guest blog.

Time to Talk Day plays to our social work strengths

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It's Time to Talk Day and, therefore, a great opportunity for the social work profession to consider how it can support this brilliant and positive event to reduce the stigma around mental health and engage with people experiencing mental distress – wherever they may be.

Mental health social workers will guide the services of tomorrow

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In our third and final blog marking World Mental Health Day, the inimitable Mark Trewin shares reflections on his travels across the country speaking to mental health social work students about the vital role they will play in delivering person-centred support to those who need it. Their positivity is inspiring!

Revitalising community mental health services

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One of the Chief Social Worker for Adults Lyn Romeo's priorities for the year has been social work in mental health. Social work and mental health lead for DHSC Mark Trewin has provided essential support in this very important area. Significantly, Mark has been involved in the development of NHS England's recently announced Community Mental Health Framework (CMHF) and sets out the results of that hard work in this blog post.