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New Webinar Available on the WPA Education Portal

The "Why and How of Successful Partnerships Between Psychiatrists and Service User and Family/Carer Advocacy Movements" Webinar is now Available on the WPA Education Portal

There is a growing global recognition of the value and benefits of involving people with lived experience or service user led and family care organisations/groups as key partners to really transform mental health care in a way that could ultimately improve access to services and the quality of services.

This webinar explores the importance of these partnerships. Each panellist brings a different perspective on successful partnerships between psychiatrists and service user and family/carer advocacy movements:

Prof. Bonga Chiliza

Psychiatrist perspective

Guadalupe Morales

Lived experience perspective

Jaleta Teressa

Talk on lived experience perspective

Miia Männikkö

Family/carer perspective

This webinar, organised by the WPA Service Users and Family Carers' Advisory Group, took place on Thursday 6th April at 1pm GMT.

A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing on WPA’s Education Portal here.

This webinar was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Viatris. The sponsor had no influence on the design and development of the programme or any associated materials.

Those who view the webinar will be able to download the WPA CPD Certificate and associated CPD points for this webinar via the WPA's Education Portal.

For any queries relating to this education module or the WPA Education Portal in general, please contact

Author: WPA Education Coordinator

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