World Mental Health Day 2017

10th October 2017

Mental health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017. The overall objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilise efforts in support of better mental health.

The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

For more information please visit the WHO website

RESuLT Summer Newsletter

BOOSTER TRAINING

It was wonderful to see those of you who attended the Booster Training in December 2016. The topics of ‘Self Care’, ‘Managing Risky Behaviour’ and ‘Relational Skill Building’ were covered. The slides have been uploaded to the members’ area of the RESuLT web site. Also, thank you to those of you who attended the RESuLT Update Day in March. Lovely to see you all. 

 

ACCREDITATION

SCIE findings in relation to NIS programmes have been published

The SCIE has published their findings in relation to Models of care and care pathways to support the mental health and wellbeing of looked after children.

The NIS submitted evidence for five interventions; KEEP, TEND, RESuLT, AdOpt & TFCO.

Feedback across all NIS submissions was largely positive and reflected our commitment to both excellence and evidence in practice.

Call out for applications to the Life Chances Fund January 2017

The Life Chances Fund (LCF) will be open for Expressions of Interest to develop Social Impact Bonds in the themes of early years and young people from 4 January 2017.

Call for evidence and stakeholder events

The Department of Health and Department for Education have established an Expert Working Group – supported by the Social Care Institute for Excellence - to develop models of care and care pathways to support the mental health and wellbeing of looked after children and care leavers.

You are invited to submit evidence and/or register for a stakeholder event.

Call for evidence

Call for evidence and stakeholder events

The Department of Health and Department for Education have established an Expert Working Group – supported by the Social Care Institute for Excellence - to develop models of care and care pathways to support the mental health and wellbeing of looked after children and care leavers.

You are invited to submit evidence and/or register for a stakeholder event.

Call for evidence

NIS Seminars, 'Evidence Into Real World Practice in Children's Services: Creativity and Innovation in Challenging Times'

We would like to say a big thank you to the speakers and to everyone who contributed to the recent NIS seminars!
 
A special thanks also goes out to the families, fosters cares and young people who contributed to the NIS film and the seminar workshops.
 
The following plenary presentations are now available in the MST Library:
 
Leeds Seminar - 4th November

National Implementation Service Seminars – Evidence into real world practice in Children’s Services, Creativity and Innovation in challenging times

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the forthcoming NIS Seminars:
 
'Evidence Into Real World Practice in Children's Services: Creativity and Innovation in Challenging Times'.
 
Leeds on 4th November & Birmingham on 9th November 2016.
 

Independent Residential Care Review (Narey 2016) has recommended RESuLT

Recommendation 29 in the recent report stated:

"Commissioners should look for evidence that providers offer continuing staff development, particularly through team-based training. And DfE should advise commissioners about the RESuLT programme and similar team approaches, which are likely to prove effective in developing staff."

 

Children’s care homes often ‘underestimated', review finds

William Eichler, 5th July 2016

Read the full article here

Article on RESuLT in Children and Young People Now

Children and Young People Now have published an article discussing RESuLT as part of their 'good practice' series. 

The article can be read at the following link.

RESuLT Development Blog - Cath Connolly - 02/11/2015

Cath Connolly is a Systemic Psychotherapist with 25 years' experience of practice in various roles in the Children's and NHS sectors, including extensive clinical and teaching experience. Cath is based in the National Implementation Service and has worked for The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust for 16 years.

DfE Innovation Programme funding an independent evaluation of RESuLT - Due to report in May 2016

There is currently an Independent Evaluation of RESuLT underway funded by the DfE’s Social Care Innovation Programme. The evaluation plan produced by Ipsos MORI with the Universities of Loughborough and Bristol uses a mixed methods design to conduct a process, impact and economic evaluation. The evaluation is due to report May 2016.

New web resource for evidence based intervention programmes for vulnerable children and their families

5 February 2013

 

A new web resource was launched on Monday 21 January to support the evidence based interventions programme for looked after children, children on the edge of care or custody and their families - a programme funded by the Department for Education (DfE) to support local authorities to implement evidence based interventions to support vulnerable local children and their families.