Centre staff are active beyond the research work they undertake. Here are some of the speaking engagements that they are involved with, as well as events that we are supporting in some other way. Many of the events we run ourselves are smaller and therefore by invitation only, and so don't appear here.
Individual Placement and Support is the major evidence-based approach helping people with major mental ill health into work. IPS is the preferred model for employment support in Health and Social Care. Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is one of the national IPS Centres of Excellence has seen employment rates rise by 38% within the last year.
This open day is suitable for NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and third sector organisations, working in the field of mental health and employment, who:
The day will focus on Worcestershire’s experience of developing an IPS service and its implementation of the different elements of the IPS process. Participants will have the opportunity to hear the experience of the IPS team, clinical staff, and those who have progressed into employment. In the afternoon, Dr Jo Smith, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, will present a session on IPS in Early Intervention.
You are invited to join Centre for Mental Health for breakfast to launch our major new report The need to belong. Drawing on a database of over 8,000 under 18 year olds screened at the point of arrest, The need to belong will explore the health, educational and social risks and needs experienced by young women involved in gangs and will examine what works to support these young women and make practical recommendations for the future.
Sean Duggan, our Chief Executive, will chair this event and Lorraine Khan, the main author of this report, will introduce it and take questions.
Attendees can arrive from 9am for a 9.30am start. We expect to finish by 10:30am.
The venue for this event is Leonard Cheshire Society, 56 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0AS.
A light breakfast will be served including tea, coffee and pastries. Places at this event are limited so please contact Sandra Ison on 020 7827 8351 or email email@example.com to RSVP.
Delegates at this seminar will discuss the future of mental health policy and service delivery including the evolving roles of Public Health England, Health and Wellbeing Boards and Clinical Commissioning Groups in commissioning and delivering high-quality care across health and social care.
Further sessions address the opportunities for effective commissioning to improve mental health services and how best to deliver additional specialist support and guidance.
The conference will bring key policymakers in government and Parliament together with stakeholders including representatives from the NHS, local authorities, charities and campaign groups, and other interested parties.
It takes place following the release of the Mental health implementation framework, which sets out what employers, schools, businesses, local authorities, housing organisations, voluntary groups and health and care organisations can do to promote good mental health - and includes a new mental health dashboard, against which progress can be measured.
Topics for discussion include:
The seminar will be chaired by Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, Non-Executive Director, NHS Commissioning Board and Chief Executive, Turning Point and Professor the Lord Patel of Bradford, Chair, Mental Health Act Commission (2002-2008).
Our Chief Executive, Sean Duggan, and Sophie Corlett from our Board of Trustees will both be speaking at this event.
Improving the employment rates of those with mental health problems is a key Government objective and part of the NHS Outcomes Framework in England. Individual Placement and Support (IPS) offers an evidence based approach to achieve this.
By the end of the day delegates will be able to:
The event will be held at the College of Occupational Therapists 106–114 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1LB
To book a place please fill out this booking form and return to Katalin Rado, Events and Marketing Officer at the College of Occupational Therapists.
Recognising the complexity of implementing an evidence-based practice, we are offering a range of training and development course to help services deliver evidence-based supported employment.
Read more in the flyer below.