Let's talk mental health: A workforce approach from concept to action
PHE ePoster Library. Davie M. 09/12/19; 274360; 166
Michael Davie
Michael Davie
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Abstract Introduction/Background
Mental health training is supported by a range of national policy documents. It upskills the workforce to deliver messages, raises awareness and provides skills to identify and intervene early.Historically, in Derbyshire training had been delivered ad-hoc. Following review by Derbyshire County Council Public Health, a more structured and upscaled model was introduced.Method Workforce was re-defined to reflect that mental health is everyone's business. A scoping of national guidance, policy and best practice was undertaken and a new Derbyshire Public Health training offer was developed including free places. This comprised different types, lengths and levels of training courses to reflect that workforce needs vary. Management and administration of training were further centralised, with mechanisms introduced to stay in-touch and to support course attendees.
Results
In 2018 Derbyshire Public Health mental health training was attended by around 1,000 individuals from approximately 200 cross-sector organisations. A new mental health training webpage and dedicated bookings email address were introduced to provide an easy-to-access external facing portal. Additionally, a Derbyshire Mental Health Network Newsletter was launched and resources developed.
Conclusion
• Training is necessary to underpin a countywide mental health whole-system approach • Be willing to review and change the status quo • Change has resulted in positive outcomes in Derbyshire • Embedding new ways can take time and face challenge • Need to commit investment in budget and capacity • Adopt an ongoing cycle of review, refresh and consideration of next steps External funding details
Abstract Introduction/Background
Mental health training is supported by a range of national policy documents. It upskills the workforce to deliver messages, raises awareness and provides skills to identify and intervene early.Historically, in Derbyshire training had been delivered ad-hoc. Following review by Derbyshire County Council Public Health, a more structured and upscaled model was introduced.Method Workforce was re-defined to reflect that mental health is everyone's business. A scoping of national guidance, policy and best practice was undertaken and a new Derbyshire Public Health training offer was developed including free places. This comprised different types, lengths and levels of training courses to reflect that workforce needs vary. Management and administration of training were further centralised, with mechanisms introduced to stay in-touch and to support course attendees.
Results
In 2018 Derbyshire Public Health mental health training was attended by around 1,000 individuals from approximately 200 cross-sector organisations. A new mental health training webpage and dedicated bookings email address were introduced to provide an easy-to-access external facing portal. Additionally, a Derbyshire Mental Health Network Newsletter was launched and resources developed.
Conclusion
• Training is necessary to underpin a countywide mental health whole-system approach • Be willing to review and change the status quo • Change has resulted in positive outcomes in Derbyshire • Embedding new ways can take time and face challenge • Need to commit investment in budget and capacity • Adopt an ongoing cycle of review, refresh and consideration of next steps External funding details
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