National Workforce Skills Development Unit projects

To date the Unit has been engaged in a broad portfolio of projects with HEE. Here are some examples of our past and current projects: 

National Mental Health Workforce Development Collaborative workshop on ‘Thriving at work’

RationaleTo consider how to adopt the recommendations from the Thriving at Work review, commissioned by the Prime Minister and led by Dennis...

Improving system leadership in children and young people’s Learning Disability services

RationaleEnhancing system leadership identified as a key area for improvement by the Lenehan ‘These are our Children’ report. This project followed...

Children and young people with learning disability and complex mental health conditions transforming care workforce

RationaleTo develop a strategic workforce planning framework to support workforce development in the 49 Transforming Care Partnerships. SummaryThis...

Supporting Promotion of Mental Health Careers and Developing Psychology Graduate Career Pathways

RationaleTo illustrate the current career structure whilst also drawing attention to barriers to working in mental health services in the NHS and...

Using reflective practice with frequent attenders: development of an e-learning module

RationaleTo support front line staff to better understand and manage their needs when working with frequent service attenders through reflective...

Developing a NHS framework for harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people

RationaleWorking with children displaying harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) can be challenging for NHS staff, and NHS staff development may not form...

Enhancing management of psychological distress and promoting systemic resilience

RationaleTo seek fresh approaches to addressing workplace stress and resilience SummaryThe project considered approaches to psychological stress,...

Developing good practice in new workforce roles

RationaleReviews of workforce plans revealed that the lack of integrated approach to planning creates risk in role success and sustainability...

Primary care mental health: understanding skills and the current training offer

RationaleTo understand where gaps in training and competency are in primary care and support and develop new and existing training where needed...

The emotional impact of long-term conditions

Training for Primary Care that focuses on Integrating psychological therapies when treating long-term conditions.

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