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CLMH research lessons learned

Blogs, news and lessons learned from the 60 providers involved in the BIS national Community Learning Mental Health research (2015/17)

Lessons Learned - an interview with Louise Weller

Our biggest learning was that the Discovering Potential guidance model was really effective. It was what made the difference to learners and kept them engaged. 

The Discovering Potential model works for everyone, not just for learners with mild to moderate mental health problems. It helps everyone clearly identify the changes they want to make.

The additional funding made it possible to work in a coaching way. We know that in future we will have to scale this down as it was a big financial investment.

Evolve: Full steam ahead phase one

What we did in phase one -

In year one we delivered courses we knew we could do well, we played to our strengths, delivering traditional community learning style courses. 

Evolve: Why did we get involved?

To show that community learning is worthwhile and that community learning does make a difference we know that because while I must tell is that it is than enough to to prove to fund is that that community learning has a big part to play in people'swell being Just as valid as something that gives you a qualifications.


Evolve: If we had our time again...

The things that we would do differently moving forward. 


Lessons learnt 


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