You make this research possible. We couldn't do it without your time and interest and the information you are entrusting us with. We promise to use it to try and find out if short community learning classes can help any of us who wants to develop strategies to better manage our mental health and get on with our lives. Please accept our sincere thanks.
Later in 2017 we've two more things coming up that you might be interested in:
In year 2 (2016/17) of the DfE adult education | mental health research Blackburn with Darwen Council adult learning service is assigned to one of 3 non-equivalent intervention groups. We are in Group A. This means that along with 18 other projects, DfE requires us to offer:
Submitted by Ruth James on Thu, 29/09/2016 - 11:31
Thanks to everyone who made the AutumnMeet at Northern College such a positive and productive event. I haven't really had time or brain space to reflect on it all yet, but just looking at the notes I took from the breadth and range of topics covered, I can already see how valuable it is going to be for our project.
Submitted by Ruth James on Thu, 01/09/2016 - 16:57
Hi everyone - I've tried to get to grips with Padlet today and post some learner comments. After a few interruptions, I've managed to get one comment on there and will add more later, assuming I've done it properly!
This is a template used by providers that are involved in the BIS Community Learning Mental Health (CLMH) research (2015/17). It includes on a single sheet:
PHQ9 - depression
GAD7 - anxiety
Short WEMWBS - wellbeing (population tool)
the consent we use for the CLMH research project
These 3 self-assessment tools are widely available on the internet, including the NHS Choices website. All we have done for the purposes of the CLMH research is put them together on a single-sheet template.