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Call for evidence: Improving mental health & emotional wellbeing support for children & young people in care.

Department of Health project to improve mental health and emotional wellbeing support for children and young people in care system

SCIE has been commissioned by the Department of Health to develop:

  • care pathways based on the young person’s journey through the system
  • models of care to inform the organisation and configuration of services
  • quality principles to help measure high-quality and effective care
  • products and plans to support implementation of the pathways, models and principles.

The project is being guided by an expert group of people from across the social care, health, education and voluntary sectors.

Get involved – How to contribute to the call for evidence

SCIE are looking for examples of effective practice relating to models of care and care pathways, supported by evaluation data and/or experts-by-experience feedback. You are invited to submit evidence.

SCIE are interested in practice examples from across the spectrum of need. Please download the form for completing the call for evidence which should be returned to callforevidence@scie.org.uk

The closing date is 20 January 2017.

More about the project

Alison O’Sullivan, Co-Chair of the SCIE Expert Group

Peter Fonargy, Co-Chair of the SCIE Expert Group

Read more at source: Improving mental health support for young people in care

Our mission is to help bring about improvements in practice and policy. Holding children at the centre of what we do through our work with and for them, we aim to lead and promote excellent care and services. The partnership consists of an elected Chair and elected Regional Leads who represent their regions at a national level (two from each of the nine regions within England).

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