Assessing impact of psychological skills interventions

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mazzz123
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Assessing impact of psychological skills interventions

Post by mazzz123 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:08 pm

Hi all,

I'm keen to pick your brains please! I have started work within a (non-psychology) staff team who on the whole have very limited training in / experience of using even quite basic psychological skills. Part of my role is to deliver teaching / training, supervision, reflective practive groups, joint working etc with the aim of up-skilling the team and encouraging a higher level of psychological mindedness.

I am wanting to assess the impact of this (partly to make a business case for more psychology hours), but am at a bit of a loss as to what measures I could use. Does anyone have any ideas? I'd thought about using qualitative responses and Likert scales to assess confidence, but can anyone think of anything else I could include or use?

Or (she said hopefully) would anyone have any measures they use which they wouldn't mind sharing?! :wink:

Thank you in advance for any help you can offer! :D

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Re: Assessing impact of psychological skills interventions

Post by maven » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:18 am

Hi Mazzz123, are you a qualified CP? We have a qualified peer consultation group within the site that might be a good place to ask. Many of us will have done similar things, but it is hard to pitch a reply without knowing your level of responsibility in the service.
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Re: Assessing impact of psychological skills interventions

Post by mazzz123 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:56 am

Hi Maven,
Yes, I'm a qualified CP. How would I go about joining the peer consultation group?
Many thanks,
Mazzz

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Post by miriam » Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:36 pm

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