A Quality Improvement Project to Facilitate Shared Decision Making
A paper published in 2021 from the Tavistock and Portman ASC/LD Team focused on developing guides to support shared decision making for Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) assessment.
Review on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Training
A review of qualitative research exploring the barriers and facilitators behind the successful delivery and implementation of training in children and young people’s mental health support systems. Thirty nine records across multiple databases were reviewed to extract five synthesis statements relating to the delivery and implementation of training. A number of recommendations were made to guide professionals designing, delivering, or implementing CYP mental health training.
Delivering and implementing child and adolescent mental health training for mental health and allied professionals: a systematic review and qualitative meta-aggregation (Banwell, Humphrey & Qualter, 2021).
CORC Paediatrics Outcome Monitoring Data
Two papers recently published with guidance on choosing and using outcome measures in paediatrics settings, enabling awareness of mental and emotional support to be factored in alongside the physical outcomes.
- Paper 1: Children and Young People’s Mental Health Outcome Measures in Paediatrics (Ruby et al., 2022). Discusses how paediatricians can select, administer and interpret outcome measures used in children and young people’s mental health services, for the holistic recovery of the child. Practical guidance is also given for when paediatricians are required to refer to specialist mental health services.
- Paper 2: Goal-Based Measurement in Paediatric Settings: Implications for Practice (Jacob et al., 2022). Guide to working with goals with young people with physical illnesses and health conditions. This includes key considerations and suggested phrasing to introduce and work with young people’s goals, with a focus on what recovery means for each young person.