IAPT Employment Advisors National Networking Forum
Previously held in 2017 and described as “Informative, interesting, and stimulating”, this dedicated forum provides a great opportunity for Senior Employment Advisors, Employment Advisors, IAPT Clinical Leads, Team Leaders and Project Managers to come together, reflect and create a plan to move forward.
Join together with Department of Health Lead Kevin Jarman as well as wave 1 implementers and revolutionise your service approach to helping clients retain and find employment. This second annual forum will feature an engaging mixture of interactive presentations and open discussions, providing a great opportunity to share good practice locally and gain information on the national picture.
By attending this unique gathering, you will gain honest and open advice from those who are already established in employment support, mapping how they prepared their services and how they continue to achieve better outcomes for their clients. Sessions on the day will offer practical guidance covering:
- Lessons learnt from wave 1: challenges overcome and trouble-shooting advice
- Service requirements explored: learning and further guidance shared
- Outcomes and targets: data collection and statistics explored
- Integrated employment support: models of delivery and working with other providers
- How to influence organisational culture: achieving top down and bottom up change
- How to engage with hard to reach clients: overcoming the barriers
- Training for embedded Employment Advisers and Senior Employment Advisers
‘Delivering Employment Support in IAPT Services’ was held in 2017 and attended by IAPT services, Mental Health Trusts and charities, including:
- Senior Employment Advisor & Employment Advisor
- Employability Programme Manager, Employment Services Manager
- Head of Employment Coaching & Employment Support Interface Manager
- Clinical Lead, Team Leader, Project Lead
- Head of IAPT, IAPT Service Manager, IAPT Programme Manager
- Network Manager, General Manager, Wellbeing Service Manager
- Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Senior PWP
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Practical advice to enable your service’s integrated IAPT and Employment Support
|9.50||Chair’s opening remarks|
Kevin Jarman, Employment Advisor in IAPT Service Lead, Work and Health Unit
|10.00||National picture: developments in integrated IAPT and employment support|
EA in IAPT: positioning employment support as an integral part of IAPT services
Update on the data collected so far: targets, outcome and statistics shared
Closing the mental health employment gap: impact of IAPT and ES on costs of mental illness
Kevin Jarman, Employment Advisor in IAPT Service Lead, Work and Health Unit
Wave 1 insights
|10.30||Lessons learnt from wave 1: challenges overcome and trouble-shooting advice|
Service requirements from planning to implementation: learning and further guidance shared
Working with the unemployed: reality of delivering an employment support service
Impact on empowering IAPT clients to find and retain work: outcomes shared
|11.30||Integrated employment support: models of delivery and working with other providers|
Challenges of integration between IAPT and Job Centre Plus and Work Programme Providers
How to influence organisational culture: achieving top down and bottom up change
What impact has integrated IAPT and employment support had on clients?
Claire Wrynne, Head of Career Management Services and Catherine Di Lella, Head Career Coach, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
|12.00||Ensuring effective data collection and correct recording |
How to do it: taking the right steps to co-ordinating data collection and reporting
How this works in practice: monthly reports and statistics explored
Benchmarking your service: what does successful data collection look like?
|12.30||Q&A with the morning speakers|
|2.00||Evidence based interventions: how can Employment Advisors engage and motivate clients?|
Aims and objectives in the drive for intake: sharing of best practice
Early intervention and the role of marketing and promotion of a service
Overcoming the barriers to supporting clients: what needs to be in place to be a successful service?
|2.30||How to engage with hard to reach clients: overcoming the barriers|
The role of employment support in working with BME groups
Using employment support to address men’s mental health
How can Employment Advisors engage over large geographical areas?
EA Training and recruitment
|3.20||Best practice approaches to recruiting Employment Advisors|
How to be effective in advertising for Employment Advisors
Developing the role of integrated IAPT Employment Advisors
Focusing on retention: employment opportunities for established services
|3.50||First national training programme for IAPT Employment Advisers|
How the national circulation will work: training for embedded EAs and Senior EAs
What current targets do Employment Advisors have and what outcomes should they aim for?
Insight into the module for Senior EAs in supervision and leadership
|4.20||Q&A with the afternoon speakers|
|4.40||Close of day|
With wave 2 sites starting in the autumn, this conference will give you a good understanding of exactly what you need to get in place to be successful. Featuring:
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
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