The following documents and links provide access to a range of tools, guidance, information and research to support the effective and efficient development of a flexible need-led workforce.

The above is a resource pack for service planners and practitioners. The resource pack aims to help CAMHS partnerships and local providers in the planning and delivery of mental health services for children and young people witha learning disability (LD).

Publisher: CAMHS Evidence Based Practice Unit (EBPU)
Published Date: 29/06/2007

This practical and concise book will help clinicians, service managers and commissioners to rapidly develop the necessary skills and knowledge in this expanding area of clinical practice. It provides a comprehensive overview of epidemiology, mental health disorders and their clinical presentations, multidisciplinary assessment and intervention, and multi-agency working. It reviews the specific roles of different medical practitioners, such as clinical psychologists and occupational therapists. Plus there are sections on working in partnership with families, and service tiers and models. This toolkit is aimed at mental health professionals and especially service managers and commissioners of child and adolescent mental health services.

Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych)
Published Date: 04/03/2009

Medicines Management Everybody's Business.pdf Medicines Management Everybody's Business.pdf
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Type : pdf

A guide for service users, carers and health and social care practitioners.This booklet aims to empower service users and carers to ask relevant questions about medication and have their views taken into account, and to help health and social care practitioners improve their person-centred approach in the area of medicines management.

Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
Published Date: 09/01/2008

National Occupational Standard (NOS) for psychological therapies

A range of competences / National Occupational Standards (NOS) developed by Skills for Health working with experts across the field.

Publisher: Skills for Health
Published Date: 14/03/2010

The mental health and psychological well-being of children and young people: Standard 9.This is the standard on child and adolescent mental health which forms part of the National Service Framework (NSF) for Children, Young People and Maternity Services

Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
Published Date: 04/10/2004

The Quick Guide to NICE Guidance & CAMHS.pdf The Quick Guide to NICE Guidance & CAMHS.pdf
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Type : pdf

Publisher: NIMHE National Workforce Programme
Published Date: 20/07/2009

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