Please note – Trigger alert – this article contains reference to mental health issues
Thanks to Chris Goulden of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Thanks to Chris, I just came across this little gem on the DWP Gov.UK site …
To improve the employment and health prospects for people with common mental health conditions, RAND Europe recommended the government pilot a number of interventions.
The ‘Group Work’ Psychological Wellbeing and Work Feasibility Pilot is a group-based intervention based on the JOBS II model developed by the University of Michigan. It was jointly commissioned by DWP and the Department of Health. This evaluation examines the most effective design and delivery mode of the ‘Group Work’ intervention.
We also piloted another intervention, recommended by RAND Europe, using combined telephone-based psychological and employment related support. The evaluation of the Telephone Support Psychological Wellbeing and Work Feasibility Pilot was also published on 22 September 2015.
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