In phase two localities will understand the training requirements of staff who are implementing the changes and ensuring there are feedback mechanisms in place so it’s possible to know the impact of the changes being made and whether to make adjustments. In addition, localities will understand the gaps in capacity for delivery within the existing clinical workforce. There will be a phase of building capacity and competency within the staff groups who will be working with young people, including introducing them to ‘THRIVE-like working’. There is also the opportunity to think about building and further developing the leadership within a THRIVE-like system.
The i-THRIVE Academy supports sites to develop their workforce so that staff have the right skills to deliver care aligned to THRIVE principles. There are modules on shared decision making, getting advice and signposting, risk support and when to stop treatment. Click here to learn more.
Two workforce surveys have been developed and used to build up a picture of the capacity and capability to meet the needs of children and young people in schools and in the wider children’s workforce.