Welcome to our non-academic dissemination page. Here you can find information about recent public engagement activities that we have participated in and supported and access links to policy documents and guidelines that have been informed by our work.
Find out about our recent public engagement activities below.
As part of the public exhibition 'A Place to Call Home' at the Exchange in Birmingham where you can explore our MST4Life work with St Basils, we have recently conducted a number of public engagement events. These included a public lecture by Dr Mary Quinton, an emotion awareness family workshop led by Dr Grace Tidmarsh and Dr Mary Quinton, and a poetry workshop led in collaboration with BDT Poetry Workshops.
Tap on the video icons to watch YouTube videos from the events!
You can visit the exhibition from the 18th February – 28th October 2023, 10:00–16:00, Monday - Saturday.
Emotion Awareness Family workshop
Tap on the picture to read a blog about an EuniWell science communication workshop that PhD Researcher Georgia recently attended in Nantes, France.
You can also watch Georgia's YouTube video where she describes her research here.
Here is another example of how our research has been disseminated to the public, at the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences.
Click on the link for more information.
INFORMING POLICY & GUIDANCE
Below are some more examples of our research being evaluated, and cited in policy and guidance briefs.
Find out about how our work has informed policy and guidance.
Click on the link to learn about how our research with St Basils has informed guidance for working with young people experiencing homelessness.
TRANSFORMING PATHWAYS OUT
OF CARE FOR 16/17 YEAR OLDs:
AN EVALUATION REPORT FOR THE LGA CHILDREN’S EFFICIENCY
This report represents the findings of the evaluation for the Transforming Pathways out of Care pilot project.
TRANSITIONS OUT OF CARE FOR LOOKED
AFTER CHILDREN WITH MULTIPLE AND
COMPLEX NEEDS: A LITERATURE REVIEW
This literature review aims to provide
context for the pilot evaluation of a
supported housing pathway for care leavers
with multiple and complex needs.
experiences of working with and parenting young people
This report describes findings and recommendations from an employee survey into job-related well-being and the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust Parenting Young People (PYP) programme workshops designed to support employees with parenting responsibilities or
who work with young adults.
THE YOUTH JUSTICE ACCOMMODATION PATHWAY
St Basils, a youth homelessness charity, published this guidance to help organisations better support young people who have had involvement with the criminal justice system, including reference to delivery of MST4Life as part of their transformational services
Closing the employment gap for young people
The MST4Life is featured in this toolkit as an example of best practice in helping young people, particularly those experiencing common mental health problems, to gain and stay in work.