Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Positive Practice Guide People from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities tend to have poorer health, a shorter life expectancy and have more difficulty in accessing health care than the majority of the population.1 Mental health is an area of particular concern for the minority communities in the UK’s multicultural society.
Briefing for training Low Intensity Training for Non Graduates The Low Intensity training course for IAPT has been developed as a post graduate certificate, with a bespoke curriculum and training materials. IAPT services are encouraged to recruit people from diverse backgrounds into the low intensity workforce. The intention is that the vast majority of people recruited to the programme will be graduates with Degree level qualifications
10th February 2011
Building a business case for Employment Advice and Support in IAPT An external evaluation of employment advisers in IAPT will be available in Spring 20111. In the interim, previous empirical evidence along with anecdotal evidence (drawn from recent experience in IAPT Employment Adviser pilots) can be cited in building a business case for commissioning employment advice and support in IAPT.