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Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Implementation | Needs Analysis | Follow Up
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website

Evaluation: Yes
Available Formats: Online
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Organisation
Tool Type: Programme
Download(s): Pathways to Policy - 1.23 MB

Tool Description

This programme (2002-2005) aimed at including people with mental distress in policy making. It gave people with mental health problems a voice by actively involving them in decision making processes, forums etc. The tool includes useful sheets for policy workshops and forums incl. evaluation sheets. The toolkit could be applied to all 3 settings. It is not education specific!

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: Limited application
Tool mainly used in: United Kingdom
Stage of Development: No information found
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: Descriptor not applicable

Evaluation Description

Local policy co-ordinators on the Pathways to Policy programme have used research and evaluation to learn about the outcomes of the activities of the programme. The tools that the programme have used include: • questionnaires and baseline surveys • focus groups • semi-structured interviews • collecting newspaper articles and media reports. The following section concerns the use of evaluation and research techniques by Hamlet Trust.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Jonathan Bureau and Jane Shears
Organisation Name: Hamlet Trust
Address: c/o Mental Health Foundation
Address Line 2: Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground
Postal Code: London SE1 9QB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7803 1101

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