The National Lottery Community Fund awarded GMLPF £9,925 to fund vital research and training in mental health, specifically in the Liverpool City Region skills sector. The aim of the project, GMLPF Minds, is to develop regional training organisations and understand their needs concerning mental health, so they can, in turn, best support apprentices and other learners to achieve.
The first phase of the project was to conduct research with training providers, identifying how mental health is a barrier to participation in learning programmes and its impact on achievement levels.
GMLPF used the research findings to shape level 2 certified mental health training programmes for providers of apprenticeships and other training, and also for mental health awareness training for Liverpool City Region Apprentice Ambassadors.
The final stage of the project was to develop online resources for training providers to use when tackling the challenge of mental health in learners and also in staff.
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GMLPF Minds Resources
Online access to a range of mental health resources for use with staff and learners, including leaflets to download, case studies, details of support services, research findings and useful apps.