PERSONALITY DISORDER Managed Clinical Network within a Regional Development Programme (i) What is a managed clinical network? “A set of autonomous organisations come together to reach goals that no one organisation can reach separately.” Leeds Mental Health Trust Community Links Touchstone Survivor Led Crisis Service M H Advocacy Group West Yorkshire Probation (ii) What does the MCN do? AIMS TO: Work effectively with individuals who present with personality disorder, complexity of need and significant risk issues. Support others across agencies to work effectively with people who present with personality disorder and who seek or require input from their services. We offer: CONSULTATION ASSESSMENT AND FORMULATION FUNCTIONAL GROUPWORK CARE CO-ORDINATION TRAINING (iii) How do we do it? Theoretical framework of W John Livesley: “helping people to develop a coherent sense of self or identity, and the capacity for effective relationships”. Applied General Therapeutic Strategies Build and maintain a collaborative relationship Maintain a consistent treatment process Establish and maintain a validating treatment process Build and maintain motivation for change. Through Five Phases of Treatment Safety and managing crises Containment Control and regulation Exploration Integration and change and synthesis The Managed Clinical Network User Led Crisis Service Probation Consultation Resource Pack Training Narratives in crisis Working agreement Accommodation Consultation Phased assessment process Training Care Co-ordination Consultation Shared Care protocols Occupational Therapist Functional Groupwork Programme Health Support Workers The Allotment and engagement strategies Therapists MH Advocacy Clinical Supervision Psychological thinking Training User focussed conference Involvement group newsletter Voluntary Sector Quarterly Forum Occupation and Social Inclusion service (iv) What have we learned? All community mental health teams refer, and on average each clinician has 5 on caseload with personality disorder 66% of referrals are female Referrers’ perception of need differs for males and females People offered assessment complete the process and value autobiographical narrative as outcome Staff in other services are working well, but require support to undertake the work Consultation and training have been well received Commissioners are supportive of the MCN model and its impact upon out of area placements. Within a Regional Development Programme? Policy Guidance DSPD High Support Hostels Regional Training Involvement Capacity Plans Capability Framework Forensic Pilots Community Pilots NSCAG funds LIT Autumn Assessments SUMMARY OF YORKSHIRE PROGRAMME – PERSONALITY DISORDER 2007 SERVICES Independent secure/non-secure Medium secure assessment/treatment Clinical pathway/gatekeeping Women’s High Support Managed Clinical Network Day Therapeutic Community/Functional Groupwork 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Development of Clinical Services Development of evaluation of effectiveness and impact Development of core service standards Development of commissioning arrangements Developing meaningful user involvement Workforce skills development Managing the mainstream – IMPACT, CHANGE Multi-agency Strategy 2008-12.