Severe and chronic mental illnesses, e.g. Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder.
Study participants are the mental health workers (community-based) who support individuals with aforementioned health conditions.
Recruitment site location(s) (State)
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria
Closed: follow-up continuing
Anticipated date of first participant enrolment
01 October 2009
Ethics application status
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of values-focused interventions for mental health support workers on their uptake of newly-acquired evidence-based recovery practices.
Main hypothesis: Staff who participate in values-focused interventions (i.e. clarification during training and 12 x 1 monthly values-based coaching) will have higher rates of transfer than those in the control (implementation) condition.