In 2009, NIPEC was commissioned by the Chief Nursing Officer DHSSPS to develop a competency Profile for nurses and midwives: promoting the mental health and well-being of children and young people. Click to view the Competency Profile and Project Report links available below.

 

The Project was overseen by a Project Board, Chaired by Moira Davern, Co-Director of Learning and Development, Belfast HSC Trust. Click below to view the Project Plan and Project Board Membership. Click here to view agendas and notes.

An Expert Reference Group was established representative of all 4 Tiers of CAMHS, across HSC Trusts and included carers and the 3rd sector. This Group were responsible for developing the competency profile. Click here to view the Expert Reference Group membership, workshop programmes and summaries of workshops. Click below for the summary of the consultation process, and a copy of the Project Evaluation Reports.

 

2nd March 2010
Project Evaluation Report
The Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
requested that the Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and
Midwifery (NIPEC) lead a project to develop a competency profile for nurses and
midwives promoting the mental health and well-being of children and young people.
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2nd March 2010
Competency Profile for Nurses and Midwives
A Competency Profile for Nurses and Midwives: promoting the mental health and well-being of children and young people
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2nd March 2010
Final Project Report
Project to develop a Competency Profile for Nurses and Midwives: promoting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people
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17th June 2009
Examples of existing CAMHs Competencies
PMHW Competency Framework – Core Capabilities and Competencies:
• Understanding of mental health and emotional well-being
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15th June 2009
Summary of Consultation Responses
Promoting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People-Summary of Consultation Responses
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2nd June 2009
Project Board - Terms of Reference
NIPEC CAMHS Project Terms of Reference
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2nd April 2009
Project Plan
To Develop a Competency Profile and Learning and Development Framework for Nurses and Midwives
Working with Children and Adolescents who have or may have Mental Health Needs
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17th February 2009
CAMHS Competency Domains/Areas
CAMHs Expert Reference Group Scoping Workshop (February 2009)
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