Participation Matters – An Interview with Wellspring

This month we are thinking about the CYP IAPT principle of participation, and how important it is to get young people and families involved in local mental health services. Krissie Ivanova is a Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) who works for our partner Wellspring Counselling, one of the newest members of the collaborative. Krissie has recently taken on the role of Participation Officer so we caught up with her to chat about her experience so far... First of all, congratulations on your new role! What has been your experience of participation in your service so far? Thank you! Wellspring is one of the most recent services to join the Community of Practice. As such, we have a long way to go before we fully adhere to the IAPT principles. My experience with participation within Wellspring has been limited. So far, we have been able to seek feedback from all our clients (both young people using the WP service, as well as young people and adults receiving...
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