Amplified Trailblazers

Amplified Trailblazers

Every year Amplified selects and supports twelve Trailblazers to develop participation in their organisation.

What are Trailblazers?

Participation Trailblazers are a group of 12 organisations selected from across the children and young people’s mental health system (including CAMHS, primary care settings, CCGs, Local Authorities, schools etc).

They are supported to develop a specific element of participation in their settings over 6 months, sharing their learning with each other as they go.

At the end of the 6 months we share their joint learning with the wider system through toolkits, learning resources, and best practice case studies published on our Amplified Resources page.

What is the topic for Trailblazers 2018?

Our 2018 Trailblazers are focussing on: Evaluating the Impact of Participation in our organisations. 

This year applications have been made in one of the following themes:

  • 1. Designing and Testing your own Participation Evaluation Framework

    Organisations who apply within this theme will receive:

    • Introductory training on how to evaluate participation
    • Tools and guidance to help you map out an evaluation framework
    • Tools to develop the impact of the participation activities you deliver
    • 3 days of bespoke support from Amplified to help you design and implement a framework appropriate for your setting
    • Further opportunities for peer learning through Trailblazer webinars
  • 2. Establishing Parent and Carer Participation Structures and Measuring Impact

    In 2017 many settings told us they felt their parent and carer participation was less advanced than their children and young people’s participation.

    Organisations applying within this theme will receive:

    • Introductory training on how to evaluate parent and carer participation in mental health
    • Tools and resources to help you plan your parent participation strategy and evaluation framework
    • 3 days of bespoke support from Amplified to help you design and implement your parent participation strategy and evaluation framework
    • Further opportunities for peer learning through Trailblazer webinars
  • 3. Health and Justice Settings

    This year we are specifically looking for Health and Justice settings who are passionate about participation to become 2018 Trailblazers - Youth Justice/ Health and Justice Settings looking to develop any aspect of participation within their service are welcome to apply.

Want to apply as a Trailblazer?

Applications for 2018 Trailblazers are now closed.

We are due to re-open applications for 2019 Trailblazers in March 2019. Email [email protected] for more information. 

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