Grow to Grow Outcomes

At Grow to Grow we routinely monitor outcomes for the young people attending the project

We use a range of assessment tools including validated questionnaires.

Results indicate that over 80% of people attending Grow to Grow achieve educational and/or employment outcomes, such as enrolling on college courses, taking exams or getting paid/voluntary employment.

Young people attending experience significantly improved wellbeing (measured using the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale) and experience significant improvements in emotional, social and behavioural functioning (measured using the Children's Global Assessment Scale).

Attendees also make significant progress towards their personal goals.They most often set themselves social goals (e.g. “to make friends”, “to feel comfortable in a group”), emotional goals (e.g. “to feel happy in myself”) and vocational goals (e.g. “to learn about horticulture”).

For more information on our outcomes please contact Sally Potter, Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager, 01732 463255.

Our Programme Summary and Published Papers

Grow to Grow Programme Summary Poster by Jane Clatworthy, Andrew Dixon and Paula Conway, 2015

"Engaging with psychosis: A psychodynamic developmental approach to social dysfunction and withdrawal in psychosis" by Paula Conway & Andreas Ginkell.  Published in Psychosis, 2014 Vol. 6, No. 4, 313–326 pub. Routledge.
Innovations in Practice: Grow2Grow – engaging hard-to-reach adolescents through combined mental health and vocational support outside the clinic setting” by Paula Conway and Jane Clatworthy. Pub in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Journal 2014.


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