Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Miranda Wolpert is Head of Programme for Service Development and Evaluation at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, Director of the CAMHS Evidence Based practice Unit (EBPU) and Chair of the CAMHS Outcome Research Consortium (CORC).
Dr Wolpert is a clinical psychologist by background and worked for many years in the NHS and in school settings providing therapy to children and families as part of multidisciplinary teams in London and Bedfordshire. In 2006 she founded the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Evidence Based practice Unit (EBPU). This academic and service development unit undertakes research, training and service development to improve child mental health provision.
Committed to involvement of young people and families the unit has collaborated closely with YoungMinds and has its own Children's Think Tank. Miranda is involved in a range of research projects, including leading the national evaluation of the mental health work in schools. Miranda and colleagues at the unit train front line staff in how to develop effective service provision for children, young people and their families. Miranda chairs the CAMHS Outcome Research Consortium (CORC) a collaboration of over half of all child and adolescent mental health services in England committed to using routine outcome evaluation to inform practice and service development.
Courses this tutor is involved in
- “So what?”: Attitudes towards measuring outcomes in child and adolescent mental health services.
- Advances in Child Mental Health Services: International perspectives
- CAMHS Payment System Project - Project Findings and Final Report
- Children and Young People’s IAPT Programme Internal Rapid Audit Workshop
- CORC 2nd International Conference: Sharing best practice in supporting service transformation through outcome measurement across the globe
- EBPU 10 year celebration: Making evidence-based practice a reality in child mental health
- i-THRIVE conference for CAMHS commissioners
- Promoting Active Choices Together (PACT)
- Talking Endings with children and young people; sharing practice across mental and physical health care