Service Evaluation - Chris Griffiths
Senior Evaluation Officer
Telephone: 020 78403073
Chris oversees the analysis of routinely collected outcome data and undertakes evaluations of innovative service developments. He has a background in psychology and his work has focused on the empowerment, social inclusion, employment, lifelong learning and mental health promotion for mental health service users.
Chris has coordinated the Community Health Networks study and has experience in working on two Europe wide European Union funded mental health projects, in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service and teaching at university undergraduate level. His PhD focused on Antonovsky’s sense of coherence theory which involves the concepts of resilience and meaningfulness.
Areas of expertise
- Humanistic existential psychology
- Coping adaption and resilience
- Mental health promotion
- Social inclusion
- Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methodology experience
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Community Health Networks study
Griffiths, C. A. (2006). The theories, mechanisms, benefits, and practical delivery of psychosocial educational interventions for people with mental health disorders. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 11, 21-28.
Stenfors-Hayes, T., Griffiths, C. A., & Ogunleye, J. (2008). Lifelong learning for all? Policies, barriers and practical reality for a socially excluded group. International Journal of Lifelong Learning, 27(6), 625-640.
Griffiths, C. A. & Ryan, P. (2008). Recovery and Lifelong Learning: Interrelated Processes. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 13(1), 51-56.
Griffiths, C. A. (2009). Sense of coherence and mental health rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation Journal, 23(1), 72-78.
Griffiths, C. A. (2009). The EMILIA project: The impact of a lifelong learning intervention on the sense of coherence of mental health service users. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 14, 35-50.
Ramon, S., Griffiths, C. A., Nieminen, I., Pedersen, M-L & Dawson, I. (2010). Towards social inclusion through lifelong learning in mental health: The EMILIA project. Journal of Social Psychiatry. doi:10.1177/0020764009354943
Griffiths, C. A. Ryan, P., & Foster, J. (2010) Antonovsky’s sense of coherence theory and mental disorder. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. no. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2010.00838.x
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