The Challenge of Evaluation in the Inpatient Setting
People in crisis are not keen to fill in a lot of questionnaires – and are not very good at it.
We are prepared to open the programme to people who are quite floridly psychotic – not so easy to obtain measures from this group.
Even with only 4 sessions, consistency of attendance and retention are a problem
CSIP grant enabled us to employ an Assistant one day a week for 6 months in order to evaluate the group