The Foundation for Professionals in Services to Adolescents (FPSA) supports mental health services for adolescents. We help those who work with vulnerable young people through our funding, knowledge sharing and promoting networking opportunities.
*Important news on funding process - May 2016*
Changes to Funding Process Due to the increasing and unprecedented quantity of applications and in order to use FPSA funds in a fair and equitable manner, the trustees have decided to change the processing of applications from 1st May 2016.
We will receive applications in four 'windows' per year as follows:
Window 1 For study days, courses and conferences for individuals
Window 2 All of the above plus any others
Window 3 For study days, courses and conferences for individuals
Window 4 All of the above plus any others
Window dates and communication to applicants:
Window 1 January 1st – March 31st, decision in April
Window 2 April 1st – June 30th, decision in July
Window 3 July 1st – September 30th, decision in October
Window 4 October 1st – December 31st, decision in January
There is a limit to the funds available for each window.
Funding staff development and training
We offer awards, bursaries and grants for conferences, events,
research, training and education for those employed to do mental health work. We also fund staff
development and initiatives that offer support to frontline staff. We fund organisations and individuals who usually (but not exclusively) work in children and adolescent mental health
services (CAMHS) Tier 4. For example, specialised in-patient, day patient and outpatient units, and professions including nursing, psychiatry, social work, and much more. Find out
more about Funding and apply online
. Guidance notes for the application process are available here
Sharing knowledge: FPSA briefings and reports
Offering over 40 year's experience in mental health services
We've supported mental health services since 1968, when we
were founded as the Association for the
Psychiatric Study of Adolescence. Today, we are a funding charity guided by our trustees, who understand and have a passion for adolescent mental health services
because they work or worked in relevant services.
We continue to respond to changes in mental heath service provision and look for new ways of working, thinking and sharing knowledge. So contact us and share your views
, keep visiting the FPSA website for news and updates, and talk to us on Twitter @theFPSA
|The FPSA offers funding for relevant courses, conferences and training. Find out who can apply now. FPSA do not provide retrospective funding, if you have already paid for a course, training or conference you cannot apply for funding. Please make sure your application has been submitted to the website at least 2 weeks before the course starts (exceptions may be made for conferences).
Changes to Funding Process - 14/05/2016
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