A Place To Call Home Exhibition - My Strengths Training for Life™

Informed by sport psychology, MST4Life™ supports young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in personal and group challenges. Through recognising mental strengths and using them in other parts of their lives, MST4Life™ creates empowering experiences that facilitate wellbeing and a positive transition into independent living.

Introducing the My Strengths Training for Life project

Grace Tidmarsh standing in front of rows and rows of deposit boxes in The Exchange vaults. Text on screen reads: Explained by Dr Grace Tidmarsh

The SPRINT Project

The My Strengths Training For Life project is part of The SPRINT Project, a collaborative of University of Birmingham academics applying principles from sports psychology to a range of novel context. 

Visit the SPRINT website

Mental Skills Training Toolkits

Look over the practical toolkits used as part of the My Strengths Training For Life project.

View the toolkit

St Basils

the My Strengths For Life project is partnered with St Basils. St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to enable them to find and keep a home, grow their confidence, develop their skills, increase opportunities and prevent homelessness.

Visit the St Basils website to learn more about what they do

Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) case study

Explore this case study of this approach to skills development at St Basils