Community Based Parenting Assessments enabling families to remain within their own home.
Parenting Assessments undertaken using the Graded Care Profile a tool for assessing neglect as part of LSCB strategy.
Child Protection Risk Assessments utilising the DOH assessment triangle.
Domestic Abuse / Perpertrator Risk Assessment in relation to domestic abuse
Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences
Section 7 reports, kinship care assessments, special guardian assessments,
Initial Assessment and Core Assessment Offering an initial assessment of need and risk to children for Local Authorities using DOH triangle. Holistic assessment of need leading to a core assessment and action plan. Presentation at Child protection conferences and for use in Court during care proceedings.
Family & Carer Assessment
Assessing family need including risk.
Using Adult Attachment Interviews to assess adult inner working model.
Use of the Graded Care Profile parenting assessment to assess parenting capacity and videoing of family to assist with strategies to bring about change.
Liasion with other agencies.
Court Reports / Services
Court Recommendations including care planning for the child's welfare.
Section 37 investigation Undertake section 37 reports for Court under private law. Including individual work with children to assertain their wishes and feelings and interviews with parents.
Section 7 Reports Independent report for Court in cases where parents cannot agree on contact, supervision of their children. Following the welfare checklist including individual sessions with the child/ren to assertain their wishes and feelings.
Social Work Services
Individual Family Work employing the Solihull Approach
Theraputic Parenting Sessions
Individual work with children to assertain their wishes and feelings
Solihull Approach and Emotional Literacy parenting groups
Family work to bring about resolutions and change
Supervision of staff in relation to safeguarding and risk management
Supervision of staff enabling them to reflect upon their work with children and families.
One-Off, Project Based, Regular and Interim Commissions are possible
Interim Services- short or long term cover / placements
Social Work Training - Practice educator for students and mentor for newly qualified social workers. Currently the tutor for step- up to social work students within the East