Supported by Waltham Forest

Working with families with emerging needs using the new ways of working tools and approaches


Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:30 - 16:30


Waltham Forest Town Hall (CC / Council Chambers), Forest Road, , Walthamstow, E17 4JF


Early Years Teaching and Learning Support

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o National statutory guidance as it applies your agency
o The revised approach to levels of need in Waltham Forest
o A structured approach to working with families emerging need
o When and how to make a Request for Support or Protection
o Involving children and families, information sharing and consent
o Strength-based practice and quality conversations with families
o Our Family Journey and Team Around the Family
o Family Outcome Plans and the role of the Lead Professional
o Sharing new approaches in your agency and setting


Learn more about:
Identifying needs and risks
Working with families in their networks & communities
Early Help being a commitment to collaboration
Having quality conversations with families and professionals
Helping families to help themselves and each other
Provision of a clear offer in response to identified needs
Evidence-based prevention and action


Participants will be introduced to the principles of using the London Continuum of Need Threshold, how to identify levels of need and work with families that have emerging need by applying the Early Help Framework, Understand, Plan, Do and Review

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