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									                                          Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team



                                                         Young Peoples’ Plan 2005/2006
                                                                Part 3: Planning Grids




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Planning Grid 1:
KPI 1 Number of schools assessed as level 3 against National Healthy Schools Standard expressed as a percentage of all
      schools including Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)

Summary of self-assessment – baseline position narrative with key gaps clearly set out:

The over all self assessment is Green.

At the moment 54 % of all schools in Northamptonshire have achieved the current Healthy schools level 3 status. The
challenge is to introduce the new Healthy Schools status to schools and facilitate them achieving the four-year target.




Planned spend 2004/05                           Likely spend 2004/05         Planned spend 2005/06
£28,000                                         £28,000                      £65,000




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                             2
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OBJECTIVES 2005/2006

1.     To maintain the number of schools with level three status
2.     To facilitate the Curriculum Adviser delivering drugs awareness sessions for teachers, Governors and Parents
3.     To continue supporting schools developing their Drugs Education
4.     To continue to support schools reviewing their Drug Education policies
5.     To plan for the introduction of the new Healthy schools status
6.     To offer schools countywide the Buzzed Drama




OBJECTIVE 1           TO MAINTAIN THE NUMBER OF SCHOOLS WITH LEVEL THREE STATUS

Actions and milestones for Objective 1                                   By when            By whom         Costs/budget

                                                                         March 2006         Healthy         £30,000
1.1 To continue working with those targets schools that are working                         Schools Team
towards Level 3 status to ensure they achieve it.                                           including TPP
1.2 Identify target schools that are not engaged with Healthy schools    September          Healthy         £30,000 (same
programme and seek to engage them                                        2005               Schools Team    money as
                                                                                            including TPP   above)




Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
1.1           33 schools target schools engaged and actively
              working towards level 3 status.
1.2           28 identified                                             To liaise with schools in Sept and encourage
                                                                        involvement
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
1.1 & 1.2     Continued work with target schools where possible. No     Further work after scheme has been clarified.
              more engaged at present due to scheme re-vamp.

Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                               3
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Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action


OBJECTIVE 2           TO FACILITATE THE CURRICULUM ADVISER DELIVERING DRUGS AWARENESS SESSIONS FOR
                      TEACHERS, GOVERNORS AND PARENTS

Actions and milestones for Objective 2                                   By when         By whom   Costs/budget

2.1    Centrally run courses offered through the CPD programme           July 05         TPP       £16,000

2.2    Personal, Social and Health Education Certification course run    April 05-       TPP/AJ    £20,000 (from
       for teachers and Community Nurses                                 March 06                  Teenage
                                                                                                   pregnancy)
                                                                         April 05-       TPP       £16,000
2.3    Whole school INSET offered to schools                             March 06                  (Same money
                                                                                                   as above)
                                                                         April 05-       TPP       £16,000
2.4    Parents awareness sessions offered to schools                     March 06                  (Same money
                                                                                                   as above)
                                                                         April 05-       TPP       £16,000
2.5    Governor awareness session s offered both through Governor        March 06                  (Same money
       services and individual schools                                                             as above)




Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
2.1/2.5       Programme of courses for CPD and governors agreed         Will commence Sept 05
              for academic year 06/05
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                      4
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2.2           Teachers and community nurses already recruited and
              working on certification course
2.3/4         Whole school Inset and parents awareness sessions
              run on a weekly basis
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
2.1 – 2.5     As Above                                              Action continued as previously
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

OBJECTIVE 3           TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING SCHOOLS DEVELOPING THEIR DRUGS EDUCATION

Actions and milestones for Objective 3                               By when           By whom       Costs/budget

3.1     To respond to requests from individual schools               April 05-March    TPP           £16, 000
                                                                     06                              (Same money
                                                                                                     as above)
3.2     To support Healthy Schools programme by responding when      April 05-March    TPP           £16,000
        action plans are set                                         06                              (Same money
                                                                                                     as above)
                                                                                       TPP           £16,000
3.3     To support the Healthy Schools Programme by assessing        April 05-March                  (Same money
        schools for awards                                           06                              as above)




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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action
              Curriculum Adviser continues to respond to requests
              from individual schools
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action
3.1 -3.3      Curriculum Advisor promoted to schools viewed as
              having a need, who continues top respond to requests.
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

OBJECTIVE 4           TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT SCHOOLS REVIEWING THEIR DRUG EDUCATION POLICIES


Actions and milestones for Objective 4                                 By when         By whom   Costs/budget

4.1    To respond to requests from individual schools                  April 05-       TPP       £16, 000
                                                                       March 06                  (Same money
                                                                                                 as above)
4.2    To support Healthy schools programme by responding when         April 05-       TPP       £16, 000
       action plans are set To respond to requests from individual     March 06                  (Same money
       schools                                                                                   as above)
4.3    To support the Healthy Schools Programme by assessing           April 05-       TPP       £16,000
       schools for awards                                              March 06                  (Same money
                                                                                                 as above)




Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action
              Curriculum Adviser continues to respond to requests
              from individual schools
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                   6
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4.1 – 4.3     AS for objective 3.
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action




OBJECTIVE 5           TO PLAN FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF THE NEW HEALTHY SCHOOLS STATUS


Actions and milestones for Objective 5                                   By when           By whom         Costs/budget

5.1    Review current criteria for Drugs education within the current    October 2005      Healthy         £30,000
       scheme in line with the new Healthy schools status                                  Schools Team
                                                                                           including TPP
5.2    Update paper work local database and national database            November 2005     Healthy         £30,000
                                                                                           Schools Team    (same money
                                                                                           including TPP   as above)
5.3    Work with 50% of schools already engaged in Healthy schools       March 2006        Healthy         £30,000
       programme to facilitate them working towards the new status                         Schools Team    (same money
                                                                                           including TPP   as above)




Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
              Healthy Schools still awaiting confirmation of targets    Confirmation expected July, work to be undertaken
              nationally                                                before Oct 05
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                               7
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5.1 – 5.3     TP worked with Healthy Schools on ensuring Drug
              Education criteria was rigorous.
              Whole scheme is near completion & ready to launch
              after October half term.
              Work will then start with individual schools to help them
              achieve the new National Healthy School Status.
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action




OBJECTIVE 6           TO OFFER SCHOOLS COUNTYWIDE THE BUZZED DRAMA


Actions and milestones for Objective 6                                     By when         By whom        Costs/budget

6.1    Offer all schools the drama                                         May 2005        TPP            £9,000

6.2    Provide timetable for college and drama                             September       TPP            £4,000
                                                                           2005                           (same money
                                                                                                          as above)
6.3    Tour county with drama                                              November-       TPP, Youth     £10,000
                                                                           December 2005   services,
                                                                                           Healthy
                                                                                           schools team
                                                                                           and College

Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                            8
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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action




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Planning Grid 2:
KP1 2          Number of vulnerable young people receiving drug education, including harm reduction, as a
               percentage of all young people in CLA caseload.

Note this DAT has extended the definition of vulnerable to include the following

        -   children in pupil referral units
        -   permanently excluded pupils
        -   truants
        -   children in care of the local authority
        -   young offenders
        -   asylum seekers
        -   young travellers
        -   children in need, not in LA care
        -   young homeless
        -   children of drug using parents/carers
        -   Care Leavers

This grid related to activities that should be occurring in Tier 1 and 2 agencies in respect of drugs information provision, screening and
referral to specialist drug agencies.




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                                10
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Summary of self-assessment – baseline position narrative with key gaps clearly set out:
The overall self-assessment is AMBER.
Key Gaps include:
 There is no standardised system, across all agencies for screening for vulnerability to drug use.
 There is no standardised system, across all agencies for ensuring that all those who are vulnerable receive targeted prevention or of
   assessing the impact of this information.
 There is no consistent framework for providing drugs information training to Tier 1 and 2 agencies(other than schools)
 Although there has been consultation with young people who are at risk of drug misuse this needs to be developed with other
   agencies to ensure a more strategic and systematic approach. This needs further development in relation to carers
 Diversity. Services are commissioned to target young people who are BME and living in rural locations. Young peoples’ drug services
   engage with NLGBA and all Service Purchase Agreements required adherence to the RRA and DDA. National research shows that
   young women are less likely to use illegal drugs. Those LAC at risk of drug use/sex work are targeted via Children and Families
   specialist post. There is a gap in consultation with BME communities on perception of drug problems and awareness of drug related
   information.
 With regard to Care Leavers, this group has extremely poor health (drug use) outcomes.
 There is a need to review the Young People’s Plan in relation to the ‘Hidden Harm’ Recommendations
 Clear links need to be established between the DAT and Children and Young Peoples’ Board to ensure joint strategies and planning
   processes
 Gap in recording substance misuse outcomes with in Youth Service provision
 Lack of knowledge and understanding of Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA)
 Gap in formal links between teenage pregnancy/sexual health/National Drug Strategy (need to incorporate an objective and actions to
   establish formal links, ie, how will Bodywise work with CAN & Sub Zero? (Discuss 17.08.05).


Planned spend 2004/05                           Likely spend 2004/05                  Planned spend 2005/06

YOT funding                                                   77,211 ?                             £78,200
Connexions training allocation                                 7,345                               £6,650
YP consultation amount                                                                             £1,000
                                                   Sex lies and Tricky bits/ drugs
Children and Families spend re LAC                worker/nursing time at Centre for
                                                               Health
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                       11
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Children and Families spend drugs
workers at Springboard
                                                 £180,000.00 however this measure         £118,250 this is 5,500 youth work hours
                                                was a generic figure for all youth work   offering substance misuse preventative
                                                    time including management and             work at one hour per participant
Youth Service                                    infrastructure costs, plus an amount      (average) at £21.50 per hour, , plus an
                                                   invested in young peoples advice          amount invested in young peoples
                                                  services that will include substance        advice services that will include
                                                               information                         substance information
Children and Families

OBJECTIVES 2005/2006

1.     To agree and implement a common screening, referral and tracking system across all agencies working with young people in
       relation to risk or using drugs.
2.     To establish an agreed target age of LAC who need targeted drug prevention, to identify the numbers in this group to deliver the
       information with an agreed measure of impact
3.     To establish an agreed action plan for providing drugs prevention messages to those most at risk
4.     To identify a training programme that will provide basic information on drugs and specialist services to those working with
       vulnerable young people, which will, in time, include the use of a common screening , referral and tracking system
5.     To agree an action plan to consult with young people and their carers
6.     To engage with BME Communities to assess gaps in knowledge about drugs and relevant services
7.     To increase the numbers of Care leavers who are 16 to 17 who receive drugs education to % by end 2006
8.     To review the Young Peoples Plan in relation to the recommendations within Hidden Harm and the government response and
       instigate identify an action plan to implement any outstanding actions
9.     To ensure joint planning processes and targets between the DAT and Children and Young Peoples’ Partnership
10.    To deliver and record substance misuse education through informal education methods within a Youth Service setting so that all
       participants receive drugs education ( Youth Service KPI 5,500 participants in 2005/6)
11.    To increase the knowledge and reduce the dangers of VSA amongst the general public and those who sell the products




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                             12
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OBJECTIVE 1           TO AGREE AND IMPLEMENT A COMMON SCREENING, REFERRAL AND TRACKING SYSTEM ACROSS ALL
                      AGENCIES WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE IN RELATION TO RISK OR USING OF DRUGS

Actions and milestones for Objective 1                                By when      By whom        Costs/budget
1.1    To ensure inclusion of substance misuse assessment within       mid year?   YP lead with   N/A
       common assessment framework developments thus ensuring a                    Richard Ward
       common screening tool.
1.2    In conjunction with other partnership developments such as      mid year?   YP Lead        N/A
       Children’s Trusts, develop a system for common (screening),
       referral and tracking those young people vulnerable to or using
       drugs, to support engagement with Tier 2 and 3 young peoples
       drug services. This already happens with LAC, YOT,
       Connexions therefore need to translate this practise to other
       identified vulnerable groups i.e. within health, schools and
       Children and Families




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                    13
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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
              1.1 Agreed CAF process, both screening and                1.1 Richard Ward to act as link point for DAT office
                  assessment would occur at tier 1 and refer into tier      with regard to C&F developments and attend
                  2 to 4 specialist drug services                           YPAG on 8.7.05 to discuss Common
                                                                            Assessment Framework (C&F), which will
              1.2 YP Partnership Board will be adopting a process of        clearly provide a screening and assessment
                  a lead professional within the CAF. Where more            tool for all workers engaged with young people.
                  than one agency was involved one worker would be          To discuss any additional screening tools that
                  designated to care co-ordinate, referral and tracking     may be needed in relation to substance
                  systems will need to be established                       misuse, how drug agencies will be included in
                                                                            consultation process and use common
                                                                            assessment form.

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action


OBJECTIVE 2          To establish an agreed target age of LAC who need targeted drug prevention, to identify the numbers in this group to
deliver the information with an agreed measure of impact


Actions and milestones for Objective 1                                    By when           By whom           Costs/budget
2.1    To identify the numbers of looked after children who need          Quarterly         C&F
       drugs education between the ages of 11 and 19 years and
       assess the outcome of any targeted prevention programmes.

       By 2007 to delivery drugs education programme, which are
       assessed for impact to 60% of all looked after children within
       the 11 to 16 age range.
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                         14
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       By 2008 to delivery drugs education programmes which are
       assessed for impact to 80% of all looked after children within
       the 11 to 19 age range

These may have to change given new DFES guidelines
2.2   To develop a measure for assessing the impact of drug             By Oct 05   YPAG
     prevention activities with health agencies, Connexions, YOT,
     Children and Families and other young peoples’ organisations




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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

              2.1    All 299 LAC in the 11 to 19 identified target       New DFES guidelines indicate that C&F will need
                     range are offered a health assessment annually      to report back much more detailed information and
                     that screen for substance misuse and referred       therefore action and monitoring will have to change
                     either for drugs education with Centre for Health   as follows
                     or CAN/treatment. Drug education offered on         1. The number of all children looked after for at
                     group work basis via Arts Integrated Programme          least 12 months who were identified as having a
                     (Sex lies and tricky bits), Wellingborough Prison       substance misuse problem during the year
                     project and on individual basis via a seconded          ending 30 September;
                     drug worker                                         2. The number of these children who received an
                                                                             intervention for their substance misuse problem
              2.2   To measure the impact of drugs education                 during the year;
                    programmes by using the numbers of looked            3. 3. The number of these children who were
                    after young women entering the sex trade as a            offered an intervention but who refused it.
                    diagnostic tool’. The latter may be impractical,
                    attitudinal surveys to be introduced from April
                    2005 for those receiving target prevention at
                    Secure Unit/residential care and LAC
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                  16
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OBJECTIVE 3           TO ESTABLISH AN AGREED ACTION PLAN FOR PROVIDING DRUGS PREVENTION MESSAGES TO THOSE
                      MOST AT RISK


Actions and milestones for Objective 2                                    By when           By whom         Costs/budget
3.1    To work with Children and Families/Health                          mid year?         YP lead via
       representatives/Connexions/Police and other young peoples                            YPAG
       organisation to map current targeted prevention activities
       within Tier 1 and 2 organisations ( up-date work already
       undertaken by YPAG)

3.2    To work with Children and Families/Health                          mid year?         YP lead via
       representatives/Connexions and other young peoples                                   YPAG
       organisation to current targeted prevention activities to agree
       an action plan to provide drugs education messages to those
       most at risk
3.3    To work with Community Safety Partnerships to agree                August 05         DAT/CDRPS
       consistent promotion of the Frank campaign at a locality level                       champion/YP
                                                                                            Lead
Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
3.1/2         Agenda item for YPAG meeting 8.7.05
3.3           Paper prepared including a formal request for this
              action. To be presented to the SSCB 28.7.05
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
3.1 & 3.2     Template requesting information on targeted drugs          To be used to develop an action plan at YPAG
              prevention services to vulnerable groups to be             12.09.05.
              distributed to agencies end July 2005 for completion
              01.09.05
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                              17
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OBJECTIVE 4           To identify a training programme that will provide basic information on drugs and specialist services to
                      those working with vulnerable young people (tier 1 services), which will, in time, include the use of a
                      common screening, referral and tracking system

Actions and milestones for objective 3                                By when          By whom         Costs/budget


4.1    To secure an agreement with Connexions and CAN to prioritise End June 05        YP Lead         £6,950
       training to staff in the following agencies
        Pupil Referral Units
        YOT * See below
        Workers with Looked after Children* see below
        Homeless young people
        Children of drug using parents/carers
        Young travellers
       Thereafter to deliver training to those working with the following
       vulnerable groups
       - Sex Workers
       - Permanently excluded pupils
       - Truants
       - Children in need, not in LA care

4.2    To work with Connexions and CAN to ensure that basic           Sept 05          YP lead
       substance misuse is a core competency within any training
       framework for worker who has contact with young people, and
       to assess the need to extend training programmes/resources
       further to meet the objective, linking to Children’s Trust
       workforce reform group (HR and training).

4.3    To deliver ? sessions to Workers with Looked after Children*                    Children and
       and foster carers on basic drugs information and specialist                     Families
       services


Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                    19
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4.4    YOT drug workers to deliver ? training sessions to YOT staff re
basic drugs information and screening


Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
4.1           Negotiations with CAN and Connexions underway re a         From CAN:
              Memorandum of Understanding                                4 x Basic Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training on
              A flyer will be distributed across the Connexions          the following dates:
              partnership in July and to go to all Learning Providers    4 October 2005
              including Pupil Referral Units, Training Providers,        2 December 2005
              Voluntary Sector organisations and colleagues working      13 January 2006
              within Children and Families and other specialist          2 February 2006
              services within NCC.
                                                                         1 x Advanced Practitioner Training (Drug & Alcohol
              A customised application form will go with the flyer to    Awareness) on the following date:
              prioritise attendance on training (Connexions PAs will     8 February 2006 (delegates must have attended
              be allocated to the priority 1 group).                     the basic training course or equivalent)

              Paul Clark advised a Fathers Group is being run in         From Solve It:
              Corby by CAN in association with Forum Day Nursery.        1 x Solvent & Substance Misuse Training
                                                                         14 February 2006
              Paul Clark advised a series of full-day workshops are
              being held following network localities groups to social
              workers, health visitors working with drug-using parents
              assessing risk, including childcare. The principle was
              based on training for children at risk.


4.2           DAT Office linking to CAF and workforce development        Provision to be confirmed
              group.




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                                 20
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4.4           Provision not yet confirmed
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action




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OBJECTIVE 5           TO AGREE AN ACTION PLAN TO CONSULT WITH YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR CARERS



Actions and milestones for objective 4                                  By when         By whom   Costs/budget
5.1    Work with CDRPS, Children and Families (including LAC            Oct 05          YP lead   £1,000
       activities), Connexions, organisations offering drug services
       and education activities such as the BUZZED drama project, to
       produce an agreed, young peoples consultation action plan
5.2    Work with CDRPS, Children and Families (including LAC            Oct 05          YP lead
       activities), Connexions, organisations offering drug services
       and education activities such as the BUZZ drama project, to
       produce an agreed, planned carers consultation action plan


Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective         Further action
              No progress to date
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective         Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective         Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective         Further action




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                    22
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OBJECTIVE 6           TO ENGAGE WITH BME COMMUNITIES TO ASSESS GAPS IN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT DRUGS AND
                      RELEVANT SERVICES

Actions and milestones for Objective 5                               By when           By whom          Costs/budget

6..1 To develop a project plan to assess needs and gaps with          July 05          YP lead
regard BME communities and to identify an action plan to meet these
needs
Quarter 1 Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
           Project plan underway                                    To complete plan an gain confirmation of resources
                                                                    to take it forward
Quarter 2 Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action




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OBJECTIVE 7           TO INCREASE THE NUMBERS OF CARE LEAVERS WHO ARE 16 TO 17 WHO RECEIVE DRUGS EDUCATION
                      TO % BY END 2006

Actions and milestones for Objective 6                               By when            By whom         Costs/budget
7.1   To offer monthly evening health clinics that include drug      ongoing            C&H
education/advise
7.2   All leaving care to be offered the opportunity to attend '     ongoing            C&H
Because you are worth it' training


Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
7.1           Centre for Health to developing targets               To report targets and progress to DAT office
7.2           This runs for 6 weeks on a rolling programme and      quarterly
              includes a substance misuse element, which a 2 hour
              session delivered by CAN. All care leavers are
              encouraged to participate but attendance is poor.
              Current rate 8 to 10 per session
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                          24
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OBJECTIVE 8           TO REVIEW THE YOUNG PEOPLES PLAN IN RELATION TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN HIDDEN
                      HARM AND THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSE AND INSTIGATE IDENTIFY AN ACTION PLAN TO IMPLEMENT
                      ANY OUTSTANDING ACTIONS

Actions and milestones for Objective 7                                 By when           By whom         Costs/budget
8.1    YPAG to review Hidden harm recommendations and prepare          Oct 05            YP lead         N/A
      an action plan for implementation of any outstanding actions to
      be agreed by JCG and carried forward within individual
      agencies/organisations
Quarter 1 Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action
            YPAG 8.7.05 group worked through Hidden Harm              To complete analysis and develop an action plan.
            document to point 29 analysing progress.
Quarter 2 Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action




Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team                                                                            25
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OBJECTIVE 9           TO ENSURE JOINT PLANNING PROCESSES AND TARGETS BETWEEN THE DAT AND CHILDREN AND
                      YOUNG PEOPLES’ PARTNERSHIP


Actions and milestones for Objective 8                               By when           By whom         Costs/budget
9.1    To link with Children and Young People’s Partnership Board    August 05         YP lead/JCG     N/A
                                                                                       members

Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
              Contact made with CYPPB via Martin Adams              DAT co-ordinator to be invited to CYPPB
                                                                    strategy/planning group when instigated
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action



OBJECTIVE 10 To deliver substance misuse education through informal education methods within a Youth Service setting so that all
participants receive drugs education ( Youth Service KPI 5,500 participants in 2005/6)


Actions and milestones for Objective 8                               By when           By whom         Costs/budget
10.1   Number of participants                                        July/             Youth Service   £18,000
                                                                     Oct/Jan/March

10.2 To implement changes in Youth Base software to record a         Oct 05            Youth Service
     substance misuse related outcome


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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action
              Monitoring information to be proved for the first 2    DAT office IT team to contact Martin Johns first
              quarters by Oct.                                       week in Oct
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective       Further action



OBJECTIVE 11          To increase the knowledge and reduce the dangers of VSA amongst the general public and those who sell the
products



Actions and milestones for Objective 10                                By when           By whom          Costs/budget
11.1 To Co-ordinate Press/Radio Campaign                               April 06          Solve IT         Check
                                                                                                          anticipated
                                                                                                          costs
11.2 To operate public awareness campaigns within shopping centres     April 06          Solve IT         Within
                                                                                                          agency
                                                                                                          budget
11.3 To conduct random surveys of retailers regarding supply           Ongoing           Trading          Within
      solvents.                                                                          Standards        agency
                                                                                                          budget
11.4 To deliver a programme of training targeting retailers.           Ongoing           Trading          Check costs
                                                                                         Standards/
                                                                                         Solve IT




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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action
11.1          Serious difficulties in obtaining funding for a press/radio Solve It to pursue possibility of BBC being willing to
              campaign.                                                   work on a free publicity campaign.

11.2          2 public awareness campaigns run in Rushden.                Solve It working with Stagecoach to inhibit access
                                                                          to fire extinguishers which they have been made
                                                                          aware are being inhaled by young people.

              Solve It also attended Northampton Balloon Festival         The results have been provided to the Children’s
              (August 2005) and Wellingborough Community Event            Fund to identify what further work needs to be
              (July 2005). Questionnaires were distributed at both        undertaken.
              events (1002 at Northampton). These assessed the
              knowledge of young and parental awareness of VSA
              issues. The young peoples’ was vastly increased
              where they had received VSA information at school.
              Parental knowledge was found to be very low.

              VSA information has been targeted at schools with
              higher proportions of vulnerable young people offering
              sessions to vulnerable young people to parents.

11.3          Trading Standards have not received any complaints          This action will be followed up by a written caution,
              and have carried out a random exercise using a 15           those premises that sold will be revisited and if
              year old boy. 11 premises were issued with a notice.        anything is sold, further action will be taken.

11.4          No training has happened in the last 3 months. This
              seems to be inhibited by costs involved.

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective            Further action


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Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action




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Planning Grid 3:
KP1           Number of vulnerable young people receiving drug education, including harm reduction, as a
              percentage of all young people in YOT caseload.

Summary of self-assessment – baseline position narrative with key gaps clearly set out:
The overall self-assessment is AMBER.
Key Gaps include:
 A system of information, between the DAT office and YOT on the numbers /% receiving drugs education, including harm reduction,
   the numbers /% requiring and receiving a special assessment and the numbers needing, referred to and engaged with Tier 3
   services. A gap in the numbers assessed as requiring a Tier 3 service and those engaging
 Clear referral pathways between the YOT Tier 2 provision and Tier 3 services

Planned spend 2004/05                           Likely spend 2004/05            Planned spend 2005/06

YOT funding                                                  77,211 ?                        £78,200?
                                                                                CAN 6 months £133,422.47?
Tier 2 and 3 CAN £264,898                                                       Sub Zero 6 months £83,177.15?
             Sub Zero £161,157                                                  One team 6 months £208,308.38?



Objectives 2005/2006
1 To establish a system whereby quarterly the DAT office receives monitoring data. Targets are:
 100 % of young people, who are supervised by the YOT, are screened for substance use.
 100% of young people with identified needs receiving appropriate special assessment within 5 working days.
 100% of young people accessing the early intervention and treatment services they require within 10 working days.
1 To ensure that there are clear agreed, referral pathways between the YOT and Tier 3 services




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Actions and milestones for Objective 1                                    By when          By whom       Costs/budget
1.1     YOT to provide quarterly data to the DAT office on                End July 05.     DAT
 the numbers of young people, who are supervised, are screened                            information
    for substance use                                                                      officer
 numbers of young people young people with identified needs
    receiving appropriate special assessment within 5 working days
 numbers of young people young people accessing the early
    intervention and treatment services they require within 10 working
    days.
1.2 YOT to provide quarterly data to the DAT office on the                End July 05.     DAT
 % and numbers receiving a Tier 2 intervention                                            information
 % and numbers receiving a Tier 3 intervention                                            officer
 % and numbers referred to a Tier 3 specialist prescribing service
 % and numbers referred of a an assessment for Tier 4 services
1.3     Clear referral pathways to be agreed between YOT and the          Dec 05           YP lead to
        new young peoples’ Tier 2/3/4 team once it has been                                monitor
        established.


Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
              Data cannot be provided until the end of July 2005         To add data when received
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action




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Planning Grid 4:
KPI 4 Number of young people receiving early intervention and treatment

Summary of self-assessment – baseline position narrative with key gaps clearly set out:

   There is no standardised system, across all agencies for screening for drug related issues.
   There is no standardised referral/tracking system, from Tier 1 or 2 agencies, for young people requiring an early intervention or using
    drugs, to specialist drugs agencies
   There is a lack of knowledge amongst statutory services regarding specialist drug services
   There is an artificial division in the provision of young peoples drug services, Tier 2/3 general provision, and Tier 2 provision for young
    offenders, are commissioned separately from the same agency. Whilst Tier 3 and 4 is commissioned from yet another statutory
    service. This does not allow for effective use of resources, common procedures or monitoring.
   There is a lack of support services/resources for those who are at risk and engaged with drug service i.e. to undertake brief
    interventions with families etc
   Although there has been consultation with young people who are involved with specialist drug agencies this needs to be developed
    with other agencies to ensure a more strategic and systematic approach. This needs further development in relation to carers
   There is a gap in access to Tier 4 residential provision due to a lack of identified funding for such places when, periodically the need
    arises
   The is a gap in funding to support the children of drug using parents accompanying their parents to rehabilitation if the child/ren are
    not looked after
   There is no analysis of service take up amongst BME or other groups of young people and therefore no identification of gaps
   While there are some open access and needle exchange facilities within Northamptonshire, urgent development is required to
    establish countywide comprehensive access which is responsive to the needs of young people
   There is a need to ensure that the data collected from April 1st is fully compliant with the new NDTMS data set
   A clear performance management and outcome monitoring system needs to be introduced
   Commissioning function priorities include:
   There is further clarity required in identifying and tracking mainstream investment
   Up-lift for 2005-6 is not yet confirmed although minimum up-lift agreed in principle
   NCC and PCT SLAs need to reflect mainstream resources
   The original Terms of Reference of the JCG need to be reviewed and up-dated if necessary
   The membership and attendance at JCG is being reviewed
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   Partnership area targets need to be confirmed
   The current mix in drug and alcohol provision is not clearly defined – this needs to be reviewed to ensure all investment from drug
    treatment budgets commissions drug treatment service delivery.
   There is a gap in suitable accommodation for young people, as identified by the Supporting People/Matrix research and no specific
    information on the accommodation needs of young people who are involved with drugs agencies



Planned spend 2004/05                           Likely spend 2004/05               Planned spend 2005/06
Tier 2//3/4                                     CAN YP and Sub Zero                CAN, Sub Zero and combined team
                                                                                   costs (NB £185,300 ring fenced for Tier
                                                                                   3 and 4 services




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Objectives 2005/2006

1.     Link to objective 1 on planning grid 2 To agree and implement a common screening, referral and tracking system across all
       agencies working with young people in relation to risk or using drugs
2.     Link to objective 1 on planing grid 2 To agree and implement a common screening, referral and tracking system across all
       agencies working with young people in relation to risk or using drugs
3.     Link to objective 3 on planning grid 2 To identify a training programme that will provide basic information on drugs and specialist
       services to those working with vulnerable young people, which will, in time, include the use of a common screening , referral and
       tracking system
4.     To rationalise the provision of Tier 2/3/4 services to enable the effective use of resources to target those most at risk of /or with
       drug problems
5.     To identify funding streams to resource residential provision for young people either as drug users or as the children of drug using
       parents.
6.     To monitor and compare BME, women’s and other diverse groups access to services and to establish any gaps in services
7.     To extend a needle exchange provision that is responsive the needs of young people.
8.     Establish a DAT and JCG support structure that enables effective delivery Young People Plan.
9.     Establish performance management framework to ensure commissioned services meet the national and local targets and
       objectives during 2005/06.
10.     To identify the level of need amongst young people with drug related issues and work within the Supporting People Strategy to
       increase suitable provision. There is a gap in the provision of training for accommodation providers




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OBJECTIVE 1 - SEE GRID 2 OBJECTIVE 1              TO AGREE AND IMPLEMENT A COMMON SCREENING, REFERRAL AND TRACKING
                                                  SYSTEM ACROSS ALL AGENCIES WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE IN RELATION TO
                                                  RISK OR USING DRUGS



Objective - See grid 2 objective 2 To agree and implement a common screening, referral and tracking system across all
agencies working with young people in relation to risk or using drugs

Objective 3 - See Grid 2 objective 3 To identify a training programme that will provide basic information on drugs and
specialist services to those working with vulnerable young people, which will, in time, include the use of a common screening,
referral and tracking system

OBJECTIVE 4           TO RATIONALISE THE PROVISION OF TIER 2/3/4 SERVICES TO ENABLE THE EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES TO
                      TARGET THOSE MOST AT RISK OF /OR WITH DRUG PROBLEMS

                                                                           By when         By whom         Costs/budget
Actions and milestones for Objective 4
4.1   To agreed an SPA with CAN for the period April to Oct 05 that        End May 05      YP lead
      confirms service provision is targeted at vulnerable groups
4.2   In conjunction with all service providers, to agree a format to      By Oct 05       YP
      provide a single service offering Tier 2/3/4 provision that is                       LEAD/Commis
      commission on a three-year basis                                                     sioning Chair



Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
4.1           SPA agreed and signed                                     N/A


4.2           In conjunction with all service providers, to agree a     To agree a vision and model for the team and
              format to provide a single service offering Tier 2/3/4    consult with workers
              provision with the following aims
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                 The role of this team in the first 6 months, of what
                  we envisage will be a three year contract, will be to
                  develop procedures and protocols for referrals from
                  Tier (1) 2 agencies.
                 The overarching aim of this team at Tier 2 level will
                  be to receive referrals and deliver enhanced
                  prevention packages to those at risk of problematic
                  drug use. This will include delivery of sessions in
                  PRUs and other facilities for the excluded pupils.
                 These services are offered in group or 1:1 as
                  deemed appropriate for the individual young
                  person.
                 Is required to ensure that a minimum of 250 Young
                  People from Tier 2 agencies (noted above) are
                  involved in group work sessions within the first six
                  months. It is suggested that this is proportional
                  across the county as follows to address deprivation
                  issues in a Youth Service Brochure:

                        Northampton                       34%
                        Corby/Kettering                   28%
                        East/West Northants               20%
                        Daventry/ South Northants         18%
                 It is recommended that the minimum of 115 places
                  are offered (pro rata 1st contract) per year. It is
                  expected that as part of the care plan for each
                  individual will include a defined outcome of
                  treatment. There will be an overall expectation of a
                  35% successful completion rate.

              Initial meetings have taken place between CAN and
              Sub Zero. Agreed secured for a stand alone team, that
              has one name, and is managed between the 2
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              organisations

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action




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OBJECTIVE 5           TO IDENTIFY FUNDING STREAMS TO RESOURCE RESIDENTIAL PROVISION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE EITHER
                      AS DRUG USERS OR AS THE CHILDREN OF DRUG USING PARENTS


                                                                        By when      By whom   Costs/budget
Actions and milestones for Objective 5
5.1   To work with DAT partners to identify finance opportunities,                   JCG
      based upon previous work undertaken to establish level of need
      (paper damaged but not damaged enough and information from
      Sub Zero
5.2   To agree access to an identified funding sources in relation to                JCG
      young people

Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action
              No progress to date
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective      Further action




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OBJECTIVE 6           TO MONITOR AND COMPARE BME, WOMEN’S AND OTHER DIVERSE GROUPS ACCESS TO SERVICE AND
                      TO ESTABLISH ANY GAPS IN SERVICES

                                                                     By when      By whom       Costs/budget
Actions and milestones for Objective 6
6.1   To assess access to young peoples drug services by those who   Oct 05       DAT
      are from BME groups, young women or from other diverse                      Information
      groups and report to YPAG                                                   Manager


Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective   Further action




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OBJECTIVE 7           TO EXTEND A NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROVISION THAT IS RESPONSIVE THE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE


Actions and milestones for Objective 7                                 By when         By whom        Costs/budget
7.1    To link with developments in adult needle exchange provision    Sept 2005       YP/Joint       Within costs
                                                                                       Commissionin
                                                                                       g Manager
                                                                                       (JCM)



Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action




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OBJECTIVE 8           ESTABLISH PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK TO ENSURE COMMISSIONED SERVICES MEET
                      THE NATIONAL AND LOCAL TARGETS AND OBJECTIVES DURING 2005/2006

Actions and milestones for Objective 8                                      By when         By whom         Costs/budget
8.1   JCG and commissioning support to agree performance                    June 2005       JCG
      management structure and inform providers.

8.2    Review all SLAs with all service providers and the performance       Sept. 2005       YP lead
       targets associated within the SLA for 2005/06.

8.3    Monitor performance through monthly monitoring (and monthly                          YP lead
       performance review meetings if necessary – and agree format
       until quarterly meetings can be implemented.) see Grid 3
       objective 2
8.4    Review of DAT and provider information systems to ensure
       appropriate and timely performance information is being                              YP lead/ DAT
       collected and reported to JCG and DAT in agreed format :                             IM
        to include review of current client held information
        Continue liaison with other DAT information managers

Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
8.1           SPA’s or Memorandum of Understanding agreements            All SPA’s and agreements to be signed off
              in draft. All agencies aware of reporting and monitoring
              requirements
8.2           Reconfiguration of services underway                       CAN and Sub Zero’s SPA to be reviewed in Oct in
                                                                         line with reconfiguration of services
8.3           Monthly meeting established in relation to SPA
              contacts and quarterly for MoU’s. Quarterly meeting
              with all relevant providers agreed for July 2005
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action

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Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective             Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective             Further action




OBJECTIVE 9           ESTABLISH DAT AND JCG SUPPORT STRUCTURE THAT ENABLES EFFECTIVE DELIVERY OF YOUNG
                      PEOPLES PLAN


                                                                             By when        By whom        Costs/budget
Actions and milestones for Objective 9
9.1   Review current structure and identify preferred structure that will
      effectively deliver strategic plan.

9.2    Establish preferred DAT office structure in consultation with key
       partners

9.3    Establish individual (and team) objectives and implement
       performance management within the team.

9.4    Review of DAT and provider information systems to ensure
       appropriate and timely performance information is being                              YP lead/ DAT
       collected and reported to JCG and DAT in agreed format :                             IM
        to include review of current client held information
        Continue liaison with other DAT information managers
9.5    Ensuring that all mainstream commissioned services are                               All DAAT
       identified and effectively commissioned within a joint                               Partners
       commissioning a framework



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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action
9.1 – 4       DAT review underway                                     To be completed and implemented by Dec 05
9.5           NCC developing drug targets and plans                   NCC commissioner responsible for drug related
                                                                      investment and activity to be recruited
Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective        Further action


OBJECTIVE 10          TO IDENTIFY THE LEVEL OF NEED AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DRUG RELATED ISSUES AND WORK
                      WITHIN THE SUPPORTING PEOPLE STRATEGY TO INCREASE SUITABLE PROVISION

Actions and milestones for Objective 10                                   By when        By whom         Costs/budget
10.1 To monitor the numbers of young people with a presenting             Oct 2005       DAT
      housing problem/homeless via information from drug service                         Information
      providers                                                                          Officer
10.2 To work with Supporting People Strategy Group to ensure that                        YP lead
      there is effective recording of those Young People recorded as
      housed due to drug related issues
10.3 To link with the Homeless Strategy Group to support the                             YP Lead
      increase of places for young people
10.4 To increase the numbers of accommodation providers willing to                       Supporting
      offer places to young people with drug related issues by                           People
      ensuring that providers policies do not exclude on the grounds of
      drug use




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Quarter 1     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective           Further action
10.1          SP will be completing work with children and families
              for them to establish what they need from SP services
              and how services might reshape, DAT to participate. C
              & F have agreed to second or find a resource to work
              with SP on collaborating more effectively - a joint
              strategy if not joint investment.

              The broad timetable for reshaping SP services for
              young people is towards the end of this financial year
              and throughout 2006/07. The focus will increasingly be
              on outcomes so DAT to support with negotiation of new
              contracts with providers. Additionally, to increase the
              capacity of services to young people SP are likely to
              fund fewer higher cost services and buy more lower
              support services to achieve a better balance of hostel
              to floating support provision (too much hostel provision
              at present and not enough ordinary housing with
              support).

10.2          Agreed DAT to provide data on young people and
              housing needs when available
              SP and DAT Co to explore LA etc recording of young
              peoples, 16 to 19 housing needs. SP can provide data
              on those assisted in this age group


10.3          DAT Co to attend countywide group on 30.6.05               DAT and drugs to be an discussion item at the next
                                                                         meeting
10.4          ‘Capacity building approach referenced in the SP
              strategy that will need to come with a training resource
              from the DAT to push along as well as input from the
              police to support effective and inclusive policies -
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              perhaps need to present proposals to the police to
              understand their perspective and get their backing to’

              Action NDAS training post to complete a training and
              development programme for all Tier one services




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Quarter 2     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action
10.1          Report from Children’s services produced but not yet in   Awaiting outcome of report and agree further
              the public domain                                         action.
              DAT office unable to produce numbers with regard to       DAT office to produce figures for SP for next
              young people and housing needs as NTDMS data not          quarter
              yet forthcoming from all treatment providers.

10.2/3        Homeless strategy not reconvened as yet                   To await date of further meeting

10.4          Supporting People representative has been liaising        To agree the resources necessary to forward a
              with DAAT Joint Commissioner to agree a joint             training programme
              approach to delivering substance training to Tier 1
              housing provider staff. No progress as yet
Quarter 3     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action

Quarter 4     Progress report to partnership/NTA for objective          Further action




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