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									Improving outcomes for children: Integrated
Working and CAF


      Do you work with children and/or young people in
       Southwark?
      Do you want to know more about the new ways of working
       that are being implemented across the borough?
      Do you want to know why, when and how to do a CAF?



If the answer to the above questions is yes, then this course should be of help to you.

We have designed a number of processes and tools to help practitioners work together most effectively,
and over the last 12 months we have delivered a variety of half day training sessions to practitioners
across the borough. In response to popular demand we have now developed this whole day training
course that incorporates the key components of these sessions.


The day will:
   Increase your understanding of: risk, resilience and protective factors
      for children with additional needs
   help you to understand when and why to share information about
      children you have concerns about
   give you an understanding of the common assessment (CAF)
   give you information about SCOuT: the electronic system for holding
      details of children and practitioners, as well as for storing CAFs
   explain the Southwark Team Around the Child (TAC) model and how
      this fits with locality working
  and
   increase your awareness of the Southwark tools and resources
      available to help you.


Who should attend?
This course is aimed at practitioners and managers who work with children and young people – those
employed on a full or part-time basis, volunteers or those working in the public, private, community or
voluntary sectors.




Venue: Southwark Learning and Business Development Centre, Cator Street (off Commercial
Way), Peckham, SE15 6AA
Young Southwark training booking form:
Section 1
Name:

Position:

Department/organisation:

Address:

Telephone:

Email:

Where did you see this training advertised?
Please choose ONE date per course and complete sections 1 & 2 of this form (one copy
per person). Then return both sections as instructed below. Spaces are very limited so
please book as soon as possible.



Integrated Working and CAF Training – 9:30am to 4:30pm
14 Mar 2008              08 Apr 2008            08 May 2008



Introduction to Information Sharing – 9:30am to 12:30pm
20 Mar 2008

SCOuT Training – 9:30am to 11:00am
13 Mar 2008              20 Mar 2008

OR

SCOuT Training – 11:00am to 12:30pm
13 Mar 2008              20 Mar 2008


Signature:                                                  Date:
I agree to attend the above session and have the agreement of my manager

Note: To cover costs there is a £30 charge per day to your department/organisation for non-
attendance. If you are unable to attend you may send a substitute to avoid this charge.


Please complete section1 and 2 of this form and return by:
   post to: Learning and Development, Level 3, Mabel Goldwin House, 49 Grange Road, SE1 3DY, or
   fax to: 020 7525 3777, marked for the attention of Lorraine Frederick
For more information email lorraine.frederick@southwark.gov.uk or phone 020 7525 3649
Introduction to Information Sharing
Sharing information can help people meet the needs of the
children and young people they are working with more effectively.
This half-day session aims to help practitioners share information
legally and professionally.

Learning objectives
   Understand the key principles of information sharing
   Understand the key issues in relation to information sharing
   Knowledge of the principles and processes of sharing information in a range of situations
   Knowledge of the principles and process associated with obtaining consent to share information
   Understand the legislation that governs information sharing including the legal basis by which a
    practitioner can share information

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at practitioners and managers who work with children and young people who want
to know more about information sharing. We recommend that you also attend the Integrated Working
and CAF training.
.



SCOuT Training
Southwark has developed an electronic register that will help professionals working with
children, young people and their families to communicate better with each other, this
system is called SCOuT (Southwark Children’s Outcomes Technology).
SCOuT will hold basic details of a child or young person, and information about the people working with
them. It also holds details of any CAFs that have been undertaken.

The training is computer based and covers:
    how to search for a child or practitioner involvement and
    how to amend or add a CAF.

Users will only be granted access to SCOuT once they have completed this training; and have signed a
declaration that they understand and respect the confidential nature of the data held in the database,
and will only use the site to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people.

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at practitioners and administrators who need access to SCOuT. We recommend
that each setting has at least two people with access to the SCOuT system. For further information
about when and why to use SCOuT and CAF we recommend that you attend the Integrated working and
CAF training.



Please complete sections 1 & 2 of this form and return by:
   post to: Learning and Development, Level 3, Mabel Goldwin House, 49 Grange Road, SE1 3DY, or
   fax to: 020 7525 3777, marked for the attention of Lorraine Frederick
   If you have not been notified that we have received your application within 5 working days, please contact the number
    below for confirmation.

For more information email lorraine.frederick@southwark.gov.uk or phone 020 7525 3119             -3-
Young Southwark training booking form: Section 2
Monitoring of Southwark Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy
This section is confidential. The information provided below helps us to ensure that everyone who wishes to access
these training services has an equal opportunity to do so.

Sex:        Male        Female

Do you consider that you have a disability?              Yes        No
What is your ethnic group?
A: White
    British
   Irish
   Any other White background
    __________________________________

B: Mixed
   White and Black Caribbean
   White and Black African
   White and Asian
   Any other Mixed background
    __________________________________

C: Asian or Asian British
   Indian
   Pakistani
   Bangladeshi
   Any other Asian or Asian British
    __________________________________
D Black or Black British
   Caribbean
   African
   Any other Black background
    __________________________________

E Chinese or other ethnic group
   Chinese
   Any other
    __________________________________




Please complete sections 1 & 2 of this form and return by:
   post to: Learning and Development, Level 3, Mabel Goldwin House, 49 Grange Road, SE1 3DY, or
   fax to: 020 7525 3777, marked for the attention of Lorraine Frederick
    If you have not been notified that we have received your application within 5 working days, please contact the number
     below for confirmation.

For more information email lorraine.frederick@southwark.gov.uk or phone 020 7525 3119              -4-

								
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