Itchen College 2014 Current ‘safeguarded’ students Number of Students Level Flagged only 60 Tier 1 35 Tier 2 18 Tier 3 13 Tier 4 9 Total current 135 Students are allocated at enrolment and throughout the year. The higher the tier, the more hours allocated to the student. Tier 2 and above students are allocated a safeguarding mentor, and all safeguarding students have a ‘lead’ person. Safeguarding Figures 2012-13 (referrals) Agency Number Social Services 5 CAMHS – Southampton 7 CAMHS – Eastleigh 1 CAMHS - Fareham 2 Southampton Women’s Aid 4 Rape Crisis (1 male) 2 DASH 1 Eastleigh Drugs Service 18+ 1 Barnardo’s 1 Care 2 Learn applications 13 Basic Bank Vouchers issued 4 Home Visits Housing 7 13 Services Delivered in-house Two qualified counsellors Chaplaincy – Rev Duncan Jennings (staff and student support) Mentoring plus safeguarding mentoring Advocacy Specialist counselling including: Rape Crisis CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services EIP (Early Intervention Psychosis) SYSDA (Southampton Youth Support Domestic Abuse) DASH/No Limit Clinics (Drugs/Alcohol/Housing) Sexual Health Nurse Police – Beat Surgeries Mental Health Nurse Bereavement Support Pilot Mental Health Nurse Project 2012 An agreement was reached to undertake a pilot for eight weeks for three hours each week in which to see young people. This ran from February to April 2012. To identify students who might not meet the referral threshold for CAMHS but might need support beyond what the college is able to provide. Referral by either counsellors or Child Protection Liaison Officers Funded by Healthy FE. Aims and Objectives The pilot aimed to offer assessment of the presenting difficulties to identify if : the student might be further supported in college. required signposting to another service. required referral to a CAMHS service in their area of residence. to allow early intervention. Young People Seen Age 16 yrs 17yrs 18 yrs 19 yrs Total Male 3 3 1 0 7 Female 3 4 0 1 8 The average age of the young people seen is 16.8yrs of age. Of the 19 referred, 15 have been seen at least once. Presenting Problems Problem Number Seen Serious Anxiety 7 ADHD 1 ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) 1 Low Mood 2 Psychosis 1 Relationships 2 Self Harm 1 Outcomes and Interventions Outcome Number of students College Support Services 5 Liaison with CAMHS 3 Referral to CAMHS 2 Referral to Adult Mental Health Services 2 Signposting to another service 1 Undecided 1 None (Student Decision) 1 Benefits Early intervention for students with more complex difficulties Male engagement and referral – much higher level Clinical assessment done early and medical report submitted to CAMHS – speeds up process Support for college staff in helping support students Clearly defined protocols for working including safeguarding Positive student feedback and parental support. Results of Pilot Student A Student B Student C 100% success Withdrawn 50% success (poor choice of course – family pressures) Student C Student D Student E Student F Student G 80% success 100% success 100% success Withdrawn but started again this year now well 100% success Student H Student I Student J Student K Student L Student M 100% success 100% success 100% success 80% success 100% success 100% success Student N 100% success Student P 100% success Progress onto A2 Progressed onto courses she now wishes to take mixed yr1/yr2 level 3 Apprenticeship Progress onto A2 Progress onto A2 Level 2 Progress onto mixed year1/year 2 level 3 Progressing onto A2 Progressing onto A2 Progressing onto A2 Progressing on new courses (l2) Progressing new courses (mixed programme) for new career choice Progressing onto AS Year 2013-14 Extend mental health nurse project from October to May – 3 hrs per week Chaplaincy support offered to staff as well as students Anxiety Workshop Training for interested staff Exam stress and anxiety workshops for students Specialist training for safeguarding mentors and staff Continue to review and plan for future demand. Resourcing of finances available as Healthy FE funds have diminished. External Referrals this year REFERRALS TO EXTERNAL AGENCIES CAMHS – Southampton 1 CAMHS – Eastleigh/Fareham 0 Southampton Women’s Aid 5 Rape Crisis 1 Firgrove Centre 1 Children’s Services 7 CATCH 22 2 Less than previous years as many more students can be supported fully within the College.