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Report
Welsh Government
Family Support
Megan Colley
Senior Manager of Policy and Engagement
Family Support Team
Directorate for Social Services and Children
[email protected]
Programme for Government
Key focus on supporting children, young people
and families:
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Expanding Flying Start by doubling the number of
children to 36,000
•
Supporting the roll out and implementation of
Families First
•
Continuing the roll out of Integrated Family Support
Teams
The Continuum of Support: Integration…
Families With Additional Needs
Families First will focus on the preventative and protective sections of
the continuum of support.
Families with
Complex Needs
Families With
No Additional
Needs
This is where IFSS
and statutory and
specialist services will
focus resources.
Key changes for Family Support
•
Whole family approach
•
Strengths based model
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Skilled and trained staff
•
Co-ordinated multi agency working
•
‘Early’ and appropriate intervention
Flying Start
Prescriptive entitlement delivering:
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Free quality, p/t childcare for 2-3 year-olds
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Enhanced Health Visiting service
•
Access to parenting programmes and to
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Language and Play sessions
Families First
Key Elements
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Joint Assessment Family Framework (JAFF);
•
Team Around the Family model (TAF);
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Strategic needs-based commissioning of services;
•
Shared learning; and
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improved support for families with disabled children
and young people
Families First and Family Learning
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Flintshire
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Wrexham
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Work with Parents Qualification
Services Toolkit – resource pack for practitioners
Sex and Relationships Session – Family Links Nurturing
Programme
Incredible Years material
Early intervention parenting workers – Family Learning
facilitators
Families Learning Coordinator inclusion in FF development
Swansea
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Agored Cymru level 1 (OCN) for parents attending parenting
groups developed with Family Learning/Basic Skills team.
Further Information
Local Information
Local CYPP or Families First Co-ordinator
Families First Team
E-mail:
Tel:
Website
[email protected]
02920 82 3053
www.wales.gov.uk

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