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Report
Integrating Children’s
Services
Steve Baguley – Project Manager
Justine Gibling – CAF/LP Project Manager
David Finn – Youth Support Services
January 2006
Delivering Integrated Children’s Services in Derby
Children and Young
People Stakeholder
Forum
Parents and Carers
Stakeholder Forum
Worker Reference
Group
Voluntary Sector –
Children’s Network
Derby City
Partnership
Individual Agency DecisionMaking Structure
Children and Young People’s
Strategic Partnership Executive
Strategic Planning Partnership
for Children and Young People
Trades Unions
Discussion Group
Member
Working Group
Headteacher
Reference
Group
Participation
Commissioners
Developing Derby’s Approach to IFD:
• Derby started off by looking to achieve a consensus
across the partnership about what we meant by IFD
• Was progressed with the April workshops
• Thought about in the participation work
• Developed through the discussion paper
• Worked on in the partnership senior staff development
days
• Publicised through staff briefings and newsletters with
opportunity to ask questions and feedback
• Governance and commissioning to outline approach
developed
Agreed aims of Integrated Front Line Delivery
• Improve outcomes for all children and young people
• Promote social inclusion
• Maximise opportunity to provide a continuous service to
children and young people, minimising changes of
worker
• Provide a service in relation to need that is consistent
• Intervene at the lowest tier of intervention compatible
with meeting need
Locality Based Services
Schools
Housing
Family Support
Educational Psychologists
Social Work
Education Welfare Officers
School Nurses
Youth Service
Health Visitors
Early Years Service
Nursery Nurses
Primary Mental Health workers
Community Nurses
Connexions Personal Advisors
Midwives
Sports Development and Play
Job Centre Plus
GP’s
Locality Based Services – Areas for Further Thought
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Behaviour Support Team
CAMHS
Child Sexual Abuse Service
Clinical Psychology Services
Conference and review
service for children in need
of protection and children
looked after
• Education Access Services
• Fostering and Adoption
• Pupil Referral Unit
• Residential Services
• School Improvement Service
Services for deaf children
• Specialist Teaching Team
• Speech and Language, OTs
and Community
Paediatricians
• Statutory Assessment Team
• Youth Offending Services
Agreed the Stages to Implementing Integrated Front
Line Delivery in Area One
• Map existing services by agency – needs and resources
• Agree the integrated service delivery map
• Identify accommodation requirements and how they will
be met
• Agree the management structure
• Confirm the integrated processes, including safeguards
• Agree governance arrangements
• Provide a workforce development programme
• Develop ability to be flexible in response to early lessons
• Implement Integrated Front Line Delivery
• Formal evaluation and learning lessons – short term and
longitudinal
• Plan full roll out
Supporting Programme
• Executive – Governance and Commissioning
• Director for Children and Young People – Senior
Structure Children and Young People Department
• Change Management Team
• Participation and Consultation Work
• CYP Plan
• ISA agreement - further development
- service director
- technical solution
• CAF and lead professional trailblazer
CAF/LP in Derby
• Pilot project in Sure Start area 2002 – 2004
• City wide roll-out from September 04 supported by the
C & YP Strategic Partnership
• To date 400 frontline practitioners been trained (600 by
end of financial year 05/06)
• Target for 06/07 is training for further 500 frontline staff
• Systems and processes established and ongoing
supporting implementation of CAF e.g. IT solution
(CIBER)
• Lead Professional Trailblazer underway
• Agreed multi-agency indicators
Emerging issues: Key learning
• Mapping of the support/management needs of the LP
• Core standards
• Additional support and where this fits in with the LP role
e.g. the role of the social worker
• Helping families, young people and children to
understand the LP role
• Information sharing
• Cross boundary issues for families e.g. Relationship
between services in the city and the county
• Exit strategy and handover
Supporting the process: Key Learning
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LP Coordinators/managers group
LP network group
LP/TAC training
Practitioner training and development (History, Culture
and Understanding roles & responsibilities)
• Practitioner toolkit – (being developed ahead of the DfES
expected toolkit in Mar 06)
• Managers toolkit – early stages of development
Governance
3 key issues
• What is the partnership (Childrens Trust arrangements
for?)
• How will it do it’s job
• How will decisions be made
Key challenge for FLD
Questions?
The Commissioning Cycle
A partnership approach
Needs
analysis
and service
mapping
Outcomes for
children
and young
people
Finding
the gap
Review performance
Prioritise
within
budget
Secure services
Develop
plans
consider
options*
Change for Children – Steering the Agenda
Children and Young Peoples Strategic Partnership Executive Group
Chaired by the Chief Executive: Ray Cowlishaw
Attended by the:
Community Safety Partnership
Connexions
Education
Foundation Hospital Trust
FWA
Mental Health Trust
NCH
PCT’s
Police
Social Services
YMCA
Young People
Sharon Squires
Hugh Hastie
Andrew Flack
Kay Fawcett
Helen Roberts
Dave Snowdon
Jane Williams
Prem Singh
Jack Russell
Margaret McGlade
Gillian Sewell

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