Priority Families - Warwickshire County Council

Report
Priority Families
Intensive
Medium
Low
Family
Intervention
FSW
Parenting
Support
Existing
Services, e.g.
other
agencies
The local filters
include –
 Mental Health
 Drug and alcohol
misuse
Exclusion and
Attendance
ASB
2
 Domestic violence
 Police Callout
 Child Protection
1
Employment
3
 Fire and Anti-Social
Behaviour
Intensive Intervention/FIP
Lesley Tregear – YJS Manager
Operations Manager
Jeanette Staley
Local Manager
Rugby
Rachael Mellors
Local Manager
Leamington
1x Low
Julie
Local Manager
Nuneaton
Ruth Eden
Admin
Rugby and North
Warwickshire
Michelle Reeves
Angela Gribbin
Tarlochan Bahrey
Darren Gurry
Heidi Portrey
Gemma Bowen
Central and the South
Emily Lewis
Ben Randall
Aimee Williams
Toni Barber-Scurr
Samantha Holzgartner
Sally Graham
Nuneaton &
Bedworth
Sue Toach
Jennifer Noteman
Jo Green
Becky Olner
Louise Cartwright
Carol Tarplin
Melanie Scobie
Moderate Intervention
Priority Families Family Support Team
Sally Lightfoot
Service Manager
Operations Manager
Wendy Rawbone
Senior Parenting
Practitioner
Rugby
Gillian Broomfield
Nuneaton and Bedworth
Jane Walford
Maggie Noor
Amy Winstanley
Kat Jephcoate-Davis
Senior Parenting
Practitioner
South and Central
Maria Francis
Exclusion worker
Steve McGarvey
1 vacancy
Admin Support
Alison Mann
Senior Parenting
Practitioner
Nuneaton
Rebecca Toon
Traveller, Roma and Gypsy
worker
Cara Simpson
1 vacancy
CAF Family Support Team
Sally Lightfoot, Service
Manager
Operations Manager
Jo Sabin
Rugby
Katie Sibley
Senior Parenting
Practitioner
Lorraine Jaeger
Leamington
Hannah Frost
Rugby and Southam
Alison Copson
Rugby
Sue Aspinal
Admin Support
Lizzie Walsh
Atherstone and
the North
Suki Kaur
Atherstone
and Nuneaton
Dave Hughes
Stratford
Kelly Masterson
The South
Lisa McCluskey
Nuneaton
Lisa
Fairbrother
The South
Teresa Gardner
Bedworth
Linda Gray
PRIORITY FAMILIES FAMILY SUPPORT
WORKER’S
Engages with difficult to reach families developing a positive
engagement
Holds 7-10 cases
Provide intensive intervention with a minimum of 2 visits a week
(including evenings and weekends where required)
Practical support
REFERRAL ROUTE
Only via Priority Families co-ordinating group
No self –referrals accepted
Referrals received from police, housing,
Children’s Services and education
Priority Families work will not run
simultaneously to CAF
Development of a support plan following a thorough assessment
Provide support to 268 families over 2 years
Arranges regular review meetings to measure progress of family
Multi agency co-ordination
1:1 and group Triple P support
Referrals to other agencies
CRITERIA
PRINCIPLES
One parent in receipt of an Out of Work benefit
Persistent approach
Education concerns – poor school attendance and
exclusions
Practical ‘hands-on’ support
Crime/ASB – reported incidences
Dedicated key worker
(2 or 3 of the above criteria required)
Considering the family as a whole
Housing – tenancy is at risk
Common Purpose and agreed action
Alcohol / substance misuse
Mental Health Concerns
Domestic Abuse
Police call outs
Fire ASB
KEY WORKER ROLE
Engages with difficult to reach families developing a
positive engagement
Holds 5-6 cases
Provide intensive intervention with a minimum of 3
visits a week, including evenings and weekends
REFERRAL ROUTE
Only via Priority Families co-ordinating group
No self –referrals accepted
Referrals received from police, housing,
Children’s Services and education
Practical support
Development of a support plan following a thorough
assessment
Arranges regular review meetings to measure
progress of family
Family Intervention and CAF do not run
simultaneously
Provide support to 200 families over 2 years
Multi agency co-ordination
1:1 and group parenting
Referrals to other agencies
FAMILY INTERVENTION CRITERIA (first three are essential)
One parent in receipt of an Out of Work benefit
PRINCIPLES
Persistent approach
Education concerns – poor school attendance and
exclusions
Practical ‘hands-on’ support
Crime/ASB – reported incidences
Dedicated Worker
Housing – tenancy is at risk
Considering the family as a whole
Common Purpose and agreed action
Alcohol / substance misuse
Mental Health Concerns
Domestic Abuse
Police call outs
Fire ASB
FSW ROLE/SUPPORT
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CAF FSW TEAM
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Direct work with families in home or
community
One to one support with all or part of the
family
Practical Support
Triple P Groups/ one to one
Can be lead professional but not key worker
Signposting to other services
Works as part of CAF Family Support Plan.
Caseload of 10-20 families
Planned visits
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County Wide Team
North Warwickshire – 2 Family Support
Workers
Nuneaton and Bedworth – 2 Family
Support Workers
Warwick and Stratford – 2 Family
Support Workers
Rugby – 3 Family Support Workers
1 Operations Manager.
1 Senior Parenting Practitioner
1 Administration Assistant
Contact on 01926 742194
FSW CRITERIA
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PRINCIPLES
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Family wanting support to make
changes.
Exploring and encouraging
positive parenting
Working alongside families
Evidence based practice
Solution focused work
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CAF in place and on-going
Voluntary engagement
Early Intervention, Tier 2,
Tier 3 and step down from
Social care
6 weekly reviews via Family
Support Meeting process
REFERRAL ROUTE
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Referrals via CAF officer
as a result of Family
Support Meeting.
Completed Referral
Form
CAF Assessment in
place
Family Support Intervention Wedge
Single
Agency
Family Support
Workers
Priority Families
Family
Intervention
CAF Family Support Workers
Social
Care

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