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1 Information Sharing and Assessment Systems How to find out whether you need to apply for Children Index access or attend to CAF training Next slide Click here
2 Children Index The East Sussex Children Index is… an online tool to improve communication between people who work with children A database which brings together basic information about all children and young people A way to find out who else is working with a child, and his or her family I want to know more about the Children Index Next slide
3 Common Assessment Framework is… A partnership approach A common way to gather information about strengths and needs of a child A shared planning tool to enable people to work together, and avoid duplication Used by practitioners across children’s services A way to work out, with the family, what should be done to meet a child’s needs and who should be the Lead Professional One Child – One Plan I want to know more about CAF and the Lead Professional Next slide
4 What next? This tool has been developed to help you to decide if you need access to the Children Index, and if you need to attend CAF training. All you need to do to find out is click on the boxes as you move through the presentation. please email the ISA team or call 01273 481810 if you have any questions Next slide
5 Do you work in either: A school or preschool? A service* which works with, or comes into contact with, children, young people and/or their families? a service* which works with, or comes into contact with, vulnerable adults who may be parents? (*Please note: this includes all local authority, health, voluntary, community and independent sector services) No, I don’t work in any of those services Yes, I work in one of these services
6 No you do not need CAF training or access to the Children Index restart Email us please email the ISA team or call 01273 481810 if you would like to discuss this further
7 As part of your work do you need to: Check you have the right contact details for children or young people? Find out where a child goes to school, or who their health visitor or GP is? Find out who else is working with a child or young person? Find out who has done a CAF or is the Lead Professional for a child or young person? Let other professionals know you are working with a child or young person? No, none of these things are part of my role Yes, one or more of these things are part of my role
8 Yes you need access to the Children Index Please email the Index support team or phone 01273 481810 for an application pack. Email ISA team Do I need to go on CAF training?
9 In your work, do you: Work directly with children or young people in a one-to-one setting? Assess the needs of children and young people and/or plan support for them? Work with other agencies to support children and young people when you can’t meet all a child’s needs within your service? Make or receive referrals to other children’s services? No, none of these things are part of my role Yes, one or more of these thing are part of my role
10 No you do not need to attend CAF training restart Email us please email the ISA team or call 01273 481810 if you would like to discuss this You do need to know about CAF and the Lead Professional, but do not need to attend the whole training course. Contact the ISA team if you want to know where you can find out more. If you think someone else in your team, school or service may be the right person to attend CAF training, please pass this link on to them
11 Yes you should book onto a CAF training session Even if you think you are not going to be using the CAF assessment with families very often, you should book onto CAF training to ensure you know what to do if someone calls you to say they are a Lead Professional for a child you are working with, or asks you to be a part of a CAF plan. Email ISA team restart Please click here to email the ISA team or phone us on 01273 481810 for the most recent training schedule
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