Presentation on theme: "Itchen College 2014. Current ‘safeguarded’ students Number of StudentsLevel Flagged only60 Tier 135 Tier 218 Tier 313 Tier 49 Total current135 Students."— Presentation transcript:
Itchen College 2014
Current ‘safeguarded’ students Number of StudentsLevel Flagged only60 Tier 135 Tier 218 Tier 313 Tier 49 Total current135 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 (referrals) AgencyNumber Social Services5 CAMHS – Southampton7 CAMHS – Eastleigh1 CAMHS - Fareham2 Southampton Women’s Aid4 Rape Crisis (1 male)2 DASH1 Eastleigh Drugs Service 18+1 Barnardo’s1 Care 2 Learn applications13 Basic Bank Vouchers issued4 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 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. 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 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 AgeMaleFemale 16 yrs33 17yrs34 18 yrs10 19 yrs01 Total78 The average age of the young people seen is 16.8yrs of age. Of the 19 referred, 15 have been seen at least once.
Outcomes and Interventions OutcomeNumber of students College Support Services5 Liaison with CAMHS3 Referral to CAMHS2 Referral to Adult Mental Health Services2 Signposting to another service1 Undecided1 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 A100% successProgress onto A2 Student BWithdrawn Student C 50% success (poor choice of course – family pressures) Progressed onto courses she now wishes to take mixed yr1/yr2 level 3 Student C80% successApprenticeship Student D100% successProgress onto A2 Student E100% successProgress onto A2 Student F Withdrawn but started again this year now well Level 2 Student G100% success Progress onto mixed year1/year 2 level 3 Student H100% successProgressing onto A2 Student I100% successProgressing onto A2 Student J100% successProgressing onto A2 Student K80% success Student L100% success Student M100% success Progressing on new courses (l2) Student N100% success Progressing new courses (mixed programme) for new career choice Student P100% successProgressing onto AS
Year 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 – Southampton1 CAMHS – Eastleigh/Fareham0 Southampton Women’s Aid5 Rape Crisis1 Firgrove Centre1 Children’s Services7 CATCH 222 Less than previous years as many more students can be supported fully within the College.