Integrated Therapy Service for Children and Young People. Frances Rowe, Service Manager – October 2013. History of the ITS.
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Frances Rowe, Service Manager – October 2013
Tel: 0303 033 3002
Assessment – generally at area team clinics/other venues where appropriate. Subsequent appointments often in child’s preschool setting, school or home. May highlight a goal the ITS can help child achieve by providing a form of intervention.
Intervention – depending on child's needs and difficulties, one or more of following options may be agreed with parents/carers and/or setting:
Discharge –when involvement of the ITS is not currently required, discussed and agreed with the parents/carers. GP/other involved professionals notified.
- support children with lower levels of need in their daily activities
- prevent their problems increasing
- help them make accelerated progress
- identify the children who need specialist assessment & support:
The Fact File for Early Years (0 – 4 years)
The Fact File for School Age (5 – 19 years)
Fact File for Early Years contains information on how to:
Fact File for School age contains information on:
ITS website provides:
Evaluation is underway of user experience and effectiveness of:
Results currently being collated and analysed. Generally very positive with some helpful suggestions for further development
Referrals in Jan – Dec 2009: 2,180
Referrals in Jan – Dec 2012: 3,888 Increase of 78%
No additional funding, no evidence of reduction in referrals during 2013
...work in progress