So Why CAF?. Sally Savage Childrens Services Adviser. Systematic change to: Build services around the child young person and family Support parents and carers Promote prevention and early intervention And to integrate services Across universal and targeted services Across the age range.
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Childrens Services Adviser
Build services aroundthe child young person and family
Support parents and carers
Promote prevention and early intervention
And to integrate services
Across universal and targeted services
Across the age range
Enjoy and achieve
Make a positive contribution
Achieve economic wellbeingEvery Child Matters promised:
SENCO & Ed Psycho-logist
Different agencies, multiple assessments, one child
LEA special educational needs
Children in need
At risk register
Statement of SEN
Over two thirds of LAs have trialled common assessment framework in 05-06.
70% of LAs developing role of lead professional.
Index being implemented.
• A pre-assessment checklist to help decide if a child would benefit from a common assessment
The index will contain individual records of all children with:
• name, address, gender, date of birth and an identifying number
• name and contact details for: parents or carers, educational setting, primary medical practitioner, practitioners providing other services, the lead professional, the person who holds the CAF
Is a set of functions essential to delivering integrated support:
As a catalyst for change to: