Working in partnership with specialist services. Pete Burkinshaw Skills and Development Manager. Overview. The NTA and specialist services The current policy context Recovery, rebalancing and the skills agenda Why social workers Social work specialisms + what can you do & expect.
Skills and Development Manager
NTA Business plan (18 Month plan)
‘Position the treatment system to focus on safe and sustained recovery, and demonstrate transparent outcomes, while consistently providing more for less.’
Key initiatives include:
-Opioid substitution therapy
-Patient Placement Criteria
-Recovery orientated service framework
‘One of the key principles of a recovery-orientated model is it's integrated. That is, all of the constituent parts, all the various elements of a local system are co-coordinated, speak the same language, communicate with each other and have a congruous set of values and principles that orbit around the affirmative and empowering possibilities of recovery….
Every part of the system is involved in a collaborative effort to increase positive outcomes …….. allow greater flexibility and non-linear movement between system elements.’
NSPs in a recovery-orientated system,
Recovery capital consists of three broad domains:
1. Personal and life skills; esteem; efficacy
2. Beliefs and desires around recovery
3. Support and engagement in family and community
SocialThe Challenge- a critique that ……
SocialOr is it this………but it may need to be……..as a step to….
Vital for recovery
Has partnership working reached the tipping-point required to make it safe?