Early Help update (North Devon and Torridge)

Early Help Triage

Triage is currently taking on Mondays (10-11am), Wednesdays (10-11am) and Thursdays (10-11:30am).
There is no cut off and there are no barriers in place for providing support for families at this time. The outcome of your request will be recorded as a Case Observation on the Right for Children case record for the family – please check Right for Children before emailing a query to your Locality Officer or the Early Help North Mailbox.
The most up to date RfAS form can be found on the Devon Children and Families Partnership website.

Early Help practitioner forums – virtual (Oct 2019 to March 2021)

Topics/agenda will go out be confirmed in Early Help newsletters nearer each forum. If you have booked to attend a forum, you will be sent the Teams link 2 days before to allow you to join.

Early Help TAF training with Anne Garside

  • What is a TAF meeting
  • Planning a TAF meeting
  • Managing a TAF meeting
  • Roles and responsibilities within a TAF Meeting
  • Recording a TAF meeting on RFC
  • 15th Dec 2020, 1-3.30pm – please book here
  • 18th Jan 2021, 1-3.30pm- please book here
  • 11th Feb 2021, 11.30am–2pm – please book here

Introduction to Early Help training with Sam King and Anne Garside

What Early Help looks like in Devon (the local offer):

  • Working Together (statutory guidance) / Multi-Agency
  • Targeted Families Criteria / PBR
  • RfAS / Triage
  • Targeted Services
  • Practitioner Forums

How to use Right for Children:

  • Duplicate case search
  • Imputing family members / home address
  • How to create a case
  • Starting an assessment
  • Roles within assessment (Case administrator, LP and Practitioner)
  • Adding TAF members
  • Creating observations
  • Consent
  • Finalising assessment
  • TF criteria
  • Multi-agency working
  • 7th Dec 2020, 2:30-4:30pm – Please book here
  • 20th Jan 2021, 2-4pm – Please book here

Other Area Contacts and information