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Early Help Assessment Training
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Live online training, #, #, #
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Other / Pre-school
target audience
Academy / Academy/Independent/Free school / Childminder / Children's Centre / Free School / Independent School / Local Authority / Maintained School / NHS / Nursery / Nursery school / Other / Out of school (e.g. Breakfast/After school club, holiday playscheme) / Pre-school
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Course aim
To help Early Years providers to identify emerging concerns for children and families
To understand and be able to implement an assessment of these concerns and to co-ordinate support for the whole family
Trainer: Emily Smout LCSS Manager

Cost: Free
Pre-course Information
This is essential training for those with designated lead responsibility for safeguarding, including childminders. This is also valuable training for all practitioners with key person responsibility.
The training will be delivered online using Microsoft Teams. A link to the meeting will be sent to delegates before the course date.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise when an Early Help Assessment is required and be familiar with completing this process 

  • Understand how to implement a Team around the Family and the benefits of doing so with the family and other professionals

  • Ensure the child's voice is at the centre

  • Understand the role of the Lead Professional

  • Understand the Think Family agenda and recognise the need for this approach

  • Be familiar with the Threshold of Needs and use this to understand level of concerns, and recognise when to use this to support referrals

  • Be confident about how to access support from the Locality Community Support Service (LCSS)


Start Date
Tuesday 30 August 2022
End Date
Tuesday 30 August 2022
Closing Date
Saturday 27 August 2022
18:00 - 20:00
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Schools cost
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EY offer no longer valid cost
Early Years cross channel charging band cost
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Schools cross channel charging band cost
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