We have successfully delivered projects for the following authorities:
Delivery of practice improvement training + comprehensive review and rewrite of all Children’s Social Care policies and procedures
Online practice and procedures manual
Kensington and Chelsea
Delivery of supervision training for supervisors and supervisees
Cumbria County Council
Development and delivery of a comprehensive programme of blended learning practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of Cumbria Children’s Services (the Strengthening Practice Programme)
Interim Manager, Over 11s Team, Children’s Services
Oxfordshire County Council
Review of ICT business and spatial data systems leading to the development of an improvement and efficiency implementation roadmap.
Peterborough City Council
Development and delivery of best-practice workshops for Peterborough Children’s Services; review and gap analysis of existing CP
Development of a Tees-wide multi-agency online Child Protection Procedures Manual (consortium of four local authorities in the Northeast of England)
Surrey County Council
Development and delivery of best-practice seminars and workshops for national and local audiences
Continuous professional development training
Development and delivery of comprehensive training package for Children’s Services managers
Milton Keynes Council
Introducing Common Assessment training
UK Department for Children
Writing practice and policy guidance (Integration Children’s System Improvement Programme); Advisory Group for the text Children’s Needs – Parenting Capacity, 2nd Ed, pub. DCSF 2011
Development and delivery of a comprehensive, blended learning training package for all levels of Children’s Services staff
ICS practice training
Isle of Man
Advisor ICS implementation
Practice training, assessment and care planningEvaluation of effectiveness in multi-agency working in Child Protection conferences and core groups
Next steps - planning for the ICS journey
Telford & Wrekin
Facilitation of management planning days for further ICS implementation
Blackburn with Darwen
Creation of online practice guidance manualICS practice training
IT implementation project scoping and facilitation
Evaluation of the ICS implementation
Mobile working pilot
Management away day, Facilitation on CAF ICS Practice training
Client: Buckingham County Council
The delivery of customised workshops, facilitated by Jo Fox with the active input of client managers and practitioners. The workshops aimed to promote the use of ICS as an evidence-based tool which supports positive practice.
“The workshops provided sessions for discussion and feedback and the information gained from these sessions has been essential to enable us to understand the barriers to the practical application of ICS for those working in busy frontline services. The workshops also provided a forum for anticipating the challenges to come in light of Lord Laming's report and the work of the Social Work Taskforce.
Jo is an engaging speaker and her knowledge and experience on the subject matter has been invaluable. The information from the workshops has been collated and will be critical in developing future plans with a view to the positive integration of ICS and practice. We anticipate the continuation of further workshops as part of our ongoing change programme.”
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