Successful projects

We have successfully delivered projects for the following authorities:

2017-Present
Together for Children, Sunderland
Delivery of the Strengthening Planning training module across the Service.
2017-Present
Wakefield City Council
Development and delivery of a comprehensive programme of practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of Wakefield Children’s Services (the Strengthening Practice Programme
2017-Present
Telford and Wrekin Council
Development and delivery of a targeted programme of practice training for the case-holding workforce of Telford and Wrekin’s Children’s Social Care (the Strengthening Practice Programme)
2017-Present
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Development and delivery of two comprehensive programmes of practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children’s Social Care (the Strengthening Practice and Strengthening Managers Programmes)
2017-Present
Rochdale Borough Council
Development and delivery of two comprehensive programmes of practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of Rochdale Children’s Social Care (the Strengthening Practice and Strengthening Managers Programmes)
2016-Present
Durham County Council
Development and delivery of a comprehensive Strengthening Managers Programme for Durham Children’s Services
2015 -presentLondon Borough of Waltham Forest
Development and delivery of a comprehensive programme of practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of Waltham Children’s Services (the Strengthening Practice Programme)
2014 - presentResearch In PracticeProject Lead and lead author on RiP Supervision Change Project
2014 - presentMiddlesborough CouncilDelivery of targeted training modules to Children’s Services and Multi-agency staff (including LSCB), including: Child’s Journey; Listening to Children and Young People; Putting Analysis into Assessment - Defensible Decision-making; New Assessment Framework; Case Recording
2014 - presentSouth Tyneside Children’s and Adults’ Social Care
Development and delivery of a comprehensive Strengthening Managers Programme
2014-15Cumbria County Council Adults and Children's ServicesASYE coaching and mentoring programme for newly-qualified social workers
2013- presentRedcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Delivery of targeted training modules to Children’s Services and Multi-agency staff (including LSCB), including Graded Care Profile, Neglect, Risk Assessment, Voice of the Child, Parenting Capacity
2013 - presentNorthamptonshire
County Council
Development and delivery of best-practice workshops for Northamptonshire’s Children’s Services (the Strengthening Practice Programme)
2013 - presentSouth Tyneside CouncilDevelopment and delivery of a comprehensive programme of blended learning practice training for the entire case-holding workforce of South 

2013

Sutton

Delivery of practice improvement training + comprehensive review and rewrite of all Children’s Social Care policies and procedures

2013

Southampton

Online practice and procedures manual

2013

Kensington and Chelsea

Delivery of supervision training for supervisors and supervisees

 

2012

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)

2012

Hartlepool

Interim Manager, Over 11s Team, Children’s Services

2012

Oxfordshire County Council

Review of ICT business and spatial data systems leading to the development of an improvement and efficiency implementation roadmap.

2012

Peterborough City Council

Development and delivery of best-practice workshops for Peterborough Children’s Services; review and gap analysis of existing CP 

2011Tees LSCB Boards

Development of a Tees-wide multi-agency online Child Protection Procedures Manual (consortium of four local authorities in the Northeast of England)

2011

Barnet

Online practice and procedures manual

2010

Surrey County Council

Online practice and procedures manual

 

2010

 
RiP

Development and delivery of best-practice seminars and workshops for national and local audiences

2010Buckinghamshire County Council

Continuous professional development training

 

2010

 
Hertfordshire County Council
Development and delivery of a comprehensive, blended learning training package for all levels of Children’s Services staff
2010

Barnet

Development and delivery of comprehensive training package for Children’s Services managers

2010

Milton Keynes Council

Introducing Common Assessment training

2009-2010 

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

2009

Hartlepool

Development and delivery of a comprehensive, blended learning training package for all levels of Children’s Services staff

2009
BarnetEvaluation of ICS implementation and next steps planning

2008-09    

Essex

ICS practice training 

2009

Isle of Man 

Practice training

Advisor ICS implementation 

2009

Hertfordshire 

Practice training, assessment and care planning
Evaluation of effectiveness in multi-agency working in Child Protection conferences and core groups 

2009

Buckinghamshire 

Practice training

2008-09


Next steps - planning for the ICS journey

2009-09

Telford & Wrekin

Facilitation of management planning days for further ICS implementation

2008-09

Blackburn with Darwen

ICS training

2008-09

Hartlepool

Creation of online practice guidance manual
ICS practice training

2008-09

NCH

IT implementation project scoping and facilitation

2007 

Islington 

Evaluation of the ICS implementation 

2006-07 

Cumbria 

Mobile working pilot 

2006-07 

Wales 

CAF implementation 

2006 

Somerset 

Management away day, Facilitation on CAF 
ICS Practice training