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8 Top Tips for professionals when working with children & young people  
Top Tips Poster for Teams  
Top Tips Poster  
Ambassador guide - What to expect from my worker  
Tree of Expectations  
Introducing the wallpaper to a child  
Introducing the wallpaper  
Emotional Literacy - Feelings & Emotions - Rose (2012) Helping children and young people to understand their feelings. Keep the thread of feelings running throughout all the work you do.
Why we need to understand our feelings  

Hands Game

Introducing feelings

Pictures to represent feelings

Jenga with questions

Charades

Feelings Chart

Making Faces

 
Emotional Literacy - All About Me - Rose (2012) Helping the worker to understand the child or young person's current thinking

Drawing of the child

Things that make me happy and sad

School, likes & dislikes

Mum

Dad

Homes where I have lived

Where I live now

Identity

 
   
ABUSE    

Types of Abuse & How to Prevent Them | NSPCC

Hands Game

Cream

Feelings and emotions jar

Getting grounded

Icebergs

Identity

Pictures to represent feelings 1

Pictures to represent feelings 2

Stormy feelings

What skills are needed to be a parent

Big empathy drawings

Bottled up feelings

NSPCC - Talk Pants

When you, I feel, Can we

Neglect Toolkit

Feelings & emotions Jar instructions

Say it your own way pack

 
ADOPTION    

Look at:- feelings, all about me’ and transition activities
Significant endings sentence completion
Think, Feel, Do bear
What children need to grow and develop
Significant endings

Adoption Social Worker Toolbox

 
   
ALCOHOL   
myth busting for teens  
Alcohol Social Worker Toolbox  

Bag of Drugs

Feelings and Emotions Jar

Feelings and Emotions Jar instructions

All sort of things we think about

Worry drawings

 
   
ANGER    

Anger map

Flipping your lid sustainable parenting

Big Empathy Drawing
Bottled up feelings
Coping post-it’s
Coping Strategies
Cream
Emotions and how to identify them
Fact or Opinion
Feelings jar with glitter
Feelings and emotions jar

Feeling & Emotions jar Instructions
Feelings Chart
Feelings in colour
Getting grounded
Icebergs
Identifying tricky triggers
Jenga with questions

 
   
ANXIETY    

Worry drawings
Feelings and Emotions Jar
Feelings and Emotions Jar instructions
Parenting role Who's Job is it to?

Parenting role - Who's job is it to - Instructions

Head, Heart and Hands Tool.

 
   
ATTACHMENT    
The parent wall - skills are needed to be a parent
The Childs wall - children need to grow and develop
 
   
BIRTH    
   
THE BRAIN  

Flipping Your Lid - Unsustainable Parenting

Coping Post It's

Coping Strategies

Head Heart & Hands Tool

Do I Fight or Flight Worksheet

 
   
BUILDING SELF ESTEEM   
Hands Game
How does anxiety feel in our body?
Iceberg
Jenga with questions
Worry drawings
Head, Heart and Hands Tool.
Say it Your Own Way Pack
Story dice 
 
   
CHANGE OF SCHOOL    
Big empathy drawings
Hand’s game
How anxiety feels in our body
Jenga with questions
Transitions – helping hands
Transitions – now and then
Transitions – timetable
Head, Heart and Hands Tool.
Say it Your Own Way Pack
 
   
CHANGE OF SOCIAL WORKER    

How anxiety feels in our body
Parenting role Who's Job is it to?

Parenting role Who's Job is it to - Instructions
Ambassadors guide - What to Expect from My Worker
Head, Heart and Hands Tool..?

 
   
CHILD CRIMINAL EXPLOITATION  
Social Worker Toolbox  
   
CHILD SEXUAL EXPLIOTATION  

Social Worker Toolbox

NSPCC Pants Rules

 
   
COMING INTO FOSTER CARE  

Ambassadors Guide - What to expect from my worker

Parenting Role- Who's job is it to?

Who's job is it to Instructions

 
   
CONTACT  /FAMILY TIME  
Getting grounded
Identity
Jenga with Question
Window on the world
Worksheets - this is me, my family
 
CONTACT  /FAMILY TIME  STARTING  
Worksheets - This is me, my family  
CONTACT  /FAMILY TIME ENDING  
Worksheets - This is me, my family  
   
COUNTY LINES    
   
CULTURE   

Cultural-genogram-hardy-laszloffy-1995

Story boards

 
   
DEATH OF A PARENT OR LOVED ONE  

Stormy feelings
Stormy feelings 2
Feelings or emotions Jars

Feelings or emotions Jars instructions
Coping post-it’s
Hand’s game
Identifying tricky triggers
Jenga with questions
Box of unanswered questions
Making faces
Significant endings
Helping hand
Head, Heart and Hands Tool.
Story boards

 
   
DIFFERENT PLANS FOR SIBLINGS  
Say it your own way pack  
DIFFENT SIBLING STORIES  
Say it your own way pack  
   
DISABILITY    
   
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE    
Safety planning workbook in relation to parental substance misuse, mental health or domestic abuse.
Domestic abuse workbook which is built on by each social worker.
 
   
DRUGS  

The parents wall (skills needed to be a parent) 

Healthy and unhealthy coping strategies

AAD-001 Bag of drugs

AAD-002 A - z of drugs

AAD-003 booklet parents with drug misuse who have teens

AAD-005 teenage drug guide

 Drugs Social Worker Toolbox

 
   
ECOMAPS   
   
ENDINGS  
   
EXPLORING WHY I CAME INTO CARE   

The parents wall (skills needed to be a parent)

Parenting Roles - Who's Job is it to?

Parenting Roles - Who's Job is it to Instructions

Story Boards

A Young Persons Guide to Care Proceedings

 
   
FAMILY TREE  

Cultural Genograms

Family Tree/Genograms

Worksheets - This is me, my family

 
   
FATHER'S IDENTITY  
Parents are people too  
   
GAMES   
Dobble
Uno
Tic Tac Toe
Squiggles
Box game
snakes and ladders
pie face
Story dice
 
   
HOMELESSNESS    
   
IDENTITY    

Star of Strength

Identity - relationships

Statement cards e.g. I am...

CAI-001 Identity

 
   
KEEP SAFE  

My Body is Mine’ (Keep Safe)

NSPCC - Talk Pants

 
   
LIFE STORY WITH BABIES  

Completed for the child, including photos, hand prints and footprints

Story boards/book

Drawing the child

Things I Like

Don’t Like

School, likes and dislikes 

Mum

Dad

Where I’ve Lived 

Where I live now 

Identity

 
LIFE STORY WORK WITH TODDLERS & UNDER 3'S  

Story boards

Drawing the child

Things I Like

Don’t Like

School, likes and dislikes 

Mum

Dad

Where I’ve Lived 

Where I live now 

Identity

 
   
MENTAL HEALTH (MEN)  

Safety planning workbook in relation to parental substance misuse, mental health or domestic abuse.
Head, Heart and Hands Tool.
Story boards
All sorts of things we think about
Anger map
Bottled up feelings
Coping strategies
Emotions and how to identify them
Feelings jar with glitter
Feelings and emotions jar

Feelings and emotions jar Instructions

Feeling charts
Feelings in colour
Getting grounded
Hands game
Jenga and questions
Painting pebbles
Self esteem and sensory hands
Think feel do bear
Worry drawings

 
   
MISSING FROM CARE  

Ambassadors guide - What to Expect from My Worker
Say it Your Own Way Pack
Stormy feelings
Stormy feelings 2

Flipping your lid Sustainable parenting

 
   
MOTHER'S IDENTITY  

Parent's are people too

All about me - Mum

 
   
MOVING FOSTER PLACEMENT  

Ambassadors guide - What to expect from my worker

Head, Heart and Hands Tool.

 
   
MY JOURNEY    

My Journey - How to Guide

My Journey A4 Poster

My Journey

My Journey Space

My Journey Jelly Beans

My Journey Harry Potter

My Journey Minions

My Journey Paw Patrol

My Journey My Little Pony

Resource Toolbox

My Journey - How to Guide (Secondary)

 
   
NEGLECT (NEG)  

Flash cards around the Neglect Toolkit. 

 
   
ONLINE SAFETY & OR GROOMING  
   
PARENT IN PRISON  

Say it you own way pack

Big empathy drawings

 

 

   
PARENTS RELATIONSHIPS  
Say it you own way pack  
   
PHYSICAL ABUSE  
Say it you own way pack  
   
PLACEMENT BREAKDOWN  

Parenting role - Who's job is it to

Parenting role - Who's job is it to Instructions

 
   
PREGNANCY   
   
RESPITE/SHORT BREAKS  
Say it Your Own Way Pack 
Story boards
 
   
SELF HARMING  
   
SEXUAL ABUSE  

My body is mine (Keep Safe)

NSPCC Pants Rule

NSPCC - Keeping Children Safe

 
   
SEXUAL HEALTH  

Underwear rules  resources - Lesson Plan

My body is mine (Keep Safe)

 
   
SIBLINGS  
   

SIBLINGS - Understand why they don't live with their siblings

 
Story Boards  
SOCIAL WORKERS TOOLBOX  

Free social work tools and resources for direct work with children

Social Workers Toolbox

 
   
SUBSTANCE MISUSE  
The parents wall (skills needed to be a parent)
Healthy and unhealthy coping strategies
Bag of drugs
Safety planning workbook in relation to parental substance misuse, mental health or domestic abuse.
 
   
TYPES OF ABUSE  

Types of child abuse & how to prevent them - NSPCC

Flash cards around the Neglect Toolkit.

 
   
TRANSGENDER  
   
TRANSITIONS   

Stormy feelings
Stormy feelings 2
Feelings or emotions Jars

Feelings or emotions Jars instructions
Coping post-it’s

Painting Pebbles

Self esteem and sensory hands

Significant endings

Helping hand

Head Heart and Hand Tool
Hand’s game

Jenga with questions
Helping hand

Now & Then

Timetable

Worry Drawings

 
   
TRIGGERS  
Zone of Regulation   
   
UNDERSTANDING COURT AND OR THE JUDGE  

Cafcass - Resources for Professionals

Parenting role - Who's job is it to

Parenting role - Who's job is it to - Instructions

Flash cards around the Neglect Toolkit.

 
   
WHAT CHILDREN NEED  

Parenting role - Who's job is it to

Parenting role - Who's job is it to - Instructions

 
   
WHAT IS ABUSE  
   
WORRIES  

Worry Drawings

Head, Heart and Hands Tool.

 
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4.4-001 FDAC Timeline October 2020
   
   
   
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Policy on whether Cafcass or a local authority should prepare a Section 7 report  
4.8-001 2022 11 11 Cafcass ADCS S7 letter and policy November 2022
4.8-002 Cafcass_ADCS_S7_policy_FINAL November 2022
   

 

Title: When Inserted:
19.05.20 Practice Fundamentals letter  September 21
18.08.20 Personal Safety letter   September 21
04.09.20 All staff comms about Resource Panel   September 21
19.10.20 Proposals for Intensive Recovery Intervention Service (IRIS) final version  September 21
21.10.20 Reunification Practice Guidance letter  September 21
29.10.20 SW Social Work Health Check 2020  September 21
02.11.20 2nd lockdown guidance letter    September 21
03.11.20 ASYE Support During Lock Down 2 letter   September 21
05.11.20 Joint Child Protection Review letter   September 21
09.11.20 GH 2020 SW Health Check Survey letter   September 21
13.11.20 GH letter - My Social Worker - One Page Profile   September 21
16.11.20 GH SSW Progression letter   September 21
23.11.20 GH all comms Reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19   September 21
02.12.20 GH letter re DCYPS   September 21
09.12.20 Dedicated Child Exploitation FINAL  September 21
11.12.20 Child in Need Planning and Review Process and Flow Chart  final  September 21
11.12.20 Improvements to the Pathway Planning Process   September 21
29.01.21 New Admission to Care Panel letter   September 21
03.02.21 CSC Staff Vaccinations staff Comms   September 21
08.02.21 Communication with Partners letter final  September 21
14.04.21 Social Work Health Check letter from Gail Hancock and Rob Tyrrell  September 21
20.04.21 All staff comms - CSC Call Handling Briefing April 2021  September 21
20.04.21 All staff comms - Visiting and Direct work with children and young people FINAL  September 21
11.05.21 Monthly quality assurance auditing standards GH  September 21
25.05.21 Strategy Development Professional Survey  September 21
28.05.21 All staff comms - Unregulated Placement Provision  September 21
28.05.21 Children's social care leadership  September 21
02.06.21 All staff comms - Interim Transfer Policy  September 21
03.06.21 All staff comms - Public Law Outline Recording Standards final  September 21
14.06.21 All staff comms - Children's Social Care Staff Changes final  September 21
15.06.21 Social Graces, Language that Cares and Life Story Project  September 21
10.06.21 All staff comms - Launch of System Practice formal and accredited training  September 21
25.06.21 Acting Head of Service - MASH, EDT, Missing and Exploitation  September 21
25.06.21 Employee Assistance Programme   September 21
28.06.21 Message of appreciation and thanks   September 21
05.07.21 Transformation remodelling children's social care and early help services  September 21
06.07.21 Placement Stability and Disruption  September 21
09.09.21 Team Around Locality Cluster (TALC) and Intervention Circles    September 21
16.09.21 All staff comms Liquid Logic Restriction Policy September 21
20.09.21 Staff safety and wellbeing September 21
04.11.21 Personal Education Planning - New electronic performance report November 21
19.11.21 Public Law Outline Update - Legal Planning, Advice and Guidance November 21
14.12.21 Refreshed DRP responding to good practice concerns 03 12 21 Final December 2021
15.09.22 Revised Change Request Process for Liquid Logic September 2022
19.10.22 Summary of Changes to CIN Plans and Assessments  October 2022
05.11.22 Practice Direction. Meaning and use of the terms disclosure and allegation v2 November 2022
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14-001 PwP's Schedule 3 report TEMPLATE March 2021
14-002 Entry to Care Pack Guide March 2021
14-003 Entry to Care Checklist March 2021
14-004 Entry to Care Visit Pack March 2021
14-005 Temporary Carer Withdrawing January 2021
14-015 Flow Chart 1 Allegation of Abuse November 2020
14-016 Flowchart 2 SOC November 2020
14-017 Allegations & Serious Concerns about Foster Carers November 2022
14-018 Flowchart for Annual Reviews October 2020
14-019 Fostering Resource Transision Process October 2020
14-020 Band Progression Flowchart October 2020
14-021 Gloucestershire’s response to Young People at High Risk of harm October 2020
14-022 Risk Management Form October 2020
14-023 Practice Reminder October 2020
14-024 Strategic approach for managing Older Children at Risk v4 October 2020
14-026 End of Placement Form February 2021
14-027 EP - Request for Placement Form ADOPTION WEST June 2021
14-028 25A BAAF FFA Temporary Approval Report (England) June 2021
14-029 Practice Quality Standard - Matching V2 27/01/21 June 2021
Corporate Parents Guide to Planning and Managing Contact October 2020
Children and Young People with Exceptional and Residential Needs Panel (CYPERNP) October 2020
Delegation of Authority Form October 2020
Guidance for social workers, managers and IROs regarding:
(a) holding annual review meetings for children placed in agreed long term foster placements
(b) reducing the frequency of statutory visits for children placed in agreed long term foster placements
October 2020
EY – Post 16 PEP Process Flowchart October 2020
Missing From Home or Care Flowchart October 2020
Missing Information to give to Young Person October 2020
Out of Area Placements for Children in Care - Management Guidance Note October 2020
Placement Notification Letter (PNL) Guidance October 2020
Placement Notification Letter (PNL) - Template October 2020
Management guidance note for child/young person in unregulated provision October 2020
Title: When Inserted:

Medical Administration Policy

July 2022

For specific policy, procedures, guidance and flowcharts relating to Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Children in Care, specifically in relation to Initial and Review Health Assessments please follow this link

January 2021
15-001 Smoking Policy for Fostering & Adoption Services October 2020
Children in Care - Initial Health Assessment Process October 2020
Children In Care Initial Health Assessment Service October 2020
Information request from Social Worker to inform Statutory Health Assessment October 2020
Discharge from Hospital of Children in Care Protocol 2020 October 2020