Issue details

Implementation of Signs of Safety as the social care practice model in Herefordshire children and families services.

To approve the adopting of the Signs of Safety social work model of practice. This will include adoption of Signs of Safety documentation within MOSAIC, and use the Strengthening Families approach in Child Protection Conferencing.

Signs of safety is an effective model for delivering services to children and families. It is the predominant framework in use across the West Midlands and is widely used nationally. It provides a solution focused, strengths based approach to working with children, young people and families within a clear framework that can deliver better outcomes for children and young people.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Abandoned

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/02/2019

Decision due: 11 March 2019 by Cabinet member children and families

Lead member: Cabinet member children and families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Sandra Griffiths, Commissioning officer Email: sgriffiths3@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383141, Richard Watson, Childrens joint commissioning manager Email: rwatson@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383047.

Documents

  • Implementation of Signs of Safety as the social care practice model in Herefordshire children and families services.