Assessing Children's Needs and Circumstances: The Impact of by Steve Walker, Hedy Cleaver, Al Aynsley-Green

By Steve Walker, Hedy Cleaver, Al Aynsley-Green

Drawing on in-depth interviews with social employees and their managers, and households and youngsters themselves, the authors of this significant ebook exhibit how the foundations embodied within the evaluate Framework were utilized to social paintings perform. Revisiting the rules defined within the legislative context and the evaluate Framework, they express how the focal point on evaluation has affected the paintings with teenagers, and the reviews of youngsters and households themselves. The authors determine various concerns that impact the implementation of the review Framework, together with the major components the place aid and coaching are wanted. They evaluation social employees' and different execs' appraisal of ways the review Framework impacts person perform and inter-agency collaboration, in addition to exploring how happy kids and their mom and dad are with the checks they're excited about. eventually, they learn the associated fee to social companies of project a middle evaluate. Emphasising the significance of a joined-up baby care provider, the authors' findings were taken under consideration within the improvement of the built-in kid's process. This publication could be learn by way of all these pros who're operating to advertise the welfare and healthiness of youngsters.

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Practitioners’ access to computers The ability to use the assessment records in an electronic format, such as that provided to councils at the point of implementation by the research team, offered a number of advantages for practitioners implementing the Assessment Framework. These included: · the reduction in repetitive recording because information, such as names and addresses, common to more than one record, only had to be entered once, as they would be automatically transferred to other relevant records 40 / ASSESSING CHILDREN’S NEEDS AND CIRCUMSTANCES · better presented and easier-to-read records · greater ease-to-update records · the ability to print out copies of the record, negating the need for photocopying.

These included innovative methods such as: · practice mentors who worked alongside practitioners · action learning sets · regular practice workshops. Where these arrangements were in place councils reported lower resistance and improvements in the quality of assessment practice. Technical capacity As discussed earlier, the research team provided each council with an electronic version of the assessment records. Several of the councils did not have the Information Technology (IT) or technical capacity to use this.

The system consists of a research-based theoretical framework to assess the needs of looked-after children and a series of supporting records. , 1998; Ward 1995, 1998) identified a number of factors which assisted successful implementation. In particular: IMPLEMENTATION / 43 · support with implementation · leadership · ownership · cross-boundary working · training · technical capacity. These factors have been used to review the actions taken by councils during the implementation of the Assessment Framework.

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