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Framework for Assessments

Overview

Use of the assessment framework provides evidence to help, guide and inform judgements about children’s welfare and safety from the first point of contact, through the processes of assessment, planning and review.

Audience

This 'Framework for the Assessment for Children and their Families' course is intended for staff who fall into the following staff groups: Group 3: Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. This includes: youth workers, probation staff, sports club welfare officers, those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, alcohol and drug misuse services, those working in community play schemes Group 4: Members of the workforce who make onward safeguarding referrals to the police and Children’s Social Care This includes: managers, professional advisors; practice supervisors, named / designated senior professionals. Group 5: Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need

About this course

All people who work with children, young people and their families should be aware of the Assessment Framework and understand what it might mean for them. The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

Objectives

This course will enable you to: 

  • Know the important principles that underpin the framework for the Assessment for Children and their Families
  • Know who should use the Framework and why
  • Know what is required to assess children’s needs
  • Learn about the ‘Domains’ and ‘Dimensions’ of the Framework

     

    Content

    Here are a few of the topics covered in this course:

    Legal context | Who should use the assessment framework? | What is the purpose of the assessment framework | Evidence | Child-centred | Framework triangle | Child development | Disability | Assessing developmental needs | Parenting capacity | Caregivers and the dimensions of parenting capacity | Family and environmental factors | Relationships between parents / caregivers | Multiple caregivers

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Framework for Assessments Certificate

Framework for Assessments Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Framework for Assessments

Overview

Use of the assessment framework provides evidence to help, guide and inform judgements about children’s welfare and safety from the first point of contact, through the processes of assessment, planning and review.

Audience

This 'Framework for the Assessment for Children and their Families' course is intended for staff who fall into the following staff groups: Group 3: Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. This includes: youth workers, probation staff, sports club welfare officers, those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, alcohol and drug misuse services, those working in community play schemes Group 4: Members of the workforce who make onward safeguarding referrals to the police and Children’s Social Care This includes: managers, professional advisors; practice supervisors, named / designated senior professionals. Group 5: Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need

About this course

All people who work with children, young people and their families should be aware of the Assessment Framework and understand what it might mean for them. The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

Objectives

This course will enable you to: 

  • Know the important principles that underpin the framework for the Assessment for Children and their Families
  • Know who should use the Framework and why
  • Know what is required to assess children’s needs
  • Learn about the ‘Domains’ and ‘Dimensions’ of the Framework

     

    Content

    Here are a few of the topics covered in this course:

    Legal context | Who should use the assessment framework? | What is the purpose of the assessment framework | Evidence | Child-centred | Framework triangle | Child development | Disability | Assessing developmental needs | Parenting capacity | Caregivers and the dimensions of parenting capacity | Family and environmental factors | Relationships between parents / caregivers | Multiple caregivers

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Framework for Assessments Certificate

Framework for Assessments Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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