North West regional workshop: Exploring the building blocks of joint workin...

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North West regional workshop: Exploring the building blocks of joint working to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND

The Council for Disabled Children invites strategic managers working across education, health and social care and parent carer representatives to attend this full-day workshop on how joint working can support improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear an overview of joint working, drawing on learning from the 18/19 contract and other areas of work
  • Participate in a deep dive on a particular theme related to joint working and outcomes, drawing on:
    • The national context
    • Feedback from inspections
    • Specific examples of good practice
  • Develop a regional action plan related to the deep dive theme by:
    • Sharing on-going work from across the region
    • Working with colleagues in local area or sub-regional groups
  • Consider establishing a community of practice for future work

Who should attend?

  • LA SEN leads, Disabled Children’s Service Managers, Social Care leads, Post-16 and Transition leads and Public Health leads
  • CCG commissioners with responsibility for SEND agenda
  • Designated Medical and Clinical Officers
  • Parent carer representatives (to be coordinated by NNPCF regional rep)

*In order to get the most out of this session we recommend that attendees come along with at least one colleague from another agency and/or service area within your local area.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will:

  • Gain confidence in their ability to enable and support joint working and outcomes at local area level.
  • Learn from examples of best practice and promising approaches to supporting positive outcomes through joint working.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of backgrounds to discuss learning on joint working and outcomes.

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