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Parental substance misuse - newsletters and information for practitioners

If you are working with any parents who are experiencing drug or alcohol misuse then please consider making a referral to Fiona Dagger, Parental Substance Misuse Worker based in Wandsworth Town Hall. E: fdagger@wandsworth.gov.uk  T: 020 8871 7885 Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Participation Project

Wandsworth Children’s Services is committed to listening to, and hearing the voices of the borough’s children. We have been on an improvement journey over recent years and are determined to keep improving our services, both those we provide, and those we commission. But we can’t…

Personal Budgets

Personal budgets are available for support which is individual to the child or young person. They allow parents and young people more choice and control over the support they receive. Personal budgets (some of which can be taken as a direct payment) are available to…

Postnatal Depression

The ‘baby blues’ The ‘baby blues’ describes feelings of tearfulness, anxiety and irritability that many women experience 3 or 4 days after giving birth. These feelings are common and usually only last for a few days. Postnatal depression Around 1 in 10 mothers develop postnatal…

Practice Guidance – Information Sharing

This practice guidance is designed to support frontline staff working in universal and targeted and preventative services that are working as part of a Team Around the Child (TAC) and as such have a responsibility to use their professional judgement to decide what information it is…

Private Fostering - Identification table

The law states that the local authority must be informed about all private fostering situations. The parents, carer and ay professional who knows about the arrangement are legally required to inform the authority’s children’s service giving details about the arrangement.  Definition of a close relative…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Ready for school – In other languages

Starting at nursery or school is a big step. These leaflets, available to download below, are designed give you some tips on what you could do to help your child. Leaflets are available in Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Polish, Somali, Tamil and Urdu. Can’t find what…