Update from Young People Mental Health Services – January 2021
Welcome to your local schools partnership. We are here to help improve outcomes for children and young people and to help make it easier for you to support your children with their learning.
Our School Family Workers support families in whichever way they need. They have a wealth of knowledge regarding services available to support families and can offer one to one support on parenting issues. They support schools with the Common Assessment Framework, a tool which supports children and young people gain additional help in some areas of their lives. The School Family Workers will happily help with queries you may have.
What are School Family Workers?
The School Family Workers are employed by the Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield Schools Partnership to support families across Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield.
We can help support you with a range of concerns you may have.
No problem is too big or too small.
The help we provide is dependent on your needs and we are a completely confidential service.
Our School Family Workers have a wealth of knowledge regarding services available to support families. Some of the difficulties we can help you with are:
- Parenting strategies: e.g. managing challenging behaviour or sleep patterns
- Assisting parents of children with additional needs
- Changing schools (transition)
- Loss or bereavement
- Financial concerns
- Smoking, drugs and alcohol misuse
- Family breakdown
- Being in an abusive relationship
We have a wide range of knowledge about all issues that affect families, if you would like to discuss concerns with a School Family Worker please ask your school to make a referral to us or contact us directly on the numbers above.
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