This film for parents, carers and disabled young people looks at how short breaks can be transformed through focusing on an all-encompassing service to disabled children, their families and carers. It highlights the importance of enabling children and young people to make decisions about their short breaks.
Children resources and services
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This film for commissioners of services for disabled children and young people focuses on an innovative approach to widening access to leisure services and equipment. The film examines how universal services can be effectively upgraded to improve outcomes for disabled children and young people.
This film for staff in mental health and children’s services from all sectors brings together professionals from health, social care and education. Each professional has experience of dealing with parental mental health issues in the voluntary sector, in education, in community mental health and in family centres.
The film for mental health staff and children’s services describes the experience of a young woman who looks after her mum and how agencies work together to improve services for parents with mental health problems and their children.
This film for children’s health and social care commissioners and staff shows how in 2008, Bradford City Council became a pathfinder council for the Aiming Higher for Disabled Children programme. It shows how meaningful participation of children and young people can improve service design and delivery.
This film for social workers, probation officers and family support workers shows how children are affected when a parent or adult family member is arrested – especially when it happens at home. Families talk from their own experience about the traumatic and sometimes lasting effect on children.
This film for probation officers, children’s trusts, prison staff and teachers shows how realistic information and keeping in contact with a parent in custody can reduce anxiety. It considers the support that helps a child manage their distress, especially when imprisonment of a parent can mean stigma and hardship.
This video for family support and children’s services, prison and probation services and families of prisoners considers the particular difficulties families can face following release. These are often overlooked and unexpected. However, this may be when the family needs most support.
SCIE guide on about working with parents who have mental health problems and their children
Part of e-Learning courses
Within the context of families who have a parent with mental health problems, this e-learning module explores how to identify the outcomes parents and children want for themselves and how these can be made central to planned supports and interventions. It shows how to use the 'think child, think parent, think family' approach and the Family Model to help to identify interventions that address the needs of the whole family and explores screening, active signposting and early intervention, and their importance as points of intervention during the care pathway. Individual sections cover: the outcomes families what; screening and active signposting; and early intervention and social inclusion.
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