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.
Childrens services resources and services
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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.
Learn about one mother’s experience of seeking mental health support for herself and her family. This video sets out in practice how different services worked together with the family to provide the support that was needed.
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
SCIE has produced Parental Mental Health interim and final evaluation reports and this At a glance briefing summarises what the implementation sites did, and the lessons learned.
Part of e-Learning courses
This e-learning module aims to help front-line and strategic managers to implement the 'Think Child, think parent, think family' approach. Sections one and two provide front line managers with a range of audit tools to help them gauge the readiness of their staff to implement the ‘Think Family’ guidance. Section three, strategic management, identifies the key drivers needed by strategic managers to target action at a local level , identify the barriers to change and potential solutions.
This video for social workers and students follows the complex and challenging yet rewarding work of a children’s services social worker. It looks at the complexity of cases that children’s social workers deal with on daily basis from family support to child protection cases.
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SCIE response to the HMT/DfES Joint policy review of children and young people.
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