Walsall's Early Help Guide For Lead Professionals
This page contains the information that professionals in Walsall need to help ensure the safety of children in the borough. You can view and download the documents and guidance by clicking on the relevant titles.
A tool to support you to understand and identify the help and support a child, young person and/or their family needs.
Guidance to professionals about the thresholds for referrals, common language and the roles and responsibilities of individual professionals, agencies and support available.
Guide for Lead professionals January 2017 - currently being reviewed
This guide aims to give Lead Professionals and Social Workers information to support children, young people and their families to access the full range of services available as part of a Child Protection/Child in Need or Early Help Assessment plan or step down.
This is an overview of the Early Help Assessment process
This leaflet gives an overview of how Walsall's Early Help can help their families.
This document should be used to review the progress of children who are currently being helped by Walsall's Early Help process.
A professional will use this form when a family has been stepped down and no longer needs involvement from Walsall Early Help.
This tool helps ensure that all Early Help Assesments are quality assured to the same standard.
A reource pack providing information, guidance and the screening tool, to help professionals quickly and consistently assess a child's risk of child sexual exploitation. You can download it from the links on the left of the page after the jump.
The team offers a social work assessment and care planning service for children and young people aged 0-18 years with 'permanent and substantial' (Equality Act 2010). Below are details of the eligibility criteria for accessing the team and details of the assessment of need matrix that they use.