Early Help Assessment Tool Training

Date & Time:

Monday 21 January 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) or above (including strategic leads) as set out in the Competence Still Matters training framework published by the London Safeguarding Children Board. Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and above for health professionals. 

Anyone in a Multi-Agency setting completing an Early Help Assessment (EHAT). 

Follow on training for attendees who has completed ‘Early Help Briefing’ who would like to further develop their skills and knowledge learnt in the briefing. 

Course Overview

For participants to increase their knowledge of Early Help and intervention in the form of the EHAT and TAF approach. To be able improve skills increase confidence and to complete an effective Early Help Assessment (EHAT) including when it is and is not appropriate. 

To increase skills and to understand when appropriate take on the role of lead professional and the significance of team around the family meetings. 

To introduce the practical skills involved in completing an EHAT, becoming the lead professional and holding a TAF meeting e.g preparation and planning, difficult conversations and language used. 

Learning Outcomes

By attending this course, participants will have: 

1. Increased awareness of the EHAT to gather a holistic assessment of family need and be able to identify when an assessment should be initiated.. Consider the principles underpinning effective engagement and assessment. 

2. Improved skills and clarity on how to complete an EHAT correctly and the purpose of the information gathered and when it should be shared. 

3. Increased awareness of the skills and practical knowledge to assist with completing an EHAT with a family within their own agency. 

4. Awareness of the Team Around the Family (TAF) approach. Increase confidence and learn the skills and practical knowledge to undertake the role of the lead professional and planning and holding a TAF meeting 

5. An increased understanding of how the EHAT and TAF approach can support families and professionals. 


Sector LimitAvailable
AdopterNo Limit
Education - CognusNo Limit
Education - Early YearsNo Limit
Education - OtherNo Limit
Education - Schools/CollegesNo Limit
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and PermanenceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Blue LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Children with DisabilitiesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - CourtNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Early HelpNo Limit
LBS People Children's - FosteringNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Green LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care TeamNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Looked After ChildrenNo Limit
LBS People Children's - MASHNo Limit
LBS People Children's - OtherNo Limit
LBS People Children's - PlacementsNo Limit
LBS People Children's - QANo Limit
LBS People Children's - RASNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Red LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending TeamNo Limit
NHS - Community ServicesNo Limit
NHS - HospitalNo Limit
NHS - OtherNo Limit
OtherNo Limit
PoliceNo Limit
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - OtherNo Limit
Private - Residential Home0
Sutton Housing PartnershipNo Limit
Voluntary/CommunityNo Limit


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Charlotte Perry, London Borough of Sutton

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)