Preparation for Adulthood Tool - Social Work Practice from Children’s to Adults 22/23
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This course is targeted to social workers, specialist support workers, family support workers, personal advisers, occupational therapists, assessment officers and team managers in children and adults social care.
The aim of this session is:
To ensure that professionals have the knowledge, skills and confidence to create a Preparation for Adulthood (PFA) Plan that is SMART, and provide the support that is needed for a smooth transition to a fulfilling adulthood.
Participants will have an opportunity to reflect on effective approaches to support young people, carers and other professional, including ensuring that all practical measures are undertaken in a timely way.
By the end of this course participants should have:
● Increased knowledge of the LB Sutton PFA Plan and be able to create a SMART Plan
● Increased knowledge of what is required to ensure a smooth transition to adult support services from the ages of 14-18
● Increased knowledge of where to access direct work tools for creating the PFA plan with young people and feel confident to use them
● Increased confidence in ensuring that all actions required to ensure appropriate support is in place for a young person to achieve their aspirations have been completed in a timely way.