Early Help training

Training offer 2015-2017

Please check back for 2018 dates.

Alongside the well established, one-day training, Early Help: principles, tools and assessment new training courses have also been developed. These include:

  • a briefing on the basic principles that underpin ALL assessments, at whatever level
  • training for non-specialist staff on how to contribute effectively to assessments being completed by another worker
  • a workshop on engaging with the hardest to reach families
  • a briefing for workers and managers on safe and legal information sharing
  • a workshop for pastoral staff and other specialists, on leading early help processes such as “Teams Around the Family”
  • training for managers and supervisors to ensure practitioners get the support they need.

To book a place complete the form below or email wdu@york.gov.uk

Booking Form

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Available courses

Please tick which courses you are wanting to book onto. Details of the courses are available in the downloads section on the right hand side.

Understanding Assessment (45 minute briefing)

Contributing Effectively to Assessments (2 hour session)

Engaging Families in Challenging Work (2 hour workshop)

Information-sharing to Support Early Help (2-hour briefing)

Using the FEHA Assessment Tool (half day workshop)

Early Help: Principles, Tools and Assessment (Full day training)

Co-ordinating Early Help Processes – FEHA and Teams around the Child/Family (half day workshop)

Managing and Supervising Early Help for Vulnerable Children (90 minute course)

The Whole Family - Listening to Everyone (3 hour session)

Early Help Refresher (3 hour session)


York Family Information Service

01904 554444