List of news
Burnley primary care networks launch Children’s Resilience Project with Burnley Youth Theatre
Two local primary care networks (PCNs) have spearheaded a new project to help primary school children learn coping skills and deal with stress.
"ASK" workshops in Cumbria: Assessing for Suicide in Kids
Every Life Matters will be hosting two one-day “ASK” workshops during March to address suicide risk in children aged 5-14 giving participants appropriate strategies and support tools.
Get involved in the #iAmCampaign
#iAmCampaign is running until 9 February 2020 and you can get involved! The campaign aims to raise awareness, encourage positive behaviour change and give the young people of Blackpool confidence that their voice is heard.
AMBIT Trainers Launch Day
On 5 December 2019 MBCCG hosted the launch of the Lancashire and South Cumbria AMBIT trainers. These trainers, who are employed across various sectors including Health, Local Authority and VCFS in a variety of roles including adoption support and CYP residential care have completed five days of 'Train the Trainer' AMBIT training. 55 professionals completed the 'Train the Trainer' AMBIT course during 2019, over four cohorts across the Lancashire and South Cumbria area.
We need your help!
We have reached that time of year when we are considering our priorities for the next financial year (2020/21) and refreshing our Transformation Plan for Lancashire and South Cumbria accordingly. As we have in previous years, we’re seeking input from all our stakeholders including professionals, children, young people and their parents/carers/families, to ensure we continue to direct our plans in line with the feedback from those that currently receive or will use our services in the future.
Transformation Plan refresh
After the latest update, we entered the election period, known as ‘Purdah’, which has prevented us from being able to advance with the engagement on our Transformation Plan refresh that was planned for November 2019.
Carlisle Eden Mind offer FREE self-harm and suicide alertness training
Carlisle Eden Mind are offering free training for professionals working with children and young people, funded by Cumbria County Council. The training workshops will include case studies, videos and group sessions and will take place all over Cumbria.
New Lancashire and South Cumbria Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic and Assessment Pathway
The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Inspection in Lancashire took place in November 2017. One of the significant areas of concern raised was that ‘ASD diagnostic pathways across Lancashire are of very poor quality’.
Lancashire Emotional Health in School Services (LEHSS) Update
Dr. Richard Slinger, Consultant Clinical Psychologist for LEHSS, has given us an update into what their work entails:
Get involved in the Prince’s Trust Programme
The Prince’s Trust is starting a new programme in February 2020 and they are looking for Not in Education Employment or Training (NEET)16-25 year olds to take part. The Team Programme is a full-time personal development course that is run in Lancaster and Morecambe by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. Read what Laura Canning, a young person who is about to successfully complete the 12-week Prince’s Trust Team Programme, has to say about her experience: