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Family Support Workers

 

We employ a dedicated team of Family Support Workers. They are here to support parents and carers whilst their child is at Oakfield Short Stay School. Prior to a child starting at our school, parents and carers will have had at least one induction meeting.  They will be given the name of their link Family Support Worker who will work closely with the family and will explain how the school will support your child.

 

Please read their information leaflet below

 

 

  • The lead Oakfield family support worker attends Behaviour Forums, school meetings and multi-agency meetings
  • Flexible support will be offered to parents/carers liaising with other agencies across the local authority.
  • Telephone support is available to parents/carers.
  • Family support workers can make home visit(s) by arrangement.
  • Family support workers are able to arrange parent group events within the mainstream school, focussing on topics, behaviour management, self-esteem, reducing unwanted behaviours and focussing on positive outcomes.
  • Family support workers are able to support parents/carers to attend medical appointment (paediatrician/CAMHS)

 

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