Listed below are tools and guides services in North Yorkshire can use to help support the work they are carrying out with children and families.
To access a tool, click on the drop down menu.
This tool is to be used when when considering how likely and with what severity an adult’s mental ill health will impact on a child. It involves the practitioner thinking about the nature of risk and also the protective factors for the child so it includes the practitioner’s professional judgement.
To download a copy of the tool, click on the image below:
It isn’t just parents who get frustrated at a baby’s cry. Think very carefully about who
you ask to look after your baby. Share the ICON message with anyone who may look after your baby. Check that caregivers understand about how to cope with crying before deciding who to leave their baby with and share information on ICON with them.
To download a copy of the ICON Leaflet, click on the image below:
NYSCP Home Environment Assessment Tool (HEAT) and practitioner guidance supports practitioners in identifying risks within the family home where actions can taken to address those risks to improve home conditions and safety for children.
To access the HEAT and practitioner guidance, download them below:
Children sharing experience of sexual abuse (CSA), sexual violence and sexual
harassment need to be responded to sensitively. Often it has taken the
victim/survivor a lot of courage to share what has happened to them, and they can be
concerned about how others will react.
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