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West Berkshire’s Emotional Health Academy – providing early help support to children and young people before problems escalate

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Barry Stormont, Manager at the Emotional Health Academy in West Berkshire, talks about how the academy provides early support to help prevent the need for accessing specialist mental health support and ease the pressure on both Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and acute services.

Earned Autonomy one year on – creating a more sustainable Early Help system

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Alison Smith is practice and area lead for Earned Autonomy (EA) areas for the Troubled Families Team at MHCLG. Following a round of monitoring assurance visits to EA areas earlier this year she talks about common themes and how areas are working to ensure their Early Help system is more sustainable into the future.

Evaluating the Local Family Offer, and new £2.7 million Reducing Parental Conflict Challenge Fund

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Find out how we’re learning what works to reduce parental conflict. Patrick Myers, Senior Ambassador - Reducing Parental Conflict Team (DWP), talks about the Local Family Offer evaluation and DWP's new £2.7 million Reducing Parental Conflict Challenge Fund.

Improving the educational outcomes of vulnerable children

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Children in Need have much poorer educational outcomes than their peers on average, but can succeed and fulfil their potential with the right support. Ola Wojnowska, Policy Adviser in the Children in Need Review team, shares best practice from the government’s recent Children in Need Review

Supporting families under pressure with multidisciplinary teams

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Ewan King, Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence, explains how multidisciplinary teams are improving experiences and outcomes for individuals and families with care and support needs that cross traditional professional and organisational boundaries.

Healthy weight promotion for Troubled Families

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Nearly a third of children aged 10-11 years in England are either overweight or obese. To help tackle this Public Health England has developed a suite of practical resources to support health and care professionals to enable children, young people and families to make positive food choices to achieve a healthier weight.