London regional workshop: Using data and managing information to build tools for joint working and commissioning

London regional workshop: Using data and managing information to build tools for joint working and commissioning26Nov


Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30

The Council for Disabled Children invites strategic managers working across education, health and social care and parent carer representatives to attend this full-day workshop on how joint working and commissioning can be better supported with the use of data and information management.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:
  • Discover the SEN data dashboard and on how to use it
  • Hear examples of local Joint Strategic Needs Assessments identifying present and future needs of the local population
  • Hear an overview of joint working, drawing on learning from the 18/19 contract and other areas of work
  • Develop a regional action plan related to the collection and use of data by:
    • Sharing on-going work from across the region
    • Working with colleagues in local area or sub-regional groups
  • Consider establishing a community of practice for future work
Who should attend?
  • LA SEN leads, Disabled Children’s Service Managers, Social Care leads, Post-16 and Transition leads and Public Health leads
  • CCG commissioners with responsibility for SEND agenda
  • Designated Medical and Clinical Officers
  • Parent carer representatives (to be coordinated by NNPCF regional rep)

*In order to get the most out of this session we recommend that attendees come along with at least one colleague from another agency and/or service area within your local area.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will:

  • Gain confidence in their ability to use SEN data to support joint working
  • Learn from examples of best practice and promising approaches to supporting positive outcomes through the use of data and information management
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of backgrounds to discuss learning on Joint Strategic Needs Assessments processes

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