North West regional workshop: Aligning Different Programmes

North West regional workshop: Aligning Different Programmes05Dec


Thursday, December 5, 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 can support improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear an overview of joint working, drawing on learning from the 18/19 contract and other areas of work
  • Participate in a deep dive on Aligning Different Programmes, drawing on:
    • The national context
    • Feedback from inspections
    • Specific examples of good practice
  • Develop a regional action plan related to Aligning Different Programmes 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 enable and support joint working through alignment at local area level.
  • Learn from examples of best practice and promising approaches to supporting the alignment of different programmes.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of backgrounds to discuss learning on alignment.

If you have any questions please contact: