March 2019

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NEW: Families First Practice Forums

Families First Partnerships, Practice & Development Team successfully launched the first of the new Families First Practice Forums in February 2019. The Forums were well attended by a range of families first colleagues who have given the following positive feedback……

Family Support Lead with a Local School Partnership in Broxbourne said…..

“Really useful information and reminders for using the system. Thank you!”

SENCO from Hertsmere School

“A useful open discussion with other practitioners to share knowledge”

Carers in Herts, countywide felt it was ….

“Easy to ask questions and good to speak to other practitioners”

DSL/Deputy Lead Tudor School ……

“Key points of session were clear and easy to share within the group “

Attendees at Stevenage and North Herts Forum said….

“It was useful to watch the demos and navigate through the system including the Families First Portal”

“A useful re-cap of EHM”

“Q&A session was beneficial”

The presentation of the first Families First Forum has now been uploaded to the Families First Portal and can be found here

Families First Practice Forums

Further themed learning has been suggested by those who attended and we will be planning future Forums around these suggestions.

The next Families First Forums take place week commencing 18th March 2019, and will focus on Undertaking a Families First Assessment.

For further information on local Practice Forums, including meeting dates, themes for upcoming meetings and to book your attendance or individual case sessions, please  visit



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