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Assisting Vulnerable Communities in JAMAICA. ICASS PRESENTATION BY KARLEEN JACKSON. Date: 22 nd June 2013. What do we offer ? . International Care Assessment and Support Services respond to the needs of Children in Care and their Carers resident within the Caribbean. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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International Care Assessment and Support Services Lighthouse

Assisting Vulnerable Communities in JAMAICAICASS PRESENTATIONBYKARLEEN JACKSON

Date: 22nd June 2013International Care Assessment and Support Services respond to the needs of Children in Care and their Carers resident within the Caribbean. The organisation provides a wide range of services commissioned by the placing Local authority to effectively meet their needs.

What do we offer ?

Referrals received from 4 local authorities for supervisory visits, assessments and investigational work.Training provided to workers within the Jamaican social care systemDeveloped working partnerships with the CDA and other voluntary organizationsDeveloped practice placements for SW studentsEstablished links across the CaribbeanWhat has icas achieved in the last year?24/06/2012Created by: Janice M. Harvey-Semedo & Daniel Max-Orumbie4

The pros outweigh the cons.Two students were chosen on this occasion but there are opportunities for more,,could one be you?(ICASS)

http://www.icas-services.org/5301.html

Community Dialogue524/06/2012Created by: Janice M. Harvey-Semedo & Daniel Max-Orumbie6ICASS MentoringI was given the opportunity to undertake statutory work on behalf of a UK local authority under the guidance of my practice assessor. This included:Contributing to the completion of the Personal Education PlanContributing to the statutory reviewConducting statutory visitsLife story workMentoringGetting InvolvedHelped to organise St Anns first children march to highlight the issue of child abuse. A successful march through the streets requiring a multi agency approach involving local schools, national youth service, policing and traffic control, media and much more I enjoyed the creative license given to me and so used my skills in workshop design and facilitation utlising drama, music and game exercises to engage the girls on a few themes of self at this residential unit. 24/06/2012Created by: Janice M. Harvey-Semedo & Daniel Max-Orumbie7

Children;s marchWorkshopHelped to organise St Anns first children march to highlight the issue of child abuse. A successful march through the streets requiring a multi agency approach involving local schools, national youth service, policing and traffic control, media and much more

I enjoyed the creative license given to me and so used my skills in workshop design and facilitation utlising drama, music and game exercises to engage the girls on a few themes of self at this residential unit.

7Some of work carried out with SDC. Here a multi agency approach resulted in this family having a house built for them by one agency, furnished by another agency,, it took one day to build. The whole community came out. BEFORE

AFTER

24/06/2012Created by: Janice M. Harvey-Semedo & Daniel Max-Orumbie8