Step 1 – Outreach Support
Synolos has a team of specialist support staff trained to provide 1:1 support for young people who may have become disengaged with other support services. Connect 4 is able to provide bespoke 1:1 outreach support to support the young person in a range of ways
-Signposting to other supportive organisations
-Inhouse learning disability & autism mental health practitioner to provide continual support training to outreach staff
-Ability to create and implement Positive Support Plans and Zones of Regulation individualised plans
-Develop individualised plans to meet the aspirations of the young person, and use a range of tools and resources to help achieve these goals. Tools and resources might include visual timetables, access and support to self-development tools.
Outreach support workers will learn and understand the history of the young person and identify current challenges and alternative means of support by working alongside the young person, their families and other supporting professionals.
Step 1 is the ideal starting point for young people who have disengaged from the outside world and finding it personally challenging to communicate with external support professionals or agencies.