Key Workers

Key Workers

CAMHS Key Workers liaise with external agencies including health, education, social care and the voluntary sector and act as a named key worker to children, young people and families accessing Alder Hey CAMH help-availables.

Some of their duties include:

  • Working directly with children, young people and families, supporting the implementation of therapeutic interventions / care plans formulated by the case manager.
  • Working in the community, including home visits and through agreed activities to positively improve a young person’s social and emotional development.
  • Working flexibly in order to maximise opportunities for engagement of children, young people and families
  • Working in a variety of settings including schools, to allow direct observation and also to support therapeutic interventions.
  • Working to identify appropriate leisure activities for young people and develop a local knowledge of youth groups and alternative voluntary projects young people can link with.
  • Supporting young people to participate in the shaping of CAMHS

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