Looked After Children (LAC) implementation group

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The London and South East Collaborative runs Looked After Children implementation groups that are a platform for the partnerships to share information and learning, as well as problem solving challenges in implementing CYP IAPT principles.

This page will be updated with outputs from that group as well as resources that have may be useful for professionals working with LAC. If you have any resources or information to add, or would like to join the distribution list for this group please get in touch.

Notes and products from previous LAC events

Recommendations & Guidance for Looked After Childrens Services: Key Considerations and Outcome Measurement in Therapeutic Work & Consultation

Clinicians attending the Looked After Childrens CYP IAPT implementation group have developed a guidance booklet for Looked After Children Services. The guidance includes 3 documents (and quick reference guides) for 3 areas of work:

  • Outcome Measurement with Children who are Looked After in Public Care
  • The Use of ROMS in Consultation for Children and Young People who are Looked After
  • Statement about providing psychotherapeutic assessment and intervention within the Looked After Children (LAC) population

You can download the guide here. Please feel free to distribute to those who may find it useful.


May 2017

LAC event May 2017 Minutes

Jan 2017

CYP IAPT and CPLAAC LAC meeting meeting minutes 25 Jan 2017

Sept 2016

CYP IAPT and CPLAAC meeting notes Sept 2016

Review of Pathways and Outcome Measures Presentation by Martina Paglia

Attachment in practice slides Presentation by Matt Woolgar

June 2016

LAC CYP IAPT event notes June 2016


November 2015

LAC CYP IAPT event Notes Nov 2016

Product drafts:

May 2015

LAC CYP IAPT event Notes May 2015

LAC Workshop photo
Collaborative LAC event July 2016


Reports and guidance

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Feedback from LAC

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  • CPLAAC – Clinical Psychologists working with Looked After and Adopted Children. Network for professionals working with LAAC
  • DCP faculty for Children, Young People and their Families – Member Network of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology. It is made up of clinical psychologists who specialise in working with children, young people and their families, although other professions may join as Associate members.


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