Type of provision: Therapeutic Residential & Fostering Placements
Total number of children’s homes & other services: 4
Total number of registered beds: 14
Size range of homes: 2 bed, 3 bed, 4 bed and 5 bed homes
Age Range on Admission: Up to 18 years
Specialist service: Specialist Provider for Young People with Mental Health Difficulties & Therapeutic Care for Traumatised Children.
Name and qualifications: Senior Clinical and managerial staff are highly qualified in a wide range of disciplines and therapeutic interventions – details below. All support worker staff have or are working towards Diploma Level 3 Children & Young People.
Other education provision: NT&AS visiting teacher
Geographical location: West Midlands
Cove Care Residential is a unique therapeutic service which merges the specialism of Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Social Care. Our speciality caters for children and young people who present, with a combination of mental health, emotional and complex care needs and associated challenging behaviour.
Lee Smith- Diploma of Higher Education; Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and Post-Graduate Diploma (Child Forensic Studies). Continuous Professional Development activities, including teaching and assessing in clinical practice, counselling in healthcare, specialist clinical risk assessment training and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Lee is a registered tutor in management of aggression interventions, including physical interventions and teaching non- physical skills when dealing with challenging behaviour.
Bev Cyrus – RMN (Part 3), Post-Graduate Certificate (Psychotherapeutic Interventions); Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy; Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management; MSc
(Psychotherapy); Reading for an Executive MBA in Health Service Management.
Rachel Oliver – Dipsw and DipHE in Applied Social Studies FdA Therapeutic Childcare. BA Hons (open) units in Social Policy & Personal Lives and Managing Care.
NVQ5 Diploma Leadership & Management – Social Care Train the Trainer Mental Health First Aid for young people. NNEB, HCPC – SW56989.
Rebecca Herbert – MA Art Therapy, Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Childcare, Level 3 Diplomas Children & Young People’s Workforce, Dyadic Development Psychotherapy (level one), BA Hons Textile Design.
Company Website: www.cove-care.co.uk