Type of provision: Therapeutic Residential Children’s Homes, Registered Day Special School SEBD, Therapeutic Fostering Services
Gender: Homes and girls only homes
Total number of children’s homes & other services: 5
Total number of registered beds: 20
Size range of homes: 4 young people per home
Age range on admission: 10 – 18
Specialist services: Emotional and Behavioural difficulties, Complex trauma issues, Attachment and relationship difficulties, anxiety disorders, self -harming, conduct disorders and violence risk, depression and mood disorders, substance misuse problems, and young people at risk from CSE.
Other education provision: Registered Day Special School for students experiencing SEBD
Name & Qualifications: Multi-disciplinary mental health team, including Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, social workers, teachers, All fully qualified and registered with relevant professional bodies.
Registered school or other education provision: Registered Day Special School 10 years to 18 years
Therapeutic provision: Child Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Family therapy, Integrative therapy, CBT, Equine therapy, evidenced based psychological interventions.
Other services: Registered day special School for students experiencing SEBD, fostering, Step-down services.
Geographical location: South West
Wessex College is part of the Enhanced Children’s Services Group that provides residential care, education and fostering (Enhanced Foster Care) for young people aged 10 – 18 years that have experienced trauma and abuse and have complex needs and difficulties. Established over 15 years ago, we are proud to be a practitioner owned and led provision. All services within the Group
maintained a ‘Good’ with outstanding features rating from Ofsted during all Inspections in 2016.
We care for young people that have experienced childhood trauma and that have complex needs. We passionately believe that all children should be given every chance to settle and we
are proud of our reputation of ‘sticking’ with children and young people through their behavioural difficulties.
Providing medium and long-term homes, we support each young person through our in-house multi-disciplinary, mental health team, providing a comprehensive clinical service who deliver
a range of evidence based psychological interventions and review/co-ordinate the Integrated Therapeutic Plans for each young person.
Our Registered Day Special School offers a range of experiential, vocational and therapeutic opportunities to support students ‘Prepare for Life’ and academic opportunities and accredited programmes ensure that the expectation to succeed in School is held for every student.
Company Website: www.wessexcollege.co.uk