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Common Assessment Framework (CAF / Early Help) Covering CAF Assessment

This course will help you understand the background and principles of the CAF assessment. The course also provides useful advice and guidance to practitioners and agencies involved in CAF safeguarding and the assessment and reviews process.

The short, easily digestible course contains useful links, additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide as well as certification with CPD hours and learning objectives. The demo option allows you to see whether it’s suitable before you sign up.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • What a CAF pre-assessment checklist is and when to use it
  • The key principles of and background to the CAF
  • When and when not to undertake the CAF
  • The four main stages in completing a CAF
  • How the CAF interfaces with other assessments
  • How to use a CAF to inform a specialist assessment


  • Early Help Introduction
  • Children’s CAF Process
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

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7 reviews for Common Assessment Framework (CAF / Early Help) Covering CAF Assessment

I have done other online courses before, this one was the best.
This was an excellent opportunity to understand CAF and how this is to achieve better outcomes.

Heather Sim

Overall I found this course interesting and comprehensive.
Suitable for all staff working with children and families. Clarifies how all agencies can contribute to successful support to families.

Heather Sim

This served my purposes well. I have undertaken the full CAF course and this was ideal as a refresher. Thank you.
I do have a clearer understanding of the CAF process now.

Heather Sim

I enjoyed doing the course and answering questions as it went along thus making sure it was understood.

Heather Sim

Enjoyable and informative short course, easy to navigate and something I will return to again and again.

Heather Sim

The course has given me the information and guidance i required in order to know when to undertake a CAF.

Heather Sim

This was very engaging and I learnt a lot about CAF. It is very easy with simple instructions. Thank you.

Heather Sim

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