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Children's Intensive Behaviour Support Service (CIBSS)

Coronavirus update - October 2020:

The CLDNT and CIBSS services continue to deliver face to face interventions, supporting children and Young people and families within their homes. Completing assessments / Positive Behaviour Support Plans/ Sleep assessments/ Intensive Behaviour Support/ Continence assessments / Health Action Plans/ Hospital Risk Assessments and other activities and support on clinical need.

We are also working and supporting children and staff within Special schools, following their COVID risk assessment, and Government and NHS guidance.

The clinical team of  Community Learning Disability Nurses/Assistant Clinical Psychologist/Community Support Worker are also continuing to attend Child in Need Meetings/ Family Support Meetings/ Case Conferences / Educational Support Meetings and Educational Health Care Plan reviews  via Microsoft teams.

For the Joint Assessment Clinics  and Continence clinics we are now completing 1-1 phone consultations / initial assessments with parents which is proving effective in regards to cutting down the waiting times for

Emotional support for our families is always ongoing.

We continue to support a group of parents who started a parenting group before the self/social distancing; However we hope to offer this group of parents the opportunity to complete the course via a video link. 

About our service

The Children's Intensive Behaviour Support Service (CIBSS) is a part of Trafford's Children's Disability Nursing Service and the Learning Disability CAMHS Service. We are a small team of skilled staff that includes a consultant clinical psychologist, learning disability nurses, an assistant psychologist and a behaviour support worker.

What does CIBBS do?

CIBBS offers an intensive home-based service for families and carers, who have a child with significant learning disability, whose behaviour is challenging. The team will work closely with the family in their home.

What can families expect from us

The service will work with the child and family to:

  • Complete individualised behavoural assessments
  • Identify the behavioural issues and the emotional wellbeing of both the child and the family.
  • Plan stragegies using evidence-based interventions
  • Provide intensive support in implementing behavioural plans alongside the parents/carers within the family home.
  • Work intensely with the family for approximately four months.

The service will aim to be flexible around the needs of the child and the family, allowing where possible for evening and weekend work.

What do we expect from families

The service requires the families to work in partnership with the service by:

  • Opting into the service once referral is received
  • Consenting to the recording of their child for the purpose of assessment and feebback.
  • Working in partnership with CIBSS and incorporating the suggested implementation of strategies
  • Committing to regular sessions with CIBSS staff (on average 2-3 times per week)

Who to contact

0161 912 3372
Extra details

We also offer flexible times– Phone/video consultations in the evenings as necessary

Answer machine service available / checked daily. 

Related Organisation
Children's Learning Disability Nursing Service (CLDNS)

Where to go

Name of Venue
Sale Waterside
Venue Address
2nd Floor
Waterside Plaza
M33 7ZF

When is it on?

Days & Times
Service open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 16.30pm

Who is it for?

0 to 11
Supporting People With
Learning disability
Challenging Behaviour
Eligibility Details

To fit the criteria the child must:

  • Be a Trafford resident (or be registered with a Trafford GP)
  • Have a significant learning disability
  • Have challenging behaviour
  • Be 11 years old or under

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Referral Details

Who can make the referral?

Referrals will come from the Learning Disability Nursing Service/Learning Disability CAMHS or the Complex and Additional Needs Resource Panel.

Last updated date:
15 December 2020

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