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Parents and Carers

Thank you for your interest in parent / carer commissioned Educational Psychologist work. We have very limited capacity to do parent / carer commissions, because most of our work involves fulfilling school contracts. However, if you do wish to enquire about our capacity, please note the key information below and then complete the form.

  • We only work in London and the South East
  • All parent / carer commissioned casework will require a visit for assessment to our Greenwich office, SE10 9FR.
  • Prices can be found below.
  • Please note that there is high demand for parent / carer commissioned work at the moment, which will mean that we cannot accept all referrals.
Option Includes Cost
1: Consultation Package (age 0-25)
  • Telephone / video consultation with parent / carer
£150 (0.25 days of EP time)
2: Early Years (age 2-4) Holistic Package
  • Gaining consent and clarifying the purpose of EP involvement.
  • Information gathering, e.g. use of developmental questionnaires.
  • Parental consultation by telephone / video to discuss concerns, needs and strengths, and possible next steps.
  • Telephone consultation with Nursery staff.
  • Observation in the home and in the Nursery setting.
  • Play based assessment.
  • Written report, including formulation of need and recommendations
  • Feedback meeting by video with parent / carers and Nursery staff
£1200 (2 days of EP time)
3: School Age (age 5-16) Holistic Package
  • Gaining consent and clarifying the purpose of EP involvement.
  • Information gathering, e.g. use of questionnaires.
  • Parental consultation by video / telephone to discuss concerns, needs and strengths, and possible next steps.
  • Telephone consultation with school staff.
  • Observation in the school (as appropriate)
  • Individual assessment work with the child, including child view.
  • Development questionnaires.
  • Report, including formulation of need and recommendations.
  • Feedback meeting by video with parent / carers and school staff.
£1200 (2 days of EP time)
4: Post 16 (age 16-25) Holistic Package
  • Gaining consent and clarifying the purpose of EP involvement.
  • Information gathering, e.g. use of questionnaires.
  • Parental consultation by video / telephone to discuss concerns, needs and strengths, and possible next steps.
  • Telephone consultation with school / college staff.
  • Observation in the home / school / college setting (as appropriate)
  • Individual assessment work, including young person view.
  • Functional skills questionnaires.
  • Written report including formulation of need and recommendations.
  • Feedback meeting by video with parent / carers and school / college staff (as appropriate)
  • Feedback letter to young person (as appropriate)
£1200 (2 days of EP time)
5: School Age Focused Assessment package
  • Only available in addition to package 1.
  • Gaining consent and clarifying the purpose of EP involvement.
  • Individual assessment work with the child, including child view.
  • Written report, including formulation of need and recommendations.
£800 (1.33 days of EP time)
6: Action Plan package (age 0-25)
  • Joint telephone / video action focused consultation with parent / carer and school / college.
  • Written summary of the consultation, including action points.
£300(0.5 days of EP time)
7. Review Package
  • Only available in addition to one of packages 1-6.
  • 1 hour Review video meeting with school / college and home.
  • Write up of the meeting and summary of next steps.
£300(0.5 days of EP time)
8: Intervention Package
  • Only available in addition to one of packages 1-6.
  • Delivery of individual intervention with a child / young person, as indicated by the consultation / assessment.
  • NOTE: parent / carer will need to be available for the sessions also.
  • Examples of interventions: a block of Cognitive Behavioural work / Solution Focused block/ Coaching sessions / a VIG case (three cycles of Video Interaction Guidance)
£1200-£1800 (2-3 days of EP time depending on number of sessions recommended)

*Please feel free to talk to us about other options as needed, e.g. staff training. *Individual work can be done at home, school, or in one of our offices in Greenwich or Canterbury, as appropriate.