Plan B

Plan B is a therapeutic-based Supported Lodging young people 4 copyScheme, which supports the young person to develop healthy relationships and a chance to fulfil their potential.  It has grown from the concept of a young person becoming an integrated part of a host’s home, supported by a ‘wrap-around’ therapeutic-based intervention package, designed specifically for that young person that is informed by neuroscience research and evidence based practice. There is an emphasis on the importance of safety, stability, authentic emotional warmth and attachments for young people. 



What Makes Plan B Different



  • Whole Team Approach – Team Parenting

  • Co-Designed by the Young Person, Co-Delivered by a personalised and specialised, therapeutic wrap around team – no “off the shelf” packages

  • Interventions under - pinned by research, incorporating a therapeutic and neuroscience perspective

  • Clinical Supervision for both Hosts and Youth Support Workers

  • Intensive support for young person which is adaptable and responsive and reduces over time

  • Support from a therapeutic enabler to look at lifelong change, life story work, targeted therapeutic interventions

  • Group and Multi Agency Supervision

  • Regular Action Learning Sets as a formal reflective practice tool

  • Intensive training programme developed and co delivered with Dr Rob Long (D.Ed.Psych.)



“Plan B helped me to overcome past problems, help me to decide on future career prospects and gain a place on a college course” - Young Person using Plan B Jan 2016


100% of Young People using the Plan B service in January 2016 said they rated the “Support they received from Young Devon including their support worker and host” as “Good” or “Very Good” – Young Peoples Satisfaction Questionnaire January 2016. 


For further information about the project, please contact Laura Lee, Plan B Manager: Tel: 01392-331666 OR Laura.lee@youngdevon.org          

Contact Plan B

Tel: 01392 331666
Email: planb@youngdevon.org

Plan B is based here:

Exeter YES Centre
39 George Street
Exeter
EX1 1DA

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