The following 5 points have been identified as elements to consider when making a referral to TRiP’s 11 and Under Initiative (11UI) or twelve&up Initiative.
The person or agency making the referral will have:
detected behaviours or conditions that put a child/youth in a place of vulnerability
Elements to consider for a referral to TRiP are:
- The child/youth exhibits multifaceted behavioural challenges.
- The child/youth is showing or is affected by composite risk factors.
- Previous engagements in services have shown little progress in the child/youth.
- The child/youth has experienced personal, situational, and/or institutional barriers to services and support.
- After having explored other options, the referring agent considers TRiP to be the best option.
11 and Under Initiative: all young people in the community who are 11 years old or younger.
twelve&up: young people between 12-18 years old with specific focus on those clients aging out of 11UI.
School Engagement Support position: any current 11UI and twelve&up clients with high absenteeism and youth exiting correctional institutions.
* the Regina Public and Catholic School Boards identified this to be a vulnerable age particularly because of transitioning from Elementary to High School.
Previously Referred or Closed Files
– if a referral is received by the I&RO on a previously referred client the following will occur:
- if it has been received under 6 months – a review of the previously gathered data will be utilized and any updates made;
- if more than 6 months have passed then a full new Intake and questionnaire will take place.
One of the following Forms will be completed as part of a formal referral to 11UI or twelve&up:
- Caregiver Referral Form
- Agency Referral Form