New demonstration dates for all clients in August

Triangle will be hosting two Zoom-based free foundation sessions for all clients wanting an introduction or refresher into the Star Online System. 

These sessions are suitable for all clients, practitioners and managers who use the Star Online system. 

Topic: How to Use Reporting Dashboards on Star Online

When: Aug 10, 2021 10:00 AM London
Register in advance for this webinar on zoom here.

This session is suitable for all clients but especially relevant for any managers or staff responsible for creating documents or reports using Outcomes Star information and data. The reporting introduction will cover three report dashboards used in implementation, snapshot and distance travelled reporting. It will also introduce participants to using the filters and thinking about engagements, using them to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid. The session will also highlight what reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

Topic: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)

When: Aug 17, 2021 11:00 AM London
Register in advance for this webinar via Zoom here.

This session will give Star Online users a foundation understanding of the essential and primary tasks that practitioners frequently complete, and will aslo cover essential basics such as how to create a service user, how to add Stars and Action Plans,  the Help center and how to navigate it. Also covered is where practitioners can find and download the key Outcomes Star resources that they need to support their work. The session will also cover general orientation, important features and how to set up engagements and manage notifications.

Please note: these sessions are not a substitute for official training and will only be relevant to those who are using the Star Online.

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If you have any questions about remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Free Star Online orientation session for clients this July

In July Triangle is hosting a free orientation introduction session for all clients, practitioners and managers who use the Star Online system. 

This session will be held online, and cover all the primary tasks practitioners do: including how to create a service user, how to add Stars and Action Plans,  the Help center and how to navigate it and where practitioners can find and download the key Outcomes Star resources that they need to support their work. The session will also cover general orientation, important features and how to set up engagements and manage notifications.

Please note: this session is not a substitute for official training and will only be relevant to those who are using the Star Online.

 

The session will be held online via zoom on July 6, 2021 at 10:00am (GMT+1: London). To book your place please register today. Limited spaces are available.

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If you have any questions about remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

For more information on the sessions, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or find the links through the Star Online. Please note: We have limited spaces available, and we expect them to fill up quickly!

If you would like to be included in a mailing list for future webinars, demo’s or sessions, please sign up for our mailing list, and if you have suggestions or would like to request specific content and sessions on the Outcomes Star and the Star Online please email webinars@triangleconsulting.co.uk

Demo dates for April-June 2021

A series of free introductory sessions for clients and trainers/trainees introducing them to the Star Online System are planned for April, May and June.

Each webinar will consist of a short video presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer season and it is designed to support clients by sharing knowledge, ideas and information. Please note: these sessions are not a substitute for official training.

A Practitioners Guide to the Star Online

This session is only relevant to practitioners who use the SOL and is not a substitute for training. The session covers an orientation of the new Star Online and during the session we will introduce practitioners to the new Star Online features, such as setting up engagements and managing notifications. It will also explore many of the main tasks practitioners need to complete, including:

  • Creating a service user
  • Adding Stars and Action Plans
  • Navigating the Help Centre and
  • Locating the Star resources you need

Click on the links below to book your place.

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How to use the Reports dashboard on Star Online

Hosted by two Star experts, this workshop is ideal for Managers and anyone responsible for producing reports on Outcomes Star data. This session will cover:

  • The three new report dashboards for implementation, snapshot and distance-travelled reporting
  • How to use the filters
  • How to think about engagements to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid.

We will also discuss what the reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

Click on the links below to book your place.

These webinars are not a substitute for core training.

For more information on the sessions, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or find the links through the Star Online. Please note: We have limited spaces available, and we expect them to fill up quickly!

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If you would like to be included in a mailing list for future webinars, demo’s or sessions, please sign up for our mailing list, and if you have suggestions or would like to request specific content and sessions on the Outcomes Star and the Star Online please email webinars@triangleconsulting.co.uk

If you have any questions about remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Star Online introduction sessions for March and April

Free demo-webinars: A Practitioners guide to the Star Online and How to use the Reports dashboard on Star Online.

Each webinar will consist of a short video presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer season and it is designed to support clients by sharing knowledge, ideas and information. Please note: these sessions are not a substitute for official training.

A Practitioners Guide to the Star Online

This session is only relevant to practitioners who use the SOL and is not a substitute for training. The session covers an orientation of the new Star Online and during the session we will introduce practitioners to the new Star Online features, such as setting up engagements and managing notifications. It will also explore many of the main tasks practitioners need to complete, including:

  • Creating a service user
  • Adding Stars and Action Plans
  • Navigating the Help Centre and
  • Locating the Star resources you need

Click on the links below to book your place.

laptop with star online open on the screen

How to use the Reports dashboard on Star Online

Hosted by two Star experts, this workshop is ideal for Managers and anyone responsible for producing reports on Outcomes Star data. This session will cover:

  • The three new report dashboards for implementation, snapshot and distance-travelled reporting
  • How to use the filters
  • How to think about engagements to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid.

We will also discuss what the reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

Click on the links below to book your place.

These webinars are not a substitute for core training.

For more information on the sessions, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or find the links through the Star Online. Please note: We have limited spaces available, and we expect them to fill up quickly!

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If you would like to be included in a mailing list for future webinars, demo’s or sessions, please sign up for our mailing list, and if you have suggestions or would like to request specific content and sessions on the Outcomes Star and the Star Online please email webinars@triangleconsulting.co.uk

If you have any questions about remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Integration Star proves a hit

After a successful pilot with the Refugee Council, the Integration Star for refugees is now available for widespread use, with an introductory webinar taking place this February. What’s more, the Star is a great fit with the Home Office’s integration framework, writes Triangle’s research analyst Dr Anna Good.

Designed for refugees needing to build lives in the UK, the long-awaited Integration Star was finally published at the end of 2020. It’s been in development for two years and has undergone a rigorous pilot with the Refugee Council and refugee community organisations that collaborated in the Star’s development. And it’s proven to be a powerfully transformative tool.

Not only has the Star gone down well with refugees and with workers, but it’s also been greeted positively by the Home Office – an important factor for refugee organisations reporting to the department or seeking Home Office funding.

From the outset, the Refugee Council wanted a tool that could map onto the Home Office’s “Indicators of Integration” framework. That was on Triangle’s agenda too – as part of the development process we carry out a detailed literature review that examines the issues affecting the sector. This time the review included each of the domains in the Home Office framework.

The Integration Star

Designed for use with refugees needing support to integrate into their new country and to build a new life there.

The Home Office framework mainly focuses on end outcomes of successful integration, such as work, housing, education and social connection. Within the Integration Star, these and other outcomes form the end point of Star domains. They are  typically realised at the top of the Journey of Change (the model of change that underlies every Star). But the Star also captures important changes in acknowledgement of issues, acceptance of help and attempts to change things. This makes for a nuanced tool that maps the stages refugees go through from getting practical help to building the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to integrate into their new country.

It was important, however, that the Home Office framework did not pre-determine the shape of the Star. That was developed from the bottom up in a series of workshops and expert interviews that teased out the issues for front-line workers and for refugees. As with all Outcomes Stars, what mattered was partnership and collaboration.

The drafting of a Star is a meticulous and lengthy process – if people knew how much detail went into it they would be amazed. The Integration Star had many, many iterations, examining the structure and the content through a number of different lenses.

As research analyst at Triangle, part of my role is to check that the scales have clearly defined stages so that readings are comparable when they are done by different people. I then crunch the numbers from the pilot and check the psychometric properties of the Star to see that it’s academically sound. In addition we put a lot of thought and testing into how the Star worked for different refugee circumstances – refugees who come in on a resettlement programme, and refugees who don’t have resettlement status and typically have been in the UK for longer.

It was encouraging – though by no means a given – that the final version of the Star mapped really well onto the Home Office framework. And Home Office officials have been very positive about the Star, seeing it as a much simpler, more accessible tool for refugees.

One worker from the pilot sums up the prevailing mood: “The Integration Star is a really powerful, clear tool that can visualise a client’s support needs. I think it provokes conversations that highlight support needs that may have otherwise been missed”.

A separate version of the Star, the Planning Star was published last year for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

The Integration Star and the Planning Star are available to all organisations with a Star licence and training is available for workers and managers. Join our Integration Star webinar on 9th February or contact us for more information on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

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Triangle Consulting Social Enterprise is an innovative, mission-led organisation that exists to help people reach their highest potential and live meaningful and fulfilling lives, often in the context of social disadvantage, trauma, disability or illness.

The Refugee Council works with individuals and families to make sure they can live safe, fulfilling lives in the UK after being forced to seek refuge from persecution and human rights abuses overseas.

The development of this Star was part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

Other organisations taking part in the development of the Integration Star included: RETAS (Refugee Education Training Advice Service) Leeds, Leeds Refugee Forum, Path Yorkshire, Goodwin Development Trust, Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS), Refugee Action Kingston, Iranian Association, Diversity Living Services, Bahar Women’s Association, Action for Community Development, West Yorkshire Somali Association, DAMASQ, Stepping Stone 4, Leeds Swahili Community.

November and December Demo Webinar dates

November and December dates for our existing clients free demo webinar series: covering How to use the Star Online (A Practitioners Guide) and An introduction to Star Online reports dashboards live webinars via Zoom.

Triangle has been hosting demo webinars, for existing clients, over the last few months who are currently using the new Star Online or who would like an introduction to the new Star Online system. Clients will be emailed details of dates and links to book through. Otherwise, if you are an existing client that has already been migrated to the new Star Online then you can find details and book through the help section of Star Online.

If you are based in Australia or New Zealand, you will need to register through Unique Outcomes outcomestar.com.au

How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)

This webinar will be an orientation session to the new Star Online and during the webinar we will introduce practitioners to the new Star Online features, such as setting up engagements and managing notifications. It will also explore many of the main tasks practitioners need to complete, including:

  • creating a service user
  • adding Stars and Action Plans
  • navigating the Help Centre and
  • locating the Star resources you need.

 

An introduction to Star Online report dashboards

Hosted by two Star experts, this workshop is ideal for Managers and anyone responsible for producing reports on Outcomes Star data. This webinar will be covering:

  • The three new report dashboards for implementation, snapshot and distance-travelled reporting
  • How to use the filters
  • How to think about engagements to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid.

We will also discuss what the reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

 

Each webinar will consist of a short video presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer season and it is designed to support clients by sharing knowledge, ideas and information.

The dates available are as follows:

  • Tuesday 3rd November at 10am:  How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Wednesday 4th November at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Monday 9th November at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Tuesday 17th November at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Tuesday 17th November at 2pm: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Monday 23rd November at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Monday 30th November at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide) Cancelled
  • Tuesday 1st December at 2pm: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Tuesday 8 December at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Tuesday 15 December at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Wednesday 16 December at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards

These webinars are not a substitute for core training.

For more information on the webinars, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or wait for your invite email. Please note: We have limited spaces available and we expect them to fill up quickly! We will be organising further webinars to meet demand.

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If you would like to be included in a mailing list for future webinars, demo’s or sessions, please contact us, and if you have suggestions or would like to request specific content and sessions on the Outcomes Star and the Star Online please email webinars@triangleconsulting.co.uk

If you have any questions about remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

New webinar dates for September and October

Triangle has added more dates for their How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide) and An introduction to Star Online reports dashboards live webinars via Zoom through September and October.

Triangle will be hosting webinars for existing clients, who are currently using the Star or who would like an introduction to the new Star Online system. Clients will be emailed details of dates, and how to book.

How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)

This webinar will be an orientation session to the new Star Online and during the webinar we will introduce practitioners to the new Star Online features, such as setting up engagements and managing notifications. It will also explore many of the main tasks practitioners need to complete, including:

  • creating a service user
  • adding Stars and Action Plans
  • navigating the Help Centre and
  • locating the Star resources you need.

 

An introduction to Star Online report dashboards

Hosted by two Star experts, this workshop is ideal for Managers and anyone responsible for producing reports on Outcomes Star data. This webinar will be covering:

  • The three new report dashboards for implementation, snapshot and distance-travelled reporting
  • How to use the filters
  • How to think about engagements to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid.

We will also discuss what the reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

 

Each webinar will consist of a short video presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer season and it is designed to support clients by sharing knowledge, ideas and information.

The dates available are as follows:

  • Monday 7th September at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Thursday 10th September 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Tuesday 15th September 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Tuesday 22nd September at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Wednesday 23rd September 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Wednesday 30th September 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Wednesday 7th October at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards (cancelled)
  • Wednesday 7th October at 2pm: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Monday 12th October at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Monday 19th October at 10am: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)
  • Wednesday 21st October at 10am: An introduction to Star Online report dashboards
  • Monday 26th October at 2pm: How to use Star Online (Practitioners Guide)

If you are based in Australia or New Zealand, you will need to register with Unique Outcomes outcomestar.com.au

For more information on the webinars, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or wait for your invite email. Please note: We have limited spaces available and we expect them to fill up quickly! We will be organising further webinars to meet demand.

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If you have any questions about our webinars, remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Free client webinars: dates for August

Triangle continues to host a series of free client webinars, and has just announced several dates for the month of August. These free live webinars are for existing Outcomes Star clients and there are limited seats available. An email invite for existing Outcomes Star and Star Online clients will be sent out this week.

These webinars are short video workshops which will be 45 minutes long and which will include a brief presentation, followed by a question and answer session, they are designed to share knowledge, ideas and information with Outcomes Star clients. Each session will be hosted by two of our Triangle and Outcomes Star experts and will focus on a core topic.

There are three main webinars, currently, and their main topics and dates in August are as follows:

Practitioners guide to Star Online

  • Wednesday 29th July, 10am
  • Wednesday 5th August, 10am
  • Monday 10th August, 2pm
  • Monday 17th August, 10am
  • Wednesday 26th August, 2pm
  • Wednesday 2nd September, 11am

How to use the Star remotely (Phone/online)

  •  24th August, 2pm UPDATE:
    Many apologies to those clients who were booked in for our “How to use the Star Remotely” webinar this afternoon (24.8.20) at 2pm, we have experienced problems logging in to Zoom, and as a result, we have been unable to run this session. As soon as this is rectified we will be in touch with you about re-scheduling. Many thanks for your patience, and apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.

An introduction to Star Online reports dashboards.

  • Monday 3rd August,   10am
  • Wednesday 19th August, 10am
  •  Monday 7th September,  10am

For more information on the webinars, how to book, or what clients need to do, please take a look at our previous posts, or wait for your invite email. Please note: We have limited spaces available and we expect them to fill up quickly! We will be organising further webinars to meet demand.

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If you have any questions about our webinars, remote training, new Stars, or would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Webinar: The Outcomes Star as a key work and evaluation tool in the employment sector

On Wednesday 8th July Triangle will be hosting an ERSA Webinar. This webinar is an introduction to the Outcomes Stars used in the Employability sector. The webinar will consist of an introduction to the Work Star and Pathway Star followed by a Q&A.

Reserve your place now

This webinar is a part of the ERSA Building Partnerships 2.0 summer webinar series.

The Outcomes Stars are evidence-based tools for measuring and supporting change when working with people. They are a great way for frontline services to demonstrate their impact whilst improving their keywork. The Work Star and the Pathway Star are both tailored specifically to the employment sector.

The Outcomes Stars are evidence-based tools for measuring and supporting change when working with people.

The Work Star has been designed for use with adults out of work or returning to the workplace. It provides a holistic framework for services to use when supporting service users, as well as a simple way of measuring progress to work.

The 3rd Edition of the Work Star was published in 2017 with input from the Department of Work and Pensions (Essex Social Justice Team), Prospects, Hounslow Council and The LightBulb.

The Pathway Star is the Outcomes Star for people overcoming barriers to work and is designed for use with people who need considerable support if they are to move towards work. This includes people currently facing significant barriers to work, such as health or housing problems, substance misuse, crime, domestic abuse, family culture (including generations of people not in work) or household finances.

The Pathway Star was developed by Triangle with service providers and commissioners from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.

On behalf of everyone here at Triangle we look forward to seeing you at the Webinar and would like to extend a big thanks to ERSA and finally please sign up for our newsletter if you haven’t already.

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Each Outcomes Star is carefully created in collaboration with sector organisations, for more information on which Stars are suitable for your sector please contact us or take a look at Find your Star. If you have any questions on which Star to use, or if you would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.

Free client webinars: Introduction to the Star Online reports dashboard

Are you an existing Outcomes Star and Star Online client? Triangle has added several more dates for their free, live webinar Introduction to the Star Online Reports Dashboard via Zoom through July.

Two Star experts will host a live workshop and introduction to the new Star Online reports dashboard for existing clients, who are currently using the Star or who would like an introduction to the new Star Online system. Clients have been emailed details of dates, with information on how to book.

What will this webinar cover?

This webinar will explore the Star Online reports dashboard. It will cover:

  • the three new report dashboards for implementation, snapshot and distance travelled reporting
  • how to use the filters
  • how to think about engagements to create instant and engaging charts that can be downloaded to add to any report or funding bid.

The webinar will also discuss what the reports can tell you about how Stars are being used in a service and the progress made by service users.

Each webinar will consist of a short video presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer season and it is designed to support clients by sharing knowledge, ideas and information.

Please note: We have limited spaces available and we expect them to fill up quickly!

Who will benefit from this webinars?

This webinar is ideal for Managers as well as anyone responsible for producing reports on Outcomes Star data. Clients may have recently started using, or be about to start using, the new Star Online system.

How much do these webinars cost and what do I need?

The webinars are all free. To attend, clients will just need to book your place via the email invitations and log on to zoom.

How can I reserve my place?

As an existing client, you will have been sent an email with the dates and information, just RSVP to the dates you can make. If you find you cannot attend a webinar, please cancel your reservation to allow others to make use of the place.

What are the dates and times?

  • Wednesday 8th July 10am
  • Monday 13th July 10am
  • Wednesday 22nd July 10am

We will be announcing more details on upcoming dates into August and beyond, please keep an eye out for the emails with dates and times.

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If you have any questions on which Star to use, or if you would like any information on the new Star Online, or anything else, please contact us on info@triangleconsulting.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 272 8765.