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The new Basic Awareness (Single Agency) Child Protection Cascade Packs for 2021-22 are now published and ready for instant purchase and download. They include some major updates that have taken place in the last 12months, inc. changes to legislation, statutory guidance and local and national learning. (21th July 2021)

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The recordings and presentations for our recent Safeguarding Forum Week are available on the Forum Page.  

Resources for strategy discussions have been gathered on a new page. Go to Strategy Discussions for links to the SWCPP procedures, the updated SSCP Practice Guidance, and watch our brilliant new animation (1st July 2021)

The refreshed Somerset Neglect Strategy has now been published (24th May 2021)

The Protocol for Resolving Professional Differences has been updated (9th April 2021)

The new SSCP Training Programme for 2021-22 is available on the Training Page

A new one minute guide: Top Tips for a Team Around the Family (TAF) has been published (23rd March 2021)

We have a statutory duty to co-ordinate how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people in Somerset and to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.

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