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November 2021 Learning Bulletin 

Read the latest SSCP newsletter ‘Things You Should Know’ – this months edition includes a welcome from the SSCP Business Manager, SSCP December Forum events, Safeguarding Conversation focused on a baby under 3 months, Health Systems – 7 min briefing, Domestic Abuse Guidance, and the latest SSCP training courses.

SSCP Twelve-Monthly Report 2020-21

The latest SSCP Twelve-Monthly Report is now available to read – including annual updates on the priorities and activities of the SSCP, and a foreword from the young people of the SSCP Youth Forum!

Health Systems – 7 minute briefing

Recent SSCP learning reviews have commented on the need for practitioners to have a better understanding of the various organisations that make up the health system.

SSCP Forum Week – 6-10 December 2021 (online)

The SSCP are running a week of free events to promote stakeholder engagement and learning. Topics at the Somerset Safeguarding Children Forum Week include: ‘What We Think About Fathers (and why we might think that)’, ‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the SSCP (but were afraid to ask!)’, ‘Promoting Positive Male Role Models in Family Life’, and ‘Multi-Agency Mind Mapping: From Boys to Men’.  Book your FREE place now!

SSCP Training: Reducing Parental Conflict

Online workshops, facilitated by experts including OnePlusOne and Tavistock Relationships, will offer specialised training aimed at equipping frontline practitioners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to support families where Parental Conflict occurs.

Strategy Discussions

New resources for Strategy Discussions, including: SWCPP procedures, updated SSCP Practice Guidance, and a great new animation created by the SSCP  to support the procedures and practice guidance. [07/21]

Somerset Neglect Strategy

The refreshed partnership Somerset Neglect Strategy has now been published, you can find it via the link.

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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Children and Young People

Advice about friendships, having relationships and what to do if you are worried or scared.


Parents and Carers

Safeguarding information and resources for people with or working with children and young people.

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