We produce a newsletter to keep people informed about safeguarding in Somerset, and a regular learning bulletin to share learning across the partnership.
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Contents: National Referral Mechanism, writing good reports for child protection conferences, GPs role in safeguarding, learning review of the ‘Docherty’ family.
Contents: Ideas for improving the participation of children and young people, support for children and young people by Youth UnLimited and school, findings from an audit of high risk missing children.
Contents: Case study showing effective pre-birth planning with the “Currie” family, service development from Route1 and the Phoenix Project, end of year reflections from our Independent Scrutineer.
Contents: Team Around the Family: resources, good practice, findings from an audit of TAF cases, and case studies showing how the TAF process helped the “Matthews” and “Fisher” families.
Contents: Safer recruitment and providing / receiving references, the Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme, Family Safeguarding, and details of a new survey about child exploitation.
Contents: Safeguarding infants: learning reviews for “Ava” and “Oliver”, resources to help when working with infants, views from different professions on how we can work together to safeguard infants.
Contents: Covid-19, safer sleeping, whistle-blowing, findings from a thematic review of teenage suicide
Contents: Malnutrition in infants, an introduction to the SSCP’s new Independent Scrutineer, findings from an audit of strategy discussions
Contents: Changes to Somerset Early Help Assessment processes and learning resources
Contents: details of the new Violence Reduction Unit, publication of the revised Pre-birth Planning Toolkit, good practice case study “Alfie”, update on the new safeguarding children arrangements
Contents: advocacy for children and young people, preparing reports for conferences, when to use the neglect toolkit, findings from an audit of child protection conferences
Contents: Effective Support document update and development of Effective Support document for SEND
Contents: Changes to Somerset’s Safeguarding Children arrangements
Contents: Changes to Somerset Early Help Assessment and Early Help training package
Contents: new safeguarding arrangements for Somerset, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
Contents: private fostering, findings from an audit of use of the neglect toolkit before making a referral, new and revised SSCB resources
Contents: forthcoming changes to Somerset Safeguarding Children arrangements, good practice from a safeguarding conversation, feedback following child protection conferences, information sharing
Contents: Safer Home Project, audit of strategy discussions, good practice from a safeguarding conversation, contextual safeguarding, safer sleeping
Contents: Family A Serious Case Review, neglect themed resources
Contents: Learning Review “George”, audit of cases of high risk missing children, working with transgender young people
Contents: Details of two Learning Reviews, good practice from a safeguarding conversation, how to respond to a torn frenum, audit of enquiries under 47 of the Children Act 1989
Contents: Good practice in dealing with a case of child sexual exploitation. Learning Review, audit of Review Child Protection Conferences, Think Family