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: 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