The following resources have been collated to further develop practitioners in their knowledge and understanding of specific topics.
The Consent Coalition in Nottingham has recently launched their A-Z of Consent Campaign. For more information regarding the campaign please visit their website
The National Autistic Society and Mind have launched a free good practice guide to help mental health professionals adapt talking therapies for autistic adults and children, alongside new research into autism and mental heath.
Good Practice Guide
The CSA have published the last of their initial trio of resources for Professionals and all three are available on their website.
NSPCC Learning Podcasts are a series of episodes that cover a ranged of child protection issues to inform, create debate and talk about the work the NSPCC do to keep children safe.
National Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews Webinars are a series of webinars that cover a range of different Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews including Non-Accidental Injury of Children under 1 and Supporting Vulnerable Children and Families during Covid
This is a useful video to watch to remind yourselves about the impact of neglect and signs to both watch out for and respond to. The video was made by Harrow Safeguarding Children Board before Torbay adopted a restorative approach but the messages within it remain pertinent to all of our practice.
The Internet Watch Foundation and Childline have recently developed an online tool to help children to report and remove nude pictures or videos of themselves from the internet. Further information about the tool can be found in this BBC article and on the NSPCC’s Childline service’s website.
Prevent training can be accessed via i-learn here
Watch the following webinars to expand your knowledge on the culture of Romani/Roma, Gypsy and Irish Traveller families and how to support these groups:
The Executive Group has agreed to the implementation of Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) across the partnership and is currently in the early stages of implementation.
A Webinar by Samanthan Kyriacou, Leading on Graded Care Profile 2, NSPCC in relation to GCP2 was presented on 17th February. Please review the following documents for more information on GCP2.
Slides from the GCP2 Webinar by Samantha Kyriacou
NSPCC GCP2 Case Study Card Pack
Helena Svedang, Court Quality Assurance Manager for Torbay Children’s Services, has produced an article on assessing and supporting parents who have a learning disability to support you in your work with families who would benefit from this.
Assessing and Supporting Parents who have a Learning Disability
This Chart has been developed by Research in Practice as an easy to reference reminder on typical stages of development.
This chart is an aid and easy-to-reference reminder of typical stages of development. You will want to consider each child’s circumstances, abilities and needs in using this to assess whether there may be grounds for concern or further investigation. Keep in mind that the sequence of attaining development milestones is important as well as age.