Torbay Safeguarding Children Partnership

The following resources have been collated to further develop practitioners in their knowledge and understanding of specific topics.

  • A - Z of Consent Campaign
    The Consent Coalition in Nottingham has recently launched their A-Z of Consent Campaign.  For more information regarding the campaign please visit their website.
  • Online Safety
    The Internet Watch Foundation and Childline have recently developed an online tool to help children to report and remove nude pictures or video’s 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.
  • Romani/Roma, Gypsy and Irish Traveller Support
    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:

Social Work with Romani and Traveller Children Webinar - YouTube

Understanding the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in practice | Social Work Week 2021 - YouTube

  • Neglect

    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.

    Neglect Video
  • Autism

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

  • NSPCC Learning Podcast

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

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

  • Prevent Training

Prevent training can be accessed via i-learn here

  • Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse
    The CSA have published the last of their initial trio of resources for Professionals and all three are available on their website.
  • Graded Care Profile 2

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 2022. Please review the following documents for more information on GCP2.

How GCP2 supports families and practitioners research Jan 2022

GCP2 readiness briefing slides

Slides from the GCP2 Webinar by Samantha Kyriacou

NSPCC GCP2 Case Study Card Pack

NSPCC GCP2 Case Study Card Pack

  • Assessing and Supporting Parents who have a Learning Disability

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

Assessing and Supporting Parents who have a Learning Disability

  • Perplexing Presentation and Fabricated or Induced Illness

Guidance written by Dr Richard Tozer, Consultant Paediatrician - Lead for Acute Care, Quality and Safety, Lead for Gastroenterology, Metabolic, ME/CFS, Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children, Clinical Lead for South West Children and Young People Long COVID Service, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Perplexing Presentations

Guidance in relation to perplexing presentations and fabricated or induced illness (FII)

  • Have A Word

Male violence against women and girls starts with words. If you see it happening, have a word with yourself—then your mates.

Have A Word - YouTube

  • Devon and Cornwall Police

Voice of child - a short training video regarding the voice of the child

Disguised compliance -a short training video regarding disguised compliance

DCD Hub - for professionals working with children and young people

  • NHS Health Education England

Providing elearning to educate and train the health and care workforce - HEE elfh Hub (

elearning programmes are developed in partnership with the NHS, 3rd sector and professional bodies and can be accessed for free, 24/7 by health and care professionals.


Children and Family Health Devon have a team of Speech and Language Therapists who are all registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and Speech and Language Therapy Assistants who are based all over Devon and Torbay.  

The following information can be found on the CFHD website:


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