Family-led child protection enquiry

Camden Council has published their research on how the local child protection system could be improved. Camden Safeguarding Children Board invited the Family Advisory Board (FAB) to consult with other families to recommend improvements to the service. The many positive recommendations can be seen by clicking on the title “Family-led child protection enquiry”  and then…

Latest government guidance on reporting a serious child safeguarding incident

The government has published guidance on how local authoritiesin England should report a serious child safeguarding incident to the ChildSafeguarding Practice Review panel. The guidance states that local authoritiesmust use the child safeguarding incident notification system to notify thePanel if it’s known or suspected that a child has been abused or neglected. Thestatutory guidance Working…

Suicide prevention

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in England has published a cross-government suicide prevention workplan. This sets out the actions being taken up to 2020 to carry out the suicide prevention strategy for England. It includes a focus on addressing the increase in suicide and self-harm among children and young people. Suicide Prevention…