Key Points
  • Identifying common challenges and analysing best practices from recent Safeguarding Practice Reviews
  • Successful strategies to close gaps between and within agencies making sure every child receives the attention they deserve.
  • Involving practitioners, families and surviving children as partners to transform responses and improve services


Overview
Expert Speakers

  • Liz Balfe, ,Independent Scrutineer
  • Chris Miller, Chair, Chair of the London Regional Group of LSCB Chairs and Harrow Strategic Safeguarding Partnership
  • Simon Bayliss, Practice Development Manager, Safeguarding, Social Care Institute for Excellence


Join Westminster Insight’s Sharing Learnings from Safeguarding Practice Reviews Briefing to explore how case reviews can be best utilised to improve and embed positive changes in safeguarding practice.

Attend this briefing to review the latest policy updates in The Children and Social Work Act and Working Together to Safeguard Children and the three strands of new arrangements, including its implications on the procedures in Local Child Safeguarding Partnerships and National Review Panels.

Get actionable advice from the constructive experiences of involved practitioners, surviving children and families on how to transform your services and respond effectively. Gain insights from different agencies and independent scrutineers and listen to the authors of these reviews on the common challenges that practitioners face.

You will analyse real and relevant cases from the repository of case reviews and will expand your capacity to respond by practicing innovative simulation training techniques. Join with colleagues to rethink your strategy and learn best practices to manage your resources efficiently, optimise your organisational structure and collaborate effectively with other agencies to protect children from abuse and neglect.


Agenda
Start

09:00 - 09:10
Chair's Opening Remarks

 

09:10 - 09:50
Working Together to Safeguard Children

 
  • Reviewing the latest updates and reforms to Working Together 2018
  • Analysing the three strands of new arrangements, Child Death Reviews, National Panel Reviews and Local Safeguarding Reviews.
  • Exploring the role of the National Panel
  • Learning from local and national reviews
  • Understanding the role of Independent Scrutiny to make the most out of their recommendations

Speakers

Liz Balfe Independent Scrutineer

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09:50 - 10:30
Key Learning Points from Recent Case Reviews, Risk Factors and Practice Recommendations

 
  • Reviewing cases with different types of abuse and exploitation
  • Achieving positive outcomes for surviving children and family members
  • Ensuring responsible involvement of practitioners, families and surviving children as partners to reflect their views on the review

Speakers

Chris Miller Chair of Harrow LSCB and Chair of the London Regional Group of LSCB Chairs

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10:30 - 11:15
Exploring Case Reviews: Purpose and Scope

 
  • Establishing a clear purpose for reviews to open a window on new areas for practice improvement through systems thinking
  • Analysing the scope and methodology of the review with the local safeguarding partners to ensure intelligent commissioning for practical outcomes 
  • Exploring Quality Markers and standards for good service delivery 

Speakers

Simon Bayliss Practice Development Manager, Safeguarding, SCIE

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11:15 - 11:45
Break

 

11:30 - 12:10
Insights from the Review Complexity and Challenge: A Triennial Analysis of SCRs

 
  • Creating constructive critique from and for involved practitioners
  • Improving prompt communications to facilitate the decision-making process between practitioners
  • Developing a just and learning culture to transform poor performance into opportunities
  • Approaching service improvement with a child centred focus

12:30 - 13:15
Understanding Inter Professional Issues for Effective Responses

 
  • Training staff through simulations to evaluate professional responses
  • Analysing the evidence supporting best practices and developing an action plan to implement them
  • Exploring innovate approaches to overcome challenges to professional practice

End

Speakers

Liz Balfe Independent Scrutineer

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Simon Bayliss Practice Development Manager, Safeguarding, SCIE

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Chris Miller Chair of Harrow LSCB and Chair of the London Regional Group of LSCB Chairs

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Venue details

Streamed Live


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