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WSCB Learning Event – September 27th 2018

 


The WSCB held a multi-agency learning event on the 27th September 2018 at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton. The event was open to both professionals and the public. The purpose of the event was to reinforce the message that safeguarding is Everyone’s Responsibility and we all have an important part to play in ensuring children and young people are safe.

There were two distinct parts to the Learning Event; multi-agency presentations for professionals and multi-agency stalls for professionals and the public.

Presentations

The event was opened by Maggie Atkinson, the Independent Chair who reinforced the importance of learning and our individual and collective responsibilities to safeguarding children. Maggie introduced a performance about Exploitation from the local Last Minute Theatre Company.

Twelve separate presentations were delivered on the day (repeated morning and afternoon) and they were all very well attended:

  • Managing Allegations
  • Learning from Case Reviews
  • Youth Justice Service
  • Family Group Conferences
  • Neglect and Adolescents
  • CAMHS – Future in Mind
  • Supporting Families Enhancing Futures
  • Learning from Case Reviews
  • Early Help
  • Exploitation and County Lines
  • Integrated Front Door and Op Corzola (CSE)
  • Working Together 2018

Stalls

Eighteen agencies and the safeguarding board provided stalls for the learning event. The stalls contained details of services, resources and information for families and the wider   public as well as for professionals. The stalls included information from:

  • LADO (managing allegations)
  • Wirral Community NHS Trust
  • Arrowe Park Hospital
  • CAMHS
  • Catch22
  • CE Team
  • RASA
  • Tomorrows Women
  • Edsential
  • Early Years
  • Wirral CCG
  • Family Group Conferencing
  • Safer Wirral Hub
  • Early Help
  • Wirral Ways to Recovery
  • Forum Housing
  • Youth Justice Service
  • Criminal Justice Liaison & Diversion Team
  • Creative Youth Development
  • National Probation Service

Participation

693 places were reserved by professionals attending 23 presentations throughout the day. The event was also attended by the public and professionals from a wide range of agencies visiting the information stalls in the foyer.

Professionals and members of the public were able to leave feedback using the Learning Event feedback cards supplied.

83 cards were completed on the day and below are some examples of the feedback received:

Presentations

Click the links below to download a copy of the presentations delivered on the day.

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