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Things You Should Know June 2018

Key messages from the June 2018 meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board. Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) restructure There was a presentation from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) who updated the Board on changes,  specialist CAMHS services who work with complex mental health difficulties are now under  Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health (BEHMHT). Serious Youth Violence…

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Things You Should Know March 2018

Key messages from the March 2018 meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board. Business as usual All at the March ESCB meeting agreed on the need for ‘business as usual’ whilst the new safeguarding arrangements are still being considered at the Department for Education. Railway Safety British Transport Police alerted all agencies about a concerning number of instances when local railway…

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Learning and Development Annual Report 2016/17 published

Each year the Safeguarding Board published a report covering all of the Learning and Development activities across the year. In 2016/17 1093 people attended courses on a wide range of Safeguarding-related topics The programme this year has had a strong focus on training and awareness-raising in relation to the implementation of Signs of Safety, with almost 450 people attending courses…

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Things You Should Know September 2017

Key messages from the September 2017 meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board. Single Point of Entry (SPOE) Review During the early part of 2017 an organisation called Achieving for Children were invited to Enfield to help ensure the SPOE, which receives all referrals and other information about children, is as effective as possible. The review helpfully identified a number of…

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New Home Office County Lines Guidance published

Home Office Guidance on County Lines ‘County lines’ is the term used to describe the approach taken by gangs originating from large urban areas, who travel to locations elsewhere such as county or coastal towns to sell class A drugs.Gangs typically recruit and exploit children and vulnerable young people to courier drugs and cash. Typically, users ask for drugs via…

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Things You Should Know June 2017

Key messages from the June 2017 meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board. Pilot Ofsted Inspection. In April Enfield Children’s Social were visited by inspectors from Ofsted for a pilot inspection of the new Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) framework. letter. Ofsted concluded that the overall effectiveness of Children’s Services was Good. A small number of areas for improvement were…

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Things you should know October 2016

Published: Saturday, 01 October 2016 Key messages from recent meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board Prevent Prevent is part of the Government’s CONTEST strategy and the Prevent strand is aimed at preventing people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Enfield is one of the Prevent “priority” authorities in London, which is reflected in the fact that we receive additional resources…

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Things you should know June 2016

Published: Wednesday, 08 June 2016 Key messages from recent meeting of Enfield Safeguarding Children Board. Early Help & Support in Enfield Providing high quality help and support to children and their families at an early stage before problems escalate is vital and a high priority for the Safeguarding Board and all our partners. The new Early Help Strategy is nearing completion and when finalised in…

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