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24 June 2019

VOYC – Group 2 Awareness in Safeguarding Training

This course gives those working with children a greater understanding of the child protection identification, responding, recording and reporting processes.

What you have been saying about the DCFP in words: integrity, kindness, partnership, honesty and passion are key
17 June 2019

Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-2022: we want to hear your feedback

We have developed the Children and Young Peoples Plan from the things that staff, parents and children have told us are important. We are now checking we have got this right.

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11 June 2019

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: first national review

The Panel will visit Devon and talk to the key people involved in one specific case looking at adolescents and criminal exploitation. 

Forced marriage is illegal in the UK. Read more about forced marriage.
10 June 2019

Forced Marriage – You have the right to choose

We are raising awareness of forced marriages. Everyone has the right to choose who they marry, when they marry or if they marry at all. Forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

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4 June 2019

Invitation to the regional Online Safety Update session from the UK Safer Internet Centre

A chance for professionals in the local community to learn about out about free resources and services that will help them to keep children and adults safer online.

Post it notes on a planning board stuck to the wall
11 May 2019

Ofsted Annual Conversation and Focused Visit

Ofsted “left with a clear sense of the key milestones in the local authority’s improvement journey, the challenges that remain, and plans for future improvement.”

silhouette of teddy bear in a kitchen in the dark
15 April 2019

Missed opportunities highlighted in published report

A report by the Devon Children and Families Partnership into the historical sexual abuse of a young girl identified missed opportunities by agencies that may have prevented the extent of her abuse.

teenage children on swings in a park on a winter's day wearing wooly hats - Photogrpahy by Tom Hull. Models used.
12 March 2019

‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in the south west

Devon and Cornwall Police say the most likely form of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the south west is perpetrated by other young people. #CSEDay19

Words from poster: Exploitation is happening in Devon
28 February 2019

Launch of online toolkit to help tackle exploitation

The toolkit will help frontline colleagues learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon and the surrounding area.

Mash Logo, four green circles overlapping
28 January 2019

New MASH Enquiry form now live

You will need to use it to make an enquiry to the MASH when you have safeguarding concerns that may require children’s social care involvement.


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