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News and Events at Sandwell Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB)

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The SSCB are holding a series of Multi-Agency Threshold Training Events in the Seven Localities
These can be booked via Learning Pool. For more information on how to use Learning Pool visit our Training page. To book yourself a place click the link below
Book your place via Learning Pool

Learning and Improvement Framework
Sandwell Safeguarding Children Boards local learning and improvement framework should enable organisations to be clear about their responsibilities, to learn from experience and improve services as a result
Learning and Improvement Framework

Neglect Policy & Practice Guidance
Following recommendations from a Serious Case Review (SCR) undertaken with Dudley Council in 2012/2013 (Child C SCR), Sandwell Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) has developed Policy and Practice Guidance for professionals dealing with neglect.
Neglect Policy & Practice Guidance

Multi Agency Thresholds Document
The multi agency thresholds document provides guidance to clarify the circumstances in which to refer a child to a specific agency to address an individual need, to carry out an Early Help Assessment or to refer to Children's Social Care
Multi Agency Thresholds Document

Multi Agency Referral From (MARF)
This form should only be used to make a referral to Sandwell’s child protection Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Multi Agency Referral Form (MARF)

Multi Agency Referral From (MARF) Guidance Document
Guidance on completing a MARF (including examples of good/ poor quality MARFs)
Multi Agency Referral Form (MARF) Guidance

Neknominate - a drink/ dare craze sweeping the internet
SSCB is keen to highlight the dangers of a drink/ dare craze sweeping the internet called Neknominate
Dangers of 'neknominate'

SSCB launches new multi-agency Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy
This includes a multi-agency Action Plan for Child Sexual Exploitation
CSE Strategy and Action Plan

SSCB Child Sexual Exploitation, Trafficking and Runaways Resource Pack launched
Resource Pack and Forms to assist professionals working with children at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation, Trafficking and Runaways. This includes a referral form for the YPSEM panel and a Police Information Sharing Tool
Resource Pack

Safe and Sound Issue 1
Read the SSCB's latest newsletter
Safe and Sound Issue 1

SSCB Leaflet
Information Leaflet about the SSCB
SSCB Leaflet

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What's new in the Sandwell SCB website

This section gives you a summary of new and updated features in the Sandwell SCB website.

Summaries available by clicking on the dates below;

August 2013


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