CSCB Annual Report 2016-17
I am delighted to publish the CSCB Annual Report 2016/2017.
The report presents the work of the partner agencies over the last year showcasing achievements to improve safeguarding outcomes for children and young people. The Annual report also identifies areas where partners need to do more to ensure children and young people are safe.
The CSCB is required to publish a report under Working Together 2015 which provides a rigorous and transparent assessment of the performance and effectiveness of local services.
The CSCB is a multi-agency partnership and is much more than the sum of its parts. Managers and front line practitioners across the partnership all work extremely hard under significant resource pressures with some of the most vulnerable children in Croydon. CSCB partners have demonstrated they give the highest priority to safeguarding children demonstrated through their commitment and attendance at CSCB meetings, engagement in multi-agency audit of practice, serious case reviews and CSCB multi-agency training.
Our work together over the last year demonstrates effective partnership working which provides a sound basis to tackle the challenges ahead.
The report has been developed with the support of all the partner agencies of the CSCB. Please enjoy reading about the achievements you have all made as well as the areas for development in the coming year.
Sarah Baker, CSCB Independent Chair