Young Minds Matter Youth Conference

On Saturday 9th July 2022, the Croydon BME Forum, in partnership with Maudsley Charity Trust, Off The Record, and the Wandsworth Community Empower Network (WCEN), hosted the first Young Minds Matter Youth Conference in Croydon, South London.   With the purpose of breaking down the stigma attached to mental health in young people, the conference […]

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Care Review Published

The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care was published in May 2022. Focused on families, relationships and investment is described by the authors as a “bold plan to reset the care system” A Children & Young Peoples Summary version is also available.   It will be some time before the government agrees how it responds, […]

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KCSIE 2022

KCSIE 2022 has been updated with some changes which will be incorporated into our Croydon model Safeguarding Policy ready for September. Annex F within the document provides a summary of key changes but don’t rely on this solely as your update. Some of these key changes are: Part 5 – Terminology of Peer-on-Peer abuse is now […]

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes & Star Hobson SPR

The Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel (National Panel) has published the report into the deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes & Star Hobson. These children were not Croydon children however this report has national interest. You can download the report here: ALH_SH_National_Review_26-5-22   The CSCP will be considering the report at future meetings and sharing the learning […]

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Domestic Abuse – Support Update

Please share this offer of support via your professional networks – from : Raanaa.Javaid@croydon.gov.uk – Safe and Together Implementation Lead I Respect Domestic Abuse Case Consultations If you are having any difficulties with DA cases, would like to map the harms, ascertain how to work with abusing or non-abusing parent or are stuck with case […]

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