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Welcome to the Partnership Podcast - The P Pod, from the Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership! Meet the agencies who will help you to support children, young people and their families across Somerset. Explore local and national learning and how to improve your safeguarding practice. If you would like to take part in a future podcast or have any questions or comments arising from any episodes we'd love you to contact us at theppod@somerset.gov.uk www.somersetsafeguardingchildren.org.uk

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Get in touch with us at The P PodWARNING - THIS EPISODE CONTAINS DISCUSSIONS ON THE TOPIC OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.In 2021 Ofsted conducted the national thematic review into sexual harassment in schools and colleges, which subsequently led to a number of significant updates in Keeping Children Safe in Education later that year.In this episode we talk to young people about their experiences of the issue and hear from them about their experiences, what helps, and what ...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn today's episode we hear first hand the devastating impact that abuse has on children and young people when we speak to a survivor of sexual abuse, who joins us to share her story to help us to learn how we can best support victims at the most critical times in their lives.Importantly though, we also speak with Jodie and Ellie from Barnardos Phoenix Project, who work to support victims of sexual abuse recover from their trauma.If you have been affected by to...
The Family Front Door

The Family Front Door

2024-05-2044:42

Get in touch with us at The P PodToday we're joined at the P Pod by our colleagues Lisa Hucker and Philippa Small from the Family Front Door, who are the front door for children's services in Somerset.In today's episode we talk about the role the front door plays in ensuring families receive the right help at the right time, and in particular what they look for when triaging an Early Help Assessment (EHA) when agencies are requesting the help of the Family Intervention Service or Children Soc...
Get in touch with us at The P PodToday sees the launch of the Somerset Trauma Informed Network so we've put together this special episode to introduce it to you and to find out what Trauma Informed Practice is, what it means for you, and how it can help the support offered to children and families.In todays episode we speak with a number of professionals from across the Partnership to find out what exactly a Trauma Informed approach entails, and how you can get involved.To find about more abo...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn today's episode I'm pleased to be joined again by MI Trainer, Jackie Webb and Consultant Social Worker Sharron Ricketts to continue our conversation about how MI can be used to support families and safeguard children.In previous episodes we've discussed how MI can be used to support change - but what about those times when the journey of change isn't an option, and we need to deliver difficult messages and hold really challenging conversations?Is MI still r...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode we're joined by a real expert in his field, Jordan Alexander, CEO of Prism Training and Chair of the National Working Group of Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief.This is an area that many may have heard of, but few of us really understand the intricacies of so we're so pleased Jordan has taken the time to inform us on this subject.For local guidance, policy and procedure go to Child Abuse linked to Faith or Belief (trixonline.co.uk)For further d...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode we speak with Anthony Goble, one of the Local Authority Designated Officers (LADO's) for Somerset, about the role of the LADO and their role in safeguarding children and supporting the process when an allegation is made against someone who works with children.If you'd like to find out more about the Managing Allegations process you can find this on the SSCP Website HEREIf you are from an education setting within Somerset and would like to boo...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode I speak with Chloe Deverell, Team Manager for Child Exploitation within Children Social Care about her experience of working in this field and the importance of everyone working together to safeguard and respond to concerns relating to the exploitation of children and young people.You can find details on Child Exploitation on the SSCP Webpage here: Child Exploitation - Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnershipas well as further information h...
Get in touch with us at The P PodToday we bring you a special episode where Jackie Webb, MI Trainer and Consultant Social Worker Sharron Ricketts have agreed to join us to hold a live Motivational Interviewing conversation to demonstrate how MI can actually work in practice.If you've not hear our previous 3 episodes on MI with Jackie we strongly recommend you go back and listen to these first as this episode will make a lot more sense if you do.As talked about in the episode, a one day Introd...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn this episode we talk to Fiona Phur, Participation and Partnerships Business Manager, Paul Mitchell, Senior Partnership Engagement Officer and Gaby Sorgente, SEND Young People's Champion about how and why Children & Young People influence change across the Partnership.For further information on the topic discussed in today's episode go to:Web pages:Somerset Young People’s VoiceSomerset Youth ParliamentSiCC and SLCC (Somerset In Care Councils)Unstoppables...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode we speak with Jayden Mills, Complex Care Midwife with Somerset Foundation Trust (SFT) about how she and the WREN Team support parents with complex needs and ensure effective safeguarding in the Pre-Birth period.If you'd like to find out more about the WREN Team go to The WREN team - Maternity (somersetft.nhs.uk)You can find more information to support unborn babies on the SSCP Website HERE, as well as the Pre-Birth Planning Toolkit and the re...
Get in touch with us at The P PodMotivational Interviewer Trainer, Jackie Webb, joins us for another episode where we further explore MI and how it can be used to support families.Today we begin to delve into some of the techniques that you can use in practice, and focus on promoting change through MI conversations.If you've not listened to Episodes 1 and 2 of 'Using Motivational Interviewing to Support Families' we recommend you listen to these first.Don't forget - Jackie is also running one...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn this episode we speak with Suzie Figg, Team Leader and Young Carers Lead for Somerset Council's Children's Services and Mel Bicknell, from Youth Unlimited CiC who is the Young Carers in Schools Award CoOrdinator about what it means to be a Young Carer and what support is available for them in Somerset.You can find more information on Youth Unlimited CiC and the Young Carers in Schools Award HERE and support provided by Somerset Council HERE.As always you ca...
Get in touch with us at The P PodWorking Together to Safeguard Children has just been updated.We join Jasmine Wark, Business Manager of the SSCP Business Unit where she outlines to us what changes have taken place and what they mean for you.Documents referred to in this episode:Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023 Summary of ChangesChildren Social Care Review: Stable Homes, Built on LoveChildren Social Care National FrameworkPlease note – due ...
Get in touch with us at The P PodAs we come towards the end of this year here's a roundup of what's been going on at The P Pod, and what's upcoming in 2024.Before the years out though we'll be bringing you a special bonus episode on the recent updates to Working Together to Safeguard Children which was published on the 15th December.Thank you to everyone for all of you support since this podcast was launched a few months ago and we look forward to you joining us again next year at The P Pod.P...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode we speak with Ruth James, the Reducing Parental Conflict CoOrdinator for Somerset about how conflict within the home can affect children, and the support and resources that are in place to support families and practitioners.For further details of the support available go to Somerset children & young people : Health & Wellbeing : New Home (cypsomersethealth.org)Please note – due to the nature of this podcast, themes relating to th...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn this episode we speak with Jackie Webb, Motivational Interviewing Trainer and Consultant about the implementation of MI in Somerset, and how it can be used to support families to make change.MI was introduced into Somerset's Children's Services back in 2019 and has had a profound positive impact on professional practice, with training now being rolled out through the SSCP to all agencies across the County.In this first interview with Jackie we get an unders...
Get in touch with us at The P PodToday we speak with the Chair of the SSCP Executive Group, Superintendent Dickon Turner about the role the police play in the Partnership, as well as how they work together with agencies across the Avon & Somerset Region to safeguard children.Please note – due to the nature of this podcast, themes relating to the abuse and neglect of children are discussed with the content being designed for an adult audience for educational purposes, in order to protect c...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn todays episode we're joined by Donna Markham, Team Leader with Children Social Care's Kinship Team who talks to us about Private Fostering Arrangements, what they are, why they happen and the responsibilities we all have to notify the Local Authority of them.You can find out further information on Private Fostering Arrangements in Somerset HEREPlease note – due to the nature of this podcast, themes relating to the abuse and neglect of children are discussed...
Get in touch with us at The P PodIn this episode we speak with Sally Shearer OBE from the national Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel about the role of the Panel in supporting learning, national reviews and offers her advice on what makes effective safeguarding practice for children and young people.You can find out more about the work of the National Panel HEREor follow them on Twitter HEREYou can also find the national review into Safeguarding Children with Disabilities in Residential...
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