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Essential information for professionals and practitioners

Whether you are new to Devon or are just looking for some guidance, we’ve rounded up the key information that professionals and practitioners need to know – including our child protection procedures, case resolution protocol, Levels of Need tool and training and events.

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12 February 2024

Training Bulletin – February 2024

Here’s a selection of the key training opportunities, courses and workshops coming up over the next few months.

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17 November 2023

Training Bulletin – November 2023

Here’s a selection of the key training opportunities, courses and workshops coming up over the next few months.

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31 October 2023

SaFest 2023 – virtual safeguarding festival

Devon’s Virtual Safeguarding Festival will be back for a fourth year and will take place during the week of 20-24 November 2023.

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5 September 2023

Partnership becomes Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership

From 5 September 2023, the Partnership will become the Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

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24 November 2022

New speech and language courses to help young children catch up after COVID-19

We have created new courses for parents and carers and professionals to help children catch up and reach their potential.

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25 August 2022

Free webinar about safer sleeping

The virtual event on Thursday 22 September will explore what we know about sleeping arrangements and sudden infant deaths.

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5 September 2023

Partnership becomes Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership

From 5 September 2023, the Partnership will become the Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

21 June 2022

Voices of England’s Missing Children

The Children’s Commissioner has published findings exploring the groups of children missing from education and the reasons behind it.

The Youth Parliament Team 2022-24
6 April 2022

Youth Parliament team meet for first time

The team are working to create a Countywide Manifesto that will outline key messages from young people across Devon.

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5 September 2023

Partnership becomes Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership

From 5 September 2023, the Partnership will become the Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

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13 April 2023

HOPE Programme for Long Covid

NHS England South West are running a four-week course, starting on 26 April, for anyone with Long Covid who is aged 16-18.

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6 October 2022

Latest edition of Young Carers newsletter

The newsletter contains all of the latest news, links, resources, information and upcoming events that young carers can get involved in.

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31 October 2023

SaFest 2023 – virtual safeguarding festival

Devon’s Virtual Safeguarding Festival will be back for a fourth year and will take place during the week of 20-24 November 2023.

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11 September 2023

Working Together 2023 Consultation

Thank you to all who took some time to complete the survey. We heard from a wide range of practitioners covering ten different services in Devon. Here’s what you said.

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5 September 2023

Partnership becomes Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership

From 5 September 2023, the Partnership will become the Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership logo
5 September 2023

Partnership becomes Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership

From 5 September 2023, the Partnership will become the Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

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10 January 2023

Innovation Grants Scheme 2023-24 opens for applications

The scheme can provide up to £5,000 to organisations to support children and young people (0-18) with special educational needs and disabilities.

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2 December 2022

Disabled Children’s Futures – Innovation Grants

An information session for providers and professionals is taking place on Monday 12 December 2022.


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