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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.

24 May 2024

Work for us! Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer

We are seeking a dedicated Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer to lead and support policy, performance, and strategic development projects.

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30 April 2024

Thematic Review: Physical Harm to Infants under 2

The review focused on two of our priorities: improving outcomes for pre-birth services and support service for infants, and enhancing multi-agency collaboration.

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30 April 2024

Using the online Request for Support Form

From June 6 2024, all partner organisations should be making all referrals using the Request for Support Form.

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30 April 2024

Thematic Review: Physical Harm to Infants under 2

The review focused on two of our priorities: improving outcomes for pre-birth services and support service for infants, and enhancing multi-agency collaboration.

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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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29 April 2024

Mentors in Violence Prevention training

Several partners will be supporting the school-based programme, which uses a peer-leadership approach to tackle harmful behaviours.

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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.

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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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30 April 2024

Thematic Review: Physical Harm to Infants under 2

The review focused on two of our priorities: improving outcomes for pre-birth services and support service for infants, and enhancing multi-agency collaboration.

A simple graphic featuring the Devon SCP logo and the words using the online Request for Support Form
30 April 2024

Using the online Request for Support Form

From June 6 2024, all partner organisations should be making all referrals using the Request for Support Form.

29 April 2024

Pre-birth Referral Pathways – Update

All professionals in contact with pregnant mothers should routinely assess the needs of the mother and unborn baby.

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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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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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