Conflict and arguments between parents and within families is normal. However, conflict between parents can start to harm children’s outcomes if it becomes destructive. Destructive parental conflict is frequent, intense, and poorly resolved. It can happen even if parents are no longer in a relationship together but are still co-parenting.
Sandwell Early Help Offer at a glance - including Targeted Early Help Team contacts and Children Centre contacts.
Working or volunteering with children, young people and families in Sandwell? If so, we would like to invite you to our upcoming Early Help Partnership town event which will be held Wednesbury.
Everyone is involved in the delivery of Early Help, including, communities, voluntary groups, police, GPs, schools, health and targeted support services. Without this shared, cross-sector responsibility – whether public, private, voluntary or community – we run the risk of missing opportunities to get help to children and families quickly.
Across the partnership we have spent the last few months devising a new EHA for Sandwell.
Join us and other local children and young people practitioners to consider how we can build on our strong partnerships and make multi-agency early help in Sandwell even more effective for families.
Graded Care Profile 2 is an assessment tool that measures the quality of care being given to a child, helping social workers to identify neglect and spot anything that's putting that child at risk of harm. For more information visit: nspcc.org.uk/gcp2
This local guidance was designed to complement national guidance and inform organisational and multi-agency responses to Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) in Sandwell.
An additional layer of mental health support in place for colleagues that are struggling. If the Ripple software is downloaded, it pops up support services available when people search for harmful suicide content.
This strategy has been written by the Child Exploitation Board (CEB) a subgroup of Sandwell Children’s Safeguarding Partnership (SCSP) the local statutory group for ensuring that there are clear and concise multi-agency safeguarding arrangements underpinned by effective procedures and processes that are applicable to all partners in Sandwell to safeguard children, young people from harm caused by exploitation from within their family and from individuals they come across in their day-to-day lives.