Please see below for the latest news updates from Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D.
Our parent champion group (Bexley F.L.A.R.E.) are preparing for a joint training workshop on collaborative work with practitioners due to take place on 25 October. The workshop will help us to think about how we can develop our restorative practice
Next month on 7 September is Youth Mental Health Day (YMHD), an awareness day founded by leading young persons’ mental health charity, stem4. YMHD encourages understanding and awareness of mental health in young people, enabling them to live happy and
The partnership’s third annual conference will take place on 8 October and provide an overview of some of the work of the Learning Hub, Learning from Practice Group, F.L.A.R.E. and other activities undertaken between October 2020 and September 2021. The conference
Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. is working with the safeguarding partnerships in Greenwich and Lewisham on a joint campaign to promote resources and support services to parents who might be struggling to respond to their babies when they cry. The initial phase of
Healthwatch Bexley is keen to ask young people aged 11-25 years about the impact Covid-19 has had on their wellbeing with the aim of increasing awareness of support services that are available to them. Please share and promote their survey
The Learning Hub group for Priority 6 – Getting basic child protection right – has met for sessions on case closure, substance misuse, and neglect and has also carried out a multi-agency audit on domestic abuse. One final session is
Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. Executive has been focused on plans for 2021 – the work of the Learning Hub, the role of independent scrutiny, and the partnership operational team resources. A number of practice issues have also been spotlighted – young people
We’d love practitioners working in Bexley to complete our short survey on Priority 6 to help us develop a baseline in terms of current practice. The closing date is Monday 30 November 2020.
Parents from the Bexley F.L.A.R.E. group came together with partnership leads from Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. and Children’s Social Care to catch up online about how everyone was doing and plans to develop the work of F.L.A.R.E. over the coming weeks and
In line with government guidelines, Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. has continued to carry out its statutory duties using virtual platforms for all meetings and learning events. Its Executive – made up of partnership leads from the Police, Local Authority and CCG –