TASP Webinars

TASP Webinars are run on  regualar basis, taking place EVERY 4th Monday of each month at 4:00pm to 5:15pm. Do add this as a re-occuring appointment in your diary, so you can keep it free if of interest! On occasion, we are required to move these dates, due to availablilty from speakers or because of other clashing events. We will provide as much notice as possible of any changes and you can always check here to see what webinars are coming up.

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Thank you to those who have been attending and joining our ongoing discussion on issues and concerns for Safeguarding Partnerships. We are so pleased to have so many of you engaging in these issues. Please use the link below to book your place.

WEBINAR 29: Monday, 4th July, 2022 - 4pm to 5:15pm  - ‘Children’s rights and children’s homes: what next after the care review?’

Carolyne Willow, Founder Director of Article 39, a charity fighting for the rights of children living in state and privately-run institutions and Martin Barrow, campaigning journalist and editor of Week in Care join us to discuss the issues and challenges in placing children in settings where they are not able to live with family members or foster carers and the inequalities in in care standards

Our webinars are member driven, so do keep sharing ideas and concerns. If you haven't joined TASP yet, please do consider membership to help us help you. All our Webinars are recorded and shared for members on our website, as well as support materials from each topic.

We believe that all the challenges discussed in our webinars are linked in many ways. We hope you will join us for the next webinar and contribute to our discussion and learning. To register in advance, use the links. Confirmation emails with information on joining the Zoom calls will be received. This is a manual process of approval, so don’t worry if you don’t get it immediately.

Limited spaces available, open to all but priority given to TASP members.

In addition, TASP members can log into our website at any time and watch the recorded webinar sessions, if they were unable to attend, or wanted to go back to view a particular part of a discussion. The past webinars are listed below. The link, slides of presentations and all support materials from these events are only available to members. If you are interested in joining, there is more information here.

Webinar 23

In Webinar 23 we were joined by Phil Brewer (Specialist Advisor to Human Trafficking Foundation) and Dr Patricia Hynes (Professor of Social Justice/Sheffield Hallam) to hear some of the evidence base around Modern Slavery and the issues in carrying out research in this area as well as the practical elements of safeguarding children in the context. Colleagues also discussed issues locally and provided feedback through our Webinar Forum. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and report are available to TASP members by clicking on the image above.

Webinar 22

In Webinar 22, we supported the Department of Health and Social Care deliver the Webinar "Talking Heads: ICSs and your questions answered". We were joined by Kenny Gibson and Catherine Randall from NHS England; Justin Srivastava from Lancashire Constabulary; Lucy Booth and Rachel Skingle from the Department of Health and Social Care and Jane Shuttleworth, an Indendent Consultant. Helen Adams and Lorraine Parker, the National Health and Police Facilitators (respectively) chaired the webinar and Steve Bather facilitated the Q&A.  Full details about the panel and all supporting documentation (the video, the slides, the forum report and all discussed materials) are available on a dedicated page here. This webinar is an open page to any colleagues in Safeguarding who wish to watch the event, if they missed it, or revisit some of the shared practice, for those attending.

Webinar 21

  

We were joined by Peter Green to lead a session on Child Suicide and Self Harm. Chris Miller, a TASP Trustee also provided some facts and data to open up the webinar. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and report are available to TASP members by clicking on the image above.

Webinar 20

  

We were joined byJosh MacAlister from the Independent Review of Children's Social Care in England. Josh summarised the Review Phases and the Case for Change. Colleagues discussed how Safeguarding Partners work together to deliver both help and protection in the children's social care system and had a further discussion on how safeguarding partners work together to ensure there is an adequate system to protect young people from harm outside of the home.

Webinar 19

We were joined by Mark Gurrey from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel to discuss his report on "The Myth of Invisible Men" Safeguarding Children under 1 from non-accidental injury caused by male carers. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and report are available to TASP members by clicking on the image above.

Webinar 18

We were joined by Baroness Grey-Thompson and Dr Daniel Rhind to discuss Safeguarding in Sports. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and report are available to TASP members by clicking on the image above.

Webinar 17

We were joined by Kat Banyard, from UK Feminista, Peter Bieneman from Harrow School and Simon Bailey, Norfolk's Chief Constable to discuss Sexual Harassment in Schools.
    •     Kat Banyard covered Combating Sexual Abuse in Schools
    •    Peter Bieneman from Harrow School, spoke on behalf of a number of Public Schools on Sexism in School - Reviewing the Issues and working on anti-sexism plans
    •    Simon Bailey discussed Sexual Abuse; driving behaviours and managing allegations. The Webinar is available to watch, and the slides and report are available to TASP members by clicking on the image above. 

Webinar 13

In our first webinar of 2021 we aimed to provide a review of some upcoming topics of interest as well as provide a "health check" for Partnerships, with an open conversation with webinar attendees sharing issues and concerns and highlights of what is working and what there is to look forward to in 2021. Specifcally, Chris Miller provided a Domestic Abuse Bill update and Laura Anderson joined us from the DWP to explain a new safeguarding stream of work. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and reports are all available to TASP Members by clicking on the image above

Webinar 11

We invited Sir Alan Wood to  to update us on his review of Multi-agency Safeguarding and and have an open conversation regarding his plans for stage 2 of this review. The conversation worked within the framework of four key topics.

  • Structural
  • Leadership
  • Impact on Practice
  • Independence & Scrutiny

As part of TASP's ongoing conversations, we collated feedback from colleagues for these areas and any other miscellaneous points for consideration. These were fed back to Sir Alan. The ongoing forum remains open, until 12th November, for all colleagues to continue to provide their experiences and issues. Colleagues can do so here

Richard Burrows and Jenny Pearce, TASP Trustees, also fed back interim results on TASP's Independence and Scrutiny Survey.

Webinar 10

We invited Dr Aisha Hutchinson & Dr Jenny Driscoll from Kings College to update us on their research, having spoken to us on Webinar 5, followed by a discussion on
how Partnerships approach Independent Scrutiny. Jenny Pearce, an Independent Scrutineer and Trustee of TASP was joined by Nicky Pace (also a Scrutineer) to lead the discussion. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and reports are all available to TASP Members by clicking on the image below. As part of the project, TASP is also undergoing a short research project to capture the range of interpretations of the IS requirement and issues Safeguarding Partnerships have in relation to new arrangements. The result of this survey will also be shared with Members shortly.

Webinar 9

Back and refreshed from a summer break, Webinar 9  brought two speakers; Margaret Mulholland, from the Associations of School and College Leaders ASCL, who is their national lead on SEND (among other things) and Tracy McAspurn, from the Quality Improvement and Support Team in Calderdale. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and reports are all available to TASP Members by clicking on the image above.

Webinar 4

Sarah Elliott, from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel presented the trends in relation to Serious Incident Notifications and Rapid Reviews during Covid19
& Mick Brims & David Goosey from Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership shared their experiences of Rapid Reviews. The webinar is available to watch, and the slides and reports are all available to TASP Members by clicking on the image above.