Agenda

Surrey Corporate Parenting Board - Thursday, 26 January 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Remote

Contact: Racheal Ireton / Amelia Christopher  Corporate Parenting Project Manager, Surrey County Council / Committee Manager, Surrey County Council

Items
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1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

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2.

MINUTES FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING: 17 NOVEMBER 2022

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    To agree the draft minutes as a true record of the meeting.

3.

VIEWS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ON: SAFEGUARDING

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    For information and awareness on the theme: Safeguarding.  

     

4.

CRIMINAL EXPLOITATION AND MISSING LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN

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    This report to the Corporate Parenting Board (CPB) provides an overview of ongoing work with safeguarding partners to improve the outcomes for children who go missing from home and care and/or at risk of criminal exploitation.

     

5.

CONTEXTUAL SAFEGUARDING (POLICING)

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    This document is provided to the Corporate Parenting Board to update the police activity on contextual safeguarding.  

     

6.

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S EMOTIONAL WELLBEING & MENTAL HEALTH (EWMH) AND SUICIDE PREVENTION UPDATE

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    To update the Board on:

     

    • The development of the emotional wellbeing and mental health strategy and action plan.
    • Progress made in the development of system wide working on suicide prevention for children and young people.

     

7.

DIRECTOR FOR CORPORATE PARENTING UPDATE

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    This document provides Board members with a regular update on key areas for the services which support the delivery of Corporate Parenting across the county. It also provides a summary of the Alerts and Escalations raised on behalf of children by the Independent Reviewing Service.

     

8.

ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE - IMPROVEMENT UPDATE REPORT

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    This Improvement Update is being provided to the Corporate Parenting Board primarily for information and awareness of the various transformation projects and improvement activity currently underway across Surrey’s children’s services.

     

    As agreed at an earlier meeting, the content of this report is now more focused on corporate parenting services supporting children in care and care leavers however some key updates across other parts of children’s services are included where relevant. Further information can be provided on any of the information included in this report.

     

9.

ACTION TRACKER AND AOB

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    ·         The Board to monitor responses, actions and outcomes made at its meetings and demonstrate impact.

     

    ·         To discuss any other business as necessary.

10.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING: 23 MARCH 2023

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    The next meeting of the Board will be held on 23 March 2023.