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Presentation to Faith and Culture sub-group, supplementary schools forum and children, young people and families network group.

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    Pan London Safeguarding Presentation Sept 2010 Pan London Safeguarding Presentation Sept 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • Karen Walkden
    • Barnet Contribution
      • Pan London Safeguarding Faith and Culture Project
    • Background…
      • 1.6m children in London
      • 40% BME
      • Disproportionality - SCRs
      • Parenting practices vs UK legislation on child rearing and safeguarding
      • Community knowledge of legislation and resources
      • Professionals understanding and weighting of family culture and sensitivities
      • Trust needs to be built between statutory services and faith and cultural groups – so that protection of children is prioritised.
      • Beliefs
      • Drive
      • Behaviour
    • … Background
      • New Migrant Fund
      • Pan London Steering Group
      • All boroughs deliver focus groups
      • Identify and disseminate best practice – seminars, links
      • 8 Local Authorities with projects
      • July 2010 to December 2011
    • Outputs
      • Guidance on culture and faith issues to accompany the London Child Protection Procedures
      • A Strategy Toolkit to assist LSCBs engage with local communities whose culture and faith distinguishes them from the host nation
      • A Training Toolkit to assist professionals to better safeguard children whose circumstances include culture and faith issues
      • Conference held jointly with Trust for London in April 2011
      • London Councils conference in December 2011
    • Focus group questions for professionals
      • What do you feel least confident about when acting to safeguard children/support families from minority ethnic cultures and faiths?
      • Do you have easy access to expert advisers for the minority ethnic communities and faith groups that you deal with in your area?
      • What training would you like to improve your confidence and competence to safeguard children/support families from minority ethnic cultures and faiths?
      • What do you think your LSCB could do to assist you in your task of safeguarding children in different culture and faith communities and groups?
    • Focus group questions for faith and cultural community groups
      • What do you think are the priority safeguarding children issues in your community and/or faith group?
      • What is your experience of the statutory and voluntary services for supporting families and keeping children safe in your area?
      • What do you think statutory services professionals need to know and do (in relation to your culture and/or faith) that would help keep children safe?
    • Best practice
      • Local authority audits
      • Policies in place, processes for updating
      • Ethnic monitoring
      • Equalities impact assessment
      • Designated BME/Faith safeguarding person
      • Process for views of BME/Faith to influence service provision
      • Publications to promote safeguarding of BME/Faith
      • Parent support programmes for BME/Faith
      • Training courses for professionals working with BME/Faith
    • Barnet’s contribution
      • Piloting materials, toolkits and information through focus groups and learning sets.
      • Increase knowledge and uptake of safeguarding resources by faith and BME communities through advice service.
      • Involve young people through Junior Safeguarding Board
      • Focus on supplementary schools and their particular needs
    • Other boroughs…
      • Bexley – community parenting support groups for BME, managing inter-generational tensions
      • Brent – community needs assessment, creating a community lead sub-group for the local SCB. – focus on BME ( Victoria Climbe Foundation). Links to work in Harrow.
      • Enfield – training for professionals, church and community leaders and parents to promote early intervention and prevention in African communities. (AFRUCA)
      • Hackney – Community group work with Turkish/Kurdish families to address domestic violence and intergenerational conflict.
      • Merton – Investigating the extent and causes of disproportionality in child protection interventions for minority ethnic and faith communities. Links to AFRUCA work in Southwark.
      • Newham – sexual abuse and spirit possession in relation to Muslim teenage girls.
      • Tower Hamlets – Piloting a multi-agency cultural competence training programme
    • Stakeholders
      • London Councils
      • Barnet Safeguarding Children Board
      • Faith and Culture sub-group
      • Professionals working with children in Barnet
      • Faith communities – via faithbook and CommUNITY Barnet
      • BME and new migrant communities via CommUNITY Barnet
      • Supplementary schools via BSSF
      • ContinYou
      • Junior Safeguarding Board
      • Barnet Multi Faith Forum
      • … and others
    • Linked Project – Safe Network
      • 4 Boroughs
      • Engaging with faith groups to understand how they access safeguarding support
      • What are the barriers
      • Jointly managed by NSPCC and Children England
      • Elaine Ryan to October Pan London meeting
      • Also CD available – Keeping our children safe – Raising awareness in black and minority ethnic communities.
    • So far…
      • Membership of steering group
      • Scoping the Barnet contribution
      • Research into existing resources
      • Audit of Barnet’s policies and procedures
      • Proposed focus groups
      • Designed and delivered on-line survey
      • Post training evaluation form questions
      • Briefings
    • Next steps
      • Briefing more stakeholders – raising the profile – highlighting resources available
      • Responding to audit findings eg Equalities Impact Assessment Toolkit for assessing policies and procedures
      • Analysis of SCRs in Barnet
      • Faith and culture sub-group of the SCB – models for involving culturally specific service providers
      • Gathering views - focus groups – on-line survey – training
      • Engage with supplementary schools and Junior Safeguarding Board
    • Arising
      • Preventative action – Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities - Parenting support
      • Role of voluntary sector – Hackney model/Bexley model
      • Cultural competence
      • Packs for focus groups/interviewees
      • http://www.londonscb.gov.uk/culture_and_faith/
    • Follow progress through updates on the following websites:
    • [email_address] 07941 203564 www.flourishing.me.uk
      • Link to on-line focus group questions:
      • www.surveymonkey.com/s/faithandculture