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Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Children & Young Peoples Trust Rep

Your Reps on this board are:

Representative – Deb Jones, Solihull Life Opportunities
(email for information or feedback)
Alternate – Nasheima Sheikh, Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid

You can also view the CYPT pages on Solihull Council’s website

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Thursday, September 26th, 2013

26th September 2013 Meeting

Art of being brilliant – the Arden Pupils and the Park Hall Pupils presented on the pilot scheme they had been involved with – it was very inspiring, although there was some questions raised about how they maintain the sense of positivity in the long run.  There was no doubt, however, that the programme had gained

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Friday, May 17th, 2013

16th May 2013 Meeting

LSCB Bi-annual report

Marion Davies (from Warwickshire) has been appointed as independent chair.

The DfE has issued a revised edition of Working Together (2013) which now includes “Early Help”. The LSCB will be defining thresholds for all levels of support for different needs.

An audit highlighted the challenge of identifying suitable educational provision for children with emotional, social

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

CYPT Newsletters – Oct 12 – Jan 13

Read the CYPT Newsletter Oct 12

Read the CYPT Newsletter Nov 12

Read the CYPT Newsletter Jan 13

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Thursday, September 13th, 2012

13th September 2012 Meeting

Draft Children and Young People’s Plan.

The draft Children and Young People’s plan 2013 was discussed, the priorities are: Early help, support for parents, safe from harm, building aspirations, and healthy childhoods. Suggestions were made that there needed to be more reference to disability, victims of crime and domestic abuse, improving the method of measuring success

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Friday, July 27th, 2012

26th July 2012 Meeting

By: Janet Down – Substituting for Deb Jones

Board Representation – Vanessa Bishop was re-elected in as Chair of the Childrens Trust Board, there was discussion about bringing in Private Sector involvement in the future – this was welcomed as long as they provided representation from the whole sector.

Early Help Strategy – due to be consulted on shortly

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Friday, May 25th, 2012

24 May 2012 Meeting

Early Intervention
Consultations and workshops have been held to look at how families can be supported from an early stage to prevent potential problems escalating. CYPT have a lead on driving this agenda forward and it is still a “work in progress”. There is a recognition that peer support as well as multi agency working is

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Friday, March 16th, 2012

15 March 2012 Meeting

Key Points:

All decision making groups are keen to have a parent/voluntary sector representative – the groups have been asked to produce a job description including time commitment.
Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Annual report produced. 3 top priorities: Domestic Abuse, Child sexual exploitation, Neglect.
Early Intervention (to support families in need) – A stakeholder event is being

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