There are about 9000 children and young people in Bristol with special educational needs or a disability (SEND).

Organisations across Bristol’s Children and Families Partnership are currently working together to help ensure these children and young people achieve the outcomes set out in the Children, Young People and Families Strategy.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00
22 August, 2018

 

Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is funding an evidence based tool called Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2). It clearly identifies neglect levels and the impact this is likely to have on children within a family.

BSCB will be running a training plan across the next 12 months to enable those practitioners who undertake assessments with children and families to use this tool in their work.

13 August, 2018

 

A serious case review published by Bristol Safeguarding Children Board has stated that agencies working with children and families in the city need to provide a more robust response to child-to-parent or child-to-sibling violence.

8 August, 2018

 

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is consulting on a draft code of ethics.

The code is aimed at helping organisations to review their policies and practices in order to update them in line with their purpose and values. It seeks to provide an overarching set of principles that reflect values shared across the charity sector.

 

There have been growing levels of awareness of harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people. This conference aims to look at an issue that can be very challenging for professionals and families alike.

 

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 4 October, 2018 -
09:30 to 17:30
11 June, 2018

Based on the feedback from the first stage of the Targeted Short Breaks consultation which closed on 1 June 2018, Bristol City Council is consulting again with some new proposals. 

Bristol City Council has a statutory responsibility to provide a range of short breaks (previously known as respite) and is asking local parents, carers and other interested parties to contribute their thoughts and ideas.

Bristol City Council is offering the opportunity for voluntary, community and third sector organisations to lease Southmead Adventure Playground through Community Asset Transfer.

This event is an information session for potentially interested organisations.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 26 June, 2018 -
14:00 to 16:00
25 April, 2018

 

Bristol City Council has launched a two part public engagement and consultation for Bristol’s targeted short breaks. The first part will run until Friday 1 June, then they will evaluate the responses and run a further six week consultation until Sunday 15 July 2018.

Please click on this link for details: https://bristol.citizenspace.com/communities/targeted-short-breaks/

Targeted Youth Services
 
Three contracts have been awarded by Bristol City Council to Creative Youth Network in the North, East & Central and South Bristol. These contracts will focus mainly on young people who need support to manage a range of social, health, education and skills needs.
 
Creative Youth Network want to talk to local providers in each area and see how Creative Youth Network can best work together with local providers to provide young people with a cohesive programme of support. 
Date/Time: 
Monday, 14 May, 2018 -
19:00 to 21:00
Targeted Youth Services
 
Three contracts have been awarded by Bristol City Council to Creative Youth Network in the North, East & Central and South Bristol. These contracts will focus mainly on young people who need support to manage a range of social, health, education and skills needs.
 
Creative Youth Network want to talk to local providers in each area and see how Creative Youth Network can best work together with local providers to provide young people with a cohesive programme of support. 
Date/Time: 
Monday, 14 May, 2018 -
12:00 to 14:00

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