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July 30, 2018

Get your creative hat on and design a logo for the awards and a superhero Mascot to win £40 of cinema vouchers.

***Entries open to all Children Looked After and Care Leavers***

July 24, 2018

Practice Briefing Notes 34 - The Progression of the Child Protection Plan

Dear Colleagues,

See attached Practice Briefing Note 34, outlining clarity around the development of the Child Protection Plan.

Please ensure you read and review this Practice Note.  Click the below...

Dudley Youth Council were invited to take part in an event called TraffickHack18 earlier in the year.

This was a hackathon led by young people in Dudley, UK and Kampala, Uganda offering reflection on human trafficking issues.

The Hackathon was organised by New Union a no...

July 19, 2018

Are you a children’s social worker or manager?

Want to be part of a new kind of local authority that actively invests in its staff? We want to hear from you!

Dudley is an ambitious local authority and a great place to develop your career. We recognise the importance of i...

July 17, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Family Group Conference Service (FGC) is now live.

What is a Family Group Conference (FGC)?

It’s a family decision making process, facilitated by independent Family Group Conference Convenors, who enable families to make decisions for...

July 17, 2018

Young people of all ages across Dudley are getting involved in film, art and music to promote wellbeing, having a creative look at ways to make every day feel better.

If you’re aged 16-19 you would be very welcome to join us in central Dudley on Saturday, July 28, 11am-...

July 11, 2018

Practice Briefing Notes 33 - When to complete a Child and Young Person Assessment (CYPA)

Dear Colleagues,

See attached Practice Briefing Note 33, outlining the minimum expectation in terms of when to complete a CYPA and the mandatory points which should trigger the comme...

July 10, 2018

SEND Area draft strategy consultation

Consultation – How you can help to shape our strategy

As part of our wider strategic framework of support for vulnerable children and young people, our multi-agency SEND Improvement Board is seeking views on their draft Dudley area s...

July 4, 2018

Get your creative hat on and design a logo for the awards and a superhero Mascot to win £40 of cinema vouchers.

***Entries open to all children looked after and care leavers***

The Children in Care Council (CiCC) recently organised the ‘Voices & Choices’ event for children in care aged 8 -13 that gave them the chance to have their voice heard using creative arts – rap, street dance, graffiti and comedy /storytelling.

After a quick game led by...