The DSCB has a statutory duty to assess the effectiveness of the help being provided to children and families in Devon, as well as quality assure practice and assess whether multi-agency partners are fulfilling their statutory safeguarding duties. This includes joint audits of case files involving practitioners and identifying lessons learned through conducting Multi Agency Case Audits (MACA).
This page contains information on past Multi-Agency Case Audits (MACA) as well as Best Practice Masterclasses which are used as a platform to feedback on the findings of the MACAs as well as findings from Serious Case Reviews.
Dual Diagnosis – Working with Families where a parent has a co-existing Mental Illness and Substance Misuse – Sept 17
Families where MARAC was a feature – July 2016
Children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour – November 2016
Children with Disabilities – June 2015
Early Help – September 2015
Unborn Babies – January 2016
Families where MARAC was a feature – September 2016
Children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour – January 2017
Dual Diagnosis – Working with Families where a parent has a co-existing Mental Illness and Substance Misuse
“Dual Diagnosis is the term used to describe people who have co-existing problems of mental health and substance misuse difficulties, which includes drugs and alcohol”
Devon Dual Diagnosis Strategy (Short Version)
Slide Shows from the Seminar:-