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.

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).

Children with Disabilities – April 2015

Summary: Children with Disabilities

 

Early Help – July 2015

Summary: Early Help

 

Unborn Babies – December 2015

Summary: Unborn Babies

 

Dual Diagnosis – Working with Families where a parent has a co-existing Mental Illness and Substance Misuse – Sept 17

Report – Dual Diagnosis MACA

Families where MARAC was a feature – July 2016

Summary: Families where MARAC was a feature

Report: Families where the MARAC process was a feature

Children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour – November 2016

Report: CYP displaying harmful sexual behaviour

Families where MARAC was a feature – September 2016

Poster

Agenda

Presenter Bios

MACA Feedback – PowerPoint

Further Presentations:

Context of DV

The MARAC Process – PowerPoint

Working with Perpetrators

Building Better Relationships Programme

Strategy to End Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Devon – PowerPoint

Additional Information:

How a murdered woman became invisible in the coverage of her death – Guardian

A cycle of violence: when a woman’s murder is called ‘understandable’ – Guardian

Walking into a home with drug abuse and domestiv violence was terrifying – Guardian

We are the men of a childhood where the monsters of family violence were real – Guardian

If adults are scared, how might children living with domestic abuse feel? – CommunityCare

Children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour – January 2017

Poster

Agenda

Presenter Bios

MACA Feedback – PowerPoint

Further Presentations:

Research Messages – PowerPoint

Harmful Sexual Behaviour – PowerPoint

Working with the aftermath – PowerPoint

AIM Assessment – PowerPoint

Additional Information:

Sam is a convicted paedophile… and a teenage girl – Guardian

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)
2016

Slide Shows from the Seminar:-

Think Family

Devon Children and Families Partnership Presentation by Georgina Adams

Laura Spittles, Clinical Specialist for Safeguarding Presentation

Adaction Presentation

Useful Articles:-

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resource for working with parents with mh issues

Silent Voices Report