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Safeguarding Practice Learning Forum


The aim and purpose of the Safeguarding Practice Learning Forum to bring together practitioners and managers from the adults and children’s workforce ensure that they are sufficiently equipped by way of local and national knowledge and skills to enhance safeguarding practice and thereby promote positive safeguarding outcomes for children, young people and adults with care and support needs.

The Safeguarding Practice Learning Forum – Terms of Reference August 2022


The next meeting is on Wednesday 19th June 2024, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Taking place at Sans Souci, Tanworth Road, Solihull, B90 4DD.

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This session will cover:

Stuart Smith OBE – Independent reviewer will be sharing the learning from a yet to be published Solihull Child Safeguarding Review, that has learning for professionals working with both adult and children.

Wednesday 24th January 2024 –  The presentation is available here


Tuesday 26th September 2023 –  The presentation is available here


Tuesday 13th June 2023The presentation is available here. There were also presentations from Solihull Youth Justice Service and Early Help/School Intervention & Prevention Team.




Wednesday 26th February 2020 – The Terms of Reference were revisited.


Tuesday 27th September 2019 –  The presentation is available here


Thursday 16th May 2019 – Click on each of the documents from the meeting; presentation, notes, and Prevent referral form.


Wednesday 30th January 2019The notes are available here. The presentation is available here. The review of terms of reference meant the new name for the faculty will now be the Learning & Development Forum.


Wednesday 12th September 2018 – This meeting discussed mental health & wellbeing. The notes are available here. There were 3 presentations from the Solihull Children’s & Adults Safeguarding Boards, Children’s Mental Health Commissioner, and Adults Mental Health Commissioner.


Wednesday 9th May 2018 – This meeting discussed exploitation. The notes are available here. The presentation is available here.


Wednesday 24th January 2018 – This meeting discussed Special Education Needs a Disability (SEND). A copy of Solihull SEND Ofsted report was sent prior to the meeting and an adults safeguarding case review discussion paper was introduced during the meeting. The notes are available here. The presentation is available here.




Wednesday 25th January 2017The notes are available here. The Solihull MBC Parenting Strategy was discussed, with a presentation to go alongside the discussion. A case study was also discussed.



Wednesday 18th May 2016 The notes are available here. 


Wednesday 24th February 2016The notes are available here.



Monday 22nd June 2015 – This was the first meeting. A report is available here.