Safeguarding reviews and audits

Expert support on conducting statutory reviews, learning reviews and audits to improve safeguarding practice

SCIE helps organisations to review and learn from safeguarding incidents in a way that supports improvement. We support with statutory case reviews, routine audits and learning reviews across children’s and adults’ services.

SCIE’s reviewing experts:

  • broker access to accredited lead reviewers
  • develop local capacity to review safeguarding cases and practice through training and mentoring
  • train leaders and managers on using a systems approach for effective learning and improvement.

The style and substance of the (SCIE Learning Together) report allowed for a more honest discussion with the Board about learning from the review.

Independent chair, Local Safeguarding Children’s board

Organisations that SCIE supports

We work with organisations in the UK and overseas that have a legal responsibility to protect and safeguard children and adults at risk of abuse or neglect including:

SCIE can help your organisation and partners to learn together and improve safeguarding practice.

SCIE’s Learning Together model

SCIE’s Learning Together model is one of the most developed and tested systems-approach models available. This collaborative methodology aims to gain a deeper understanding of current local practice and cultivate an open, learning culture. Each review is bespoke, designed to fit your needs, the case(s) and circumstances.

Our in-house experts and associates conduct audits and case reviews on a consultancy basis, supported by methodological supervision from SCIE.
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Become an accredited reviewer

SCIE runs a support programme for lead reviewers accredited in the Learning Together systems model. We welcome both salaried professionals as well as independent consultants. There are two routes to accreditation:

Accredited lead reviewers who work within local agencies benefit from:

Safeguarding reviews and audits - clients

Over 90 organisations have commissioned SCIE and our associates to carry out safeguarding reviews. We have an international reputation.

See a list of all our safeguarding  clients

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