Guidance on multi-agency meetings

Parental involvement in multi-agency meetings is encouraged by ECSP. Children are also supported to attend multi-agency meetings or have their views represented. The presence of parents and/or children in multiagency meetings can be helpful in that it brings the child more clearly to mind, allowing for greater focus. Accuracy of information and facts can also be checked and clarity in respect of the parent and child’s views can be obtained.

You might you be invited to a multi-agency meeting regarding a child for the following reasons:

The purpose of a multi-agency meeting

Preparing for the meeting

Participation in the meeting

Plans should be:

After the meeting and review

For further information and guidance please see London Safeguarding Children Procedures.