The Derby Safeguarding Children Board

The Derby Safeguarding Children Board is made up of senior people from the key agencies that work with children, young people and their families. Our aim is to work together to keep children and young people in Derby safe from abuse or harm at home and in our communities.

This site provides information for the public, children, young people, parents, carers and professionals.

The Board has a number of subgroups to carry out its work.

The subgroups are:

  • The Quality Assurance Group
  • The Serious Case Review Panel
  • Education Subgroup
  • Vulnerable Young People Group

Joint subgroups

Joint subgroups are held with the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board to improve how we work together in common areas

  • Policy and Procedures Subgroup
  • Child Death Overview Panel
  • Learning and Organisational Development Group (Previously the Workforce Group)

More Information about their work can be found on the Subgroups page

Derby Safeguarding Children Board

  • Christine Cassell is the Independent Chair

 The DSCB team

  • Sue Phillips is the Administrator
  • Mark Sobey is the Board Manager 
  • Carol Woods is the Policy Officer and Development Officer
  • Naomi Feldman is the Policy and Development Officer (Training) 

Christine Cassell and members of the team can be contacted using the contact details below or the email