Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Act 2020 Parenting Expert Action Group meeting: 3 February 2021
Minutes from the meeting held 3 February 2021.
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Summary of meeting
1. Welcome & Introductions
The Welsh Government (WG) welcomed attendees to the meeting and invited introductions around the table.
2. Summary of meeting – 6/10/2020
The Group agreed the summary of the 6/10/2020 meeting.
3. Overview and update on the Act
WG provided an overview and update on the Act and the associated implementation groups, including a more detailed update on the communications work relating to the Act.
4. Parenting and Communications update
WG provided an update on parenting policy and the Parenting. Give it Time communications work undertaken since the start of the pandemic, including a number of additional Top Tips resources created and promoted.
The Parenting. Give it Time autumn campaign Parenting Moments, was launched on the 12 November. This campaign built on the success of the thematic approach of the summer campaign.
5. Mapping of existing parenting programme analysis
An overview was provided of the recent questionnaire responses and re-commissioning of the mapping exercise which originally took place in November 2019. The PEAG & Parenting Network were thanked for the responses received.
6. Parenting intervention for diversion in relation to the Children Wales Act
WG gave a presentation on Parenting Programmes to support the diversion scheme.
7. Presentation – Parent Talk Cymru
Action for Children gave a presentation on the recently launched online facility “Parent Talk Cymru”
8. AOB and closing remarks
Thanks was given for those attending.