Joining the dots: bridging boundaries to strengthen partnerships Wednesday 13 October Overview This event introduced TCE’s Joining the Dots framework and explored the behaviours and approaches most likely to bring about system change to better tackle child exploitation. Annie Hudson (TCE delivery partner) shared her thoughts about partnership work in the child exploitation and extra-familial harm context. TCE’s Partnership Manager Anna Racher (Research in Practice) introduced Joining the Dots (JTD) principles and shared the JTD animation. Useful resources ‘It’s not them, it’s us’: the making of a child exploitation strategy – Tackling Child Exploitation (researchinpractice.org.uk) About the speakers Annie Hudson, TCE Delivery Partner Anna Racher, TCE Partnership Manager, Research in Practice and Tackling Child Exploitation (TCE) Support Programme Designed for TCE’s events are aimed at strategic leaders, senior managers and individuals in all roles and agencies, drawn from both traditional and non-traditional safeguarding partners, plus participants with an interest in ideas to support systems improvement in relation to child exploitation and extra familial harm. This event is not aimed at student social workers. Please note: Spaces are limited per organisation and only available to those working in England due to TCE’s Department for Education funding.