29 Apr 2019
April 29, 2019

ICON: Babies Cry, You Can Cope!

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Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire Safeguarding Children Boards, and the Pan-Lancashire Child Death Overview Panel, have launched a new campaign which aims to help parents and carers to cope with a crying baby.  The call for resources comes from a number of infant deaths and serious case reviews where a baby has died or.. read more →

Please find below the new Child Exploitation Disruption Toolkit, published by the Home Office today. The toolkit is primarily aimed at frontline staff, including law enforcement, social care, education, housing and the voluntary sector, working to safeguard children and young people under the age of 18 from sexual and criminal exploitation. Additionally, it is intended.. read more →

13 Mar 2018
March 13, 2018

BBC Ownit

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BBC launched Own It, a new website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help 9-12 year olds get the most out of their time online.It aims to help children develop the confidence and resilience to tackle the everyday challenges they face online. Own It brings a child’s perspective of online.. read more →

07 Nov 2017
November 7, 2017

Prevent Mental Health Guidance

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NHS England have produced guidance for mental health services in exercising duties to safeguard people from the risk of radicalisation. To view this guidance, please click on the link below: prevent-mental-health-guidance read more →

13 Oct 2017
October 13, 2017

NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect

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Please find below a link to the new NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect, for you to download: NICE Guidance Child abuse and neglect 2017 read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted.  .. read more →

The South West Grid for Learning (who are a lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) have produced a short article for parents on managing their children’s screen time – technology rather than TV. It is written from both a parent and professional perspective. Click on the link below to access the article: Parenting.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

CSE Guidance February 2017

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Please find below a link to the new Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Guidance from February 2017. This includes definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation. CSE Guidance 2017 read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

Disrespect Nobody Campaign

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The Home Office launched its ‘Disrespect NoBody’ Campaign last week (this runs until the end of March) aimed at preventing young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. The advertising will be seen during Hollyoakes, the Brit Awards, Big Bang Theory, Spotify, and.. read more →

Please find below a link to Keeping Children Safe in Education – Online Safeguarding Guidance 2016. The guidance is designed to support schools and colleges in addressing online safety aspects contained within the guidance. To view the document, please click on the link below: kcsie-2016-online-safeguarding     read more →