Month: August 2021

Safeguarding jobs round up – 27 August 2021

27th August, 2021 1:00 pm

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will soon be closing for applications – click on the individual links for more information or to complete an application. For a full list of vacancies, please visit the Job Board on our... View Article

WANDSWORTH’S ‘AGILE’ CHILDREN’S SERVICES PRAISED OVER COVID-19 SUPPORT

26th August, 2021 2:07 pm

A council which has experienced high levels of Covid-19 infections has been praised for the quality of provision for vulnerable children during the pandemic. A focused inspection on arrangements for children in need and children subject to a child protection plan in the London borough of Wandsworth found “strong commitment and investment” from politicians and senior leaders across the council... View Article

Number of UK children unhappy with their lives rises – report

26th August, 2021 1:57 pm

Growing numbers of British children are unhappy with their lives, with many worrying about school, friends and how they look, a report reveals. The number of 10- to 15-year-olds who say they are not happy rose from 173,000 (3.8%) in 2009-10 to an estimated 306,000 (6.7%) in 2018-19, the Children’s Society found. That 6.7% – one in every 15 young... View Article

Safeguarding jobs round up – 20 August 2021

20th August, 2021 12:48 pm

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding.   Below are a selection of jobs which will soon be closing for applications – click on the individual links for more information or to complete an application.   For a full list of vacancies, please visit the Job... View Article

Record number of young people wait for eating disorder treatment in England

19th August, 2021 7:50 am

A record number of children and young people with a potentially life-threatening eating disorder are waiting for treatment in England, as psychiatrists warn soaring demand is overwhelming services. NHS data analysed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists shows that while the number of those waiting for urgent and routine treatment has reached record levels during the pandemic, more children and... View Article

Lessons from past crises for child and adolescent mental health during COVID-19

16th August, 2021 11:09 am

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other in modern times. It has reached every population and community. While the evidence base is still nascent, this report looks at the impacts of disasters and past epidemics – such as Ebola, HIV, SARS/MERS and Zika – on child and adolescent mental health and psychosocial wellbeing, and examines how these insights can guide... View Article

Police awarded £11.3m for programmes to prevent domestic abuse crimes

16th August, 2021 11:05 am

Story via gov.uk    The Home Office has awarded £11.3 million to 25 Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England and Wales, to go towards domestic abuse intervention programmes. The programmes focus on interventions encouraging behaviour change to help stop perpetrators from committing domestic abuse, with the ultimate aim of preventing further crimes from being committed. Funding will also focus... View Article

Safeguarding jobs round up – 13 August 2021

13th August, 2021 1:00 pm

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will soon be closing for applications – click on the individual links for more information or to complete an application. For a full list of vacancies, please visit the Job Board on our... View Article

From Diana in ‘The Crown’ to ‘Physical’: Are TV shows responsibly portraying eating disorders?

13th August, 2021 8:28 am

It doesn’t take long for Apple TV+’s “Physical” to get to its eating disorder plot. In the first episode of the dark comedy about a housewife who launches an aerobics empire in the 1980s, Sheila (Rose Byrne) orders a large meal at a fast-food restaurant. Then she goes to a motel, strips off her clothes, binge-eats the food and vomits. It’s one among several such scenes in... View Article