Tag Archive: abuse

Pupil arrested over ‘making threats to kill’

1st June, 2022 2:35 pm

The schoolboy was arrested after the Priory School, in Lewes, East Sussex, alerted police officers following the posts made on social media “threatening to kill” A boy has been arrested after making threats to kill on social media, sparking a “lockdown drill” at his school. Sussex Police officers were alerted to posts uploaded by the boy by The Priory School... View Article

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

27th April, 2022 1:00 pm

Course outline This training is a vital safeguarding refresher for those working with children but who are not themselves the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Sacpa Director of Safeguarding, Dale Wilkins, formerly a Local Authority Safeguarding Trainer, will take delegates through the legal framework, update knowledge of definitions, signs and symptoms of abuse, consider specific safeguarding issues such as Child Sexual Exploitation,... View Article

Ukraine crisis: increased risk of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment by the Charity Commission

25th April, 2022 9:52 am

Ukraine crisis: increased risk of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment Charity Commission alert to raise awareness of the risk of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment of those in need of assistance. The situation in Ukraine continues to change rapidly, with many Ukrainians becoming displaced and seeking the shelter and safety of charities operating along Ukraine’s borders... View Article

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

12th January, 2022 9:00 am

  Course outline This safeguarding training is vital for those working with children but who are not themselves the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Sacpa Director of Safeguarding, Dale Wilkins, formerly a Local Authority Safeguarding Trainer, will take delegates through the legal framework, update knowledge of definitions, signs and symptoms of abuse, consider specific safeguarding issues such as Child Sexual Exploitation, County... View Article

ICO urged to introduce age verification for commercial pornography sites

6th December, 2021 8:54 am

Child safety groups have threatened legal action against the UK data watchdog if it does not introduce age verification checks for pornography online. The Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, which represents 11 children’s charities including the NSPCC and Barnardo’s, told the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that it would bring a High Court challenge if it did not take action.... View Article

Conference: Annual Safeguarding conference

18th November, 2021 9:15 am

  The annual Safeguarding conference highlights the latest key themes and issues relating to safeguarding and child protection. Driven by member feedback, each session will consider a topic of significance for practitioners working to develop and adhere to high standards of care for the young people, children and vulnerable adults they work with.   Training topics will include: The impact... View Article

Training: Safeguarding standards for working with children in international settings

17th November, 2021 12:00 pm

Course outline This course will look at some of the key principles related to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and will invite participants to consider how to apply these core expectations within their own environments and in accordance with the applicable laws and guidance.   Training topics will include: Legal frameworks Signs and symptoms of abuse Specific forms... View Article

Breaching the position of trust; what we know

15th October, 2021 11:00 am

Course outline The significance of recognising and respecting the ‘position of trust’ relationship dynamic in safeguarding and child protection is vital in understanding and setting professional boundaries, relationships and supporting those accessing your services. Recently making headlines through NSPCC’s Close the Loophole campaign and the government extension to the Sexual Offences Act, protecting those who are over the age of... View Article

Pupil abuse in special school secure rooms filmed on CCTV

15th October, 2021 9:10 am

An investigation has been launched into “organised abuse” at a special school in London after CCTV was discovered of pupils being physically assaulted and neglected, BBC News has learned. The videos, found by staff, show pupils being mistreated in padded seclusion rooms between 2014 and 2017. One parent said he didn’t know the rooms existed until he collected his “distressed”... View Article

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

7th September, 2021 9:00 am

  Course outline This training is a vital safeguarding refresher for those working with children but who are not themselves the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Sacpa Director of Safeguarding, Dale Wilkins, formerly a Local Authority Safeguarding Trainer, will take delegates through the legal framework, update knowledge of definitions, signs and symptoms of abuse, consider specific safeguarding issues such as Child Sexual... View Article