Tag Archive: abuse

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

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

7th January, 2022 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

Conference: Annual Safeguarding conference

18th November, 2021 9:00 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

10th September, 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... 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

Hundreds call NSPCC helpline about school sex abuse

9th July, 2021 8:39 am

More than 500 people have called a helpline about school sex abuse in the three months since it was established. The NSPCC phone line was launched on April 1 after the Everyone’s Invited campaign, which led to thousands of people sharing testimonies on a website about harassment and abuse suffered at school. By June 30, the helpline had received 513 contacts and referred... View Article

Webinar: Coercive control, identifying behaviours and its impact

29th June, 2021 12:00 pm

This webinar will delve into the definition of coercive control, address the different types of behaviours exhibited by victims, abuser tactics  and the challenges posed for practitioners in identifying the signs of victims of coercive control, both adolescent and adult. It will cover how to support vulnerable adults and contemporaries, signposting to support in seeking professional advice and aid.  ... View Article

New tool for under-18s to report nude photos of themselves online

23rd June, 2021 7:53 am

Under-18s who want nude pictures or videos of themselves removed from the internet can now report the images through an online tool. The service – from the Internet Watch Foundation and Childline – aims to help children who have been groomed, or whose partners have posted photos of them online. The IWF will examine the images and try and remove... View Article

Webinar: Domestic abuse and its impact, & Hollie Guard

9th June, 2021 2:00 pm

The impact of abuse in the home, even indirectly, is significant for the young people living in these conditions. Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or background. You can suffer by experiencing domestic abuse indirectly as well as being the direct victim. This webinar will consider how domestic abuse can manifest, and the... View Article

Report Abuse in Education helpline receives hundreds of calls since launching in April

24th May, 2021 2:41 pm

NSPCC Report Abuse in Education helpline has received 353 calls since opening on 1 April.   Commissioned by the Department for Education, our independently run Report Abuse in Education helpline was set up after thousands of testimonies alleging child sexual abuse and harassment in schools were posted on the Everyone’s Invited website. Our helpline is available to support child and adult... View Article