Tag Archive: child abuse

Training: Learning from Serious Case Reviews

30th March, 2022 9:30 am

Course outline Following the Children Act (2004), the process of reviewing cases where a child has died, was seriously harmed, or abuse is known of or suspected, was established. The aim of these Serious Case Reviews is to establish learning for professionals and agencies to improve how everyone works together to safeguard children and young people. For anyone with responsibility... 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

Assume sex abuse is occurring, schools told

7th July, 2021 8:26 am

School and college staff should assume that peer-on-peer abuse is happening even if nobody has reported it, guidance from the Department for Education recommends. The department’s Keeping Children Safe In Education document will become mandatory in sixth-form and college settings for the first time in September. The guidance warns that abuse can happen outside school or college and can be... View Article

IICSA: Six political parties improve safeguarding procedure in response to Inquiry recommendations; three still to respond

30th March, 2021 8:24 am

Six UK political parties have now either created or improved their child safeguarding policy in response to recommendations made by the Inquiry during the Westminster report, with three parties named in the report yet to respond. First published in February 2020, the report examined seven key issues including police misconduct, political parties, whips’ offices, the Paedophile Information Exchange, prosecutorial decisions,... View Article