1. Young Carers

    17 January, 2019

    There are within our local authority, young people who take on a caring role for either their parents or siblings.As professionals working with families across the city, it is important that you recognise this and raise awareness as what support is available, to both the family and the young person. Young Carers can often be […]

  2. Could you befriend a young person ?

    8 January, 2019

    The Independent Visitor Service in Brighton and Hove are looking for new volunteers. do you think you could give some of your time to support a young person who is looked after by our local authority ? Many children in care are teenagers so they are particularly looking for people who are interested in working […]

  3. Sudden Unexpected Child Death – Rapid Response – Pan Sussex Event.

    Dealing with the unexpected death of a child or young person in one of the most intense situations that professional may find themselves having to deal with. To provide a greater awareness of the roles that multi-agency staff maybe required to undertake in this situation, the LSCB’s across Sussex have come together to provide a […]

  4. Operation Encompass – new Sussex-wide scheme supports children who witness domestic abuse

    4 January, 2019

      A new scheme to help children who witness domestic abuse in the home is going Sussex-wide. Operation Encompass is a safeguarding partnership between police and education. It is a simple but efficient way in which information from the police can be shared in strictest confidence with a school key adult, to provide that child […]

  5. Brighton & Hove LSCB Yearly Round Up

    19 December, 2018

    This year has been a busy one for Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board. In our final newsletter of 2018 we reflect on the work of the safeguarding partnership over the past 12 months and look ahead to the coming year. In July 2017 we saw the publication of Working Together to Safeguard Children, […]

  6. Learning and Development Update

    18 December, 2018

      There are lots of upcoming opportunities for learning and development for staff. See below for a full range of courses!   Practical Skills to Support Families Through the Early Help Process – 5 April 2019 This new half day workshop will introduce you to the practical element of the early help process. You will […]

  7. Think you know about exploitation?

    The LSCB is offering various ways to update your knowledge on all aspects of exploitation. There is face to face training, presented by colleagues from WiSE. This consists of two days, the first looking at the various ways that young people can be drawn into the many faceted methods of being exploited, and how to […]

  8. Domestic Abuse Training

    17 December, 2018

    Domestic Abuse Training   In Brighton and Hove there is a range of good quality training that staff can access in order to develop their understanding of domestic abuse.  This includes LSCB, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and training provided within our partner agencies. Attending these training offers will develop your understanding of the […]

  9. Learning from Newham

    11 December, 2018

    A Serious Case Review (SCR) was commissioned by Newham Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB) following a notification of the death of Chris, a fourteen year old boy of Caribbean heritage. Chris was shot at close range in Newham and was transported to the Royal London Hospital, were he later died. This SCR Briefing is a short […]

  10. What happened at Board in September?

    7 December, 2018

    News from the LSCB Meeting on 10 September 2018  If you are interested in  what was discussed by the Local Safeguarding Board held in September 2018 you can read our short briefing here or the review the full meeting minutes here.