1. West Sussex Safeguarding Month

    4 November, 2019

    In November of this year, our colleagues in the West Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership are running a series of events. Brighton and Hove staff have been offered places on the sessions running on the 14th and 19th November, which are being presented by the Border Force. These events are being being advertised via the “Eventbrite” […]

  2. News Letter

    23 October, 2019

    Brighton and Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership arrangements are almost finalised, and within the next few weeks all electronic and social media formats will also be active. The new website will also be completed and will look refreshed and updated, it will still hold all the relevant information and give direction to services and resources that […]

  3. Sudden Unexpected Child Death Training

    8 October, 2019

    This important subject is being covered in a days training event, which Brighton and Hove are running in conjunction with our Safeguarding Partners from West Sussex. The vent is being facilitated by various expert professionals, and lead by the Designated Doctor for both areas. For more information and to sign up for the limited places […]

  4. Changes are coming…

    27 September, 2019

    We’ll soon be changing our website and twitter username to reflect our new name, the Brighton & Hove safeguarding partnership (BHSCP)! This change has come in response to Working Together (2018) in which it was set that all local safeguarding children boards are to transition into new safeguarding arrangements, with the local authority, police, and […]

  5. Exploitation Training

    9 September, 2019

    Local training provider YMCA WiSE has been commissioned by Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP) to deliver bespoke training to meet the needs of your service. You can access this by following the link Exploitation training flyer You can make of this service by telling them what you, need and how long you would like […]

  6. Safeguarding Week 2019

    5 September, 2019

    Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership are running a week of events to highlight specific areas of risk and concern that effect the young people we all work with across our locality. This year is being used to focus safeguarding professionals on the effects of young people’s mental health and how this can also be […]

  7. Mental Health Support for Young People

    9 August, 2019

    The Council have uploaded some helpful advice for keeping children safe and well this Summer, including important information on emotional health and wellbeing support services for young people and parents. See here for more!

  8. Open Space Events for the Sussex-wide Review of Emotional and Wellbeing Support for Children and Young People

    22 July, 2019

    There is currently a Pan-Sussex review of emotional support and wellbeing support for children and young people taking place. As part of this, Open space events, meetings where those attending create and manage the agenda, are taking place to create discussions that will contribute to the review. In the open space event, participants choose sub-topics […]

  9. Childhood Vulnerability in England – Report

    9 July, 2019

    The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the scale of child vulnerability in England. The report’s findings include: 723,000 children currently receive statutory support or intervention 2.3 million children are living with risk because of a vulnerable family background – more than a third of these children (829,000) are ‘invisible’ (not […]

  10. Child Sexual Abuse

    The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (CSA Centre) has published its annual report measuring the scale and nature of child sexual abuse (CSA) and exploitation in England and Wales. The report explores data from local authority children’s services, including child protection plans and social care initial assessments which record that a child has […]