1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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!

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Prevent Community Roundtable – 9th July 2019

    4 July, 2019

    Prevent is one of the four strands of CONTEST, the Government’s Counter Terrorism Strategy. The ‘Prevent Strategy’ is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism and aims ‘to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism’. Prevent aims to safeguard and support vulnerable people to stop them from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The […]

  8. Brighton & Hove comes together to tackle exploitation

    20 June, 2019

    Brighton & Hove are coming together to tackle exploitation for June 2019. Brighton & Hove – like many cities and towns across the UK – is impacted by violence, vulnerability and exploitation related to drug dealing, serious & violent crime and the criminal & sexual exploitation of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This is […]

  9. CSCB Vulnerable Adolescents Thematic Review – Learning

    18 June, 2019

      Croydon Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) recently undertook a thematic review on vulnerable adolescents following the separate deaths of three teenage boys during a four week period in the summer of 2017. The purpose of the Thematic Review was to determine whether there were any patterns in the children’s experiences, including where they lived and […]

  10. Draft Domestic Abuse Bill – New Recommendations About Children

    17 June, 2019

    The Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill has published a report giving suggestions for amendments to the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, covering England and Wales. The recommended changes to the Bill are to ensure that all those affected by domestic abuse receive protection and a tailored response to their differing needs. The Committee was […]