1. Learning from national serious case reviews

    5 December, 2018

    The NSPCC have added six case reviews to the Serious Case Review Collection this month featuring a number of issues including fathers, non-accidental head injuries and communication Baby C Death of a 7-week-old infant from non-accidental injuries caused by shaking in February 2016. His father was convicted of manslaughter in March 2018. Baby C lived with […]

  2. The LSCB Multi Agency Training Programme for 2019 into 2020

    4 December, 2018

     Training Programme for 2019 into 2020 – Available to view via our website  You can also find our training courses via the BHCC website and the Learning Gateway The Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) continues to offer a wide range of multi-agency safeguarding training offers.   In 2019 you will see more training […]

  3. Safeguarding Week – Last Day

    30 November, 2018

    The LSCB Safeguarding Week, concludes today. We will be talking Professional Differences, and how to challenge appropriately. “Sometimes when agencies work together there may be times when a decision made by a worker from another agency is either not safe or not in the best interests of a child. This may relate to professional involvement […]

  4. 16 Days of Action and the White Ribbon campaign

    28 November, 2018

       Briefing note: 16 Days of Action and the White Ribbon campaign   What are the 16 days of Action?   The 16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a global initiative, seeking to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.  The 16 Days run […]

  5. Safeguarding Week is Happening

    27 November, 2018

    Safeguarding week started with agencies from across our county of Sussex, attending the LSCB Pan Sussex Safeguarding Conference,  hosted at the AMEX Stadium. Also running yesterday afternoon was a Trauma Informed Practice workshop, run by one of our Lead Practitioners and a colleague from Sussex University. The week continues with a presentation from the Clermont Unit […]

  6. Becky took the day off because she was going to a Taylor Swift concert in London

    22 November, 2018

      Becky took the day off because she was going to a Taylor Swift concert in London. Anwar’s parents took him out of school for a day trip to Thorpe Park, because it’s less busy during the week. Magda decided to stay off school because it was her birthday. They thought it wouldn’t matter, but […]

  7. Safeguarding Week – Take a Look !

    The LSCB is running a full week of Training Events next week, Beginning with our Pan Sussex –  Safeguarding Adolescent Conference, The week continues with various events all week, for full details follow the link here, can we urge all multi agency staff to to take a look at the sessions being held and encourage […]

  8. Reporting forced marriage

    21 November, 2018

      The Home Office have opened a consultation on whether there should be a mandatory reporting duty relating to forced marriage, and if so what it should look like. The aim of the consultation is to explore how safeguarding responses could be strengthened to improve protection for victims of forced marriage, to ensure that perpetrators […]

  9. Professional Differences “to challenge or not to challenge”

    Sometimes when agencies work together there may be times when a decision made by a worker from another agency is either not safe or not in the best interests of a child. This may relate to professional involvement in early help services, children in need, child protection or children looked after. It can relate to […]

  10. Worried about child exploitation?

    20 November, 2018

     A reminder that Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) & the Safeguarding Adult Board (SAB) have produced two briefings for professionals to raise awareness of Vulnerability, Violence and Exploitation (VVE). There is a short briefing to give staff an introduction to these emerging areas or risk, and a longer Professionals Briefing with fuller […]