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LSCB News:       24 June 2016

LSCB are now on Facebook!

The Redbridge LSCB have joined Facebook.  Do visit and ‘like’ our page.

Child Safety Week Follow Up Event – 29 June 2016

The LSCB will be having a stand at a Child Safety Week follow up event on 29 June, from 10:00 to 13:00, at Cranbrook Children’s Centre, The Drive, Ilford.  This event is aimed at parents and carers of children aged 0-5 but may also be of interest to those working with young children.  See the Flyer for more details.  Do cascade to the parents and carers of young children that you work with.

LSCB Job Shadowing Scheme is launched!

As part of taking forward learning and improvement in the area of safeguarding children and young people, the LSCB have launched a new Job Shadowing Scheme, available across partner agencies.  For more information, see the relevant page on the website.  From here you will be able to request a shadowing experience following approval from your Line Manager.  Do find out more about this initiative which will support understanding of the different roles and responsibilities of agencies and professionals working with children, young people and their families and also contribute to your CPD.

Redbridge LSCB Multi-Agency Threshold Document

The new Redbridge LSCB Multi-Agency Thresholds Document June 2016 is now available.  Watch this space for forthcoming briefing events.

LSCB Conference Report

Many of you were aware, we held a conference on 26 April on ‘The Voice of the Child and Young Person in Safeguarding’.  A brief Report is now available from the event which was led by the LSCB Youth Forum and also featured a Presentation from the Redbridge Autism Ambassadors.

Are you a child or young person?

If something is worrying you or making you scared and you’re not sure if it is abuse, it is important to talk to someone you trust and we can help.

Children and young people may be hurt by an adult or another young person in many ways. Abuse can be any of the following:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Neglect

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Are you a parent or carer?

We all have a personal responsibility to notice when a child or young person may be being abused and pass our concerns to someone who can act to protect them.

This part of the website is for parents, carers, anyone with parental responsibility, relatives, friends and neighbours who need information or advice.

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Are you a professional working with children and families?

Redbridge Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) is a statutory partnership of professionals working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. The LSCB has a range of roles and responsibilities including developing local safeguarding policy and procedures, challenging and scrutinising local arrangements, and raising awareness of safeguarding issues in the community.

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What training does Redbridge Local Safeguarding Children Board offer?

The Redbridge Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Training Programme provides courses, briefings and workshops with a focus on multi-agency training which complements training already available within individual agencies. It not only covers child protection issues but deals with the broad area of safeguarding.

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