News: 15 March 2018
New! LSCB Training Programme 2018 – 2019
Exciting news! Our new Programme is due to be published next week. Please check back to find out more about the variety of multi-agency learning and development opportunities on offer, including Understanding Peer-on-Peer Abuse, Harmful Sexual Behaviours, Understanding Loss, Grief, Bereavement and the Effects on Children and Families, Modern Slavery, Child Sexual Exploitation and Safeguarding Children and Families from the Practice of FGM.
NSPCC ‘Open Day’ – Childline
The NSPCC are extending an invitation to a free Childline ‘Open Day’ taking place at their London offices on 11 May from 10:00 to 13:00. The event, which will include workshops, is aimed at professionals who want to know more about Childline and the support it provides to children and young people. For more information contact childlinelondon@NSPCC.org.uk. To book a place click here.
Presentation on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) for Schools
The LSCB, in consultation with schools, the LB Redbridge Children & Families Service, SaferLondon and Refuge, has produced a short PowerPoint presentation for school communities on the topic of child sexual exploitation. The presentation of 13 slides, designed to last for 15 minutes, can be facilitated ‘in house’ as part of a staff meeting or INSET event. Download via the link below or from the dedicated CSE page in the ‘Professionals’ section of the website. Schools are urged to make use of the resource as part of the lead up to the National CSE Awareness Day on 18 March.
If you would like more resources relating to CSE, come and visit the Information Stand in The Exchange Mall, High Road, ILFORD, on Friday 16 March between 10:00 to 16:00.
LSCB Resource Directory – eSafety and Peer-on-Peer Abuse
One of the recommendations from our multi-agency audit on e-safety and peer-on-peer abuse was the development of a directory for use by professionals working with children, young people and families who need specialist guidance and resources on these topics. This now available to download:
We will be seeking to update this resource every six months. You can also find it on our dedicated esafety page.