CFAB is the UK arm of International Social Services (ISS) a network of professionals and partners in over 120 countries worldwide. They provide help with cross-border cases involving vulnerable children and can provide training. They also have a free advice line 020 7735 8941 or you can email them email@example.com. http://cfab.org.uk/
Basic Checks guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/basic-checks This is the main guidance page for Basic DBS checks. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rehabilitation-periods This document has a table explaining rehabilitation periods. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-check-eligible-positions-guidance All the leaflets produced are on this page or you can follow the links below for specific guidance: Regulated activity with adults in England Regulated activity with adults in Wales Regulated – Read more..
Recent research led by Professor Amanda Robinson in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University (available at http://orca.cf.ac.uk/111010 or you can listen to a podcast below ) involved a thematic review of three different types of death reviews: Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs), Mental Health Homicide Reviews (MHHRs) and Adult Practice Reviews (APRs). This was the first study – Read more..
The NSPCC has released figures which show that, in 2017/18, there were 1,298 Childline counselling sessions with children and teenagers related to exam stress, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Figures show that concern was highest in August 2017, with just under a quarter of all counselling sessions related to exam stress happening – Read more..
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The story of IRIS, A life changing project that’s enabled GPs to recognise and refer victims of Domestic Abuse.
13 – 17 November 2017 National Safeguarding week across Wales this year will take place between the 13 – 17 November 2017. Safeguarding Week aims to deliver awareness-raising events for the general public and professionals to reinforce key messages around safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. Each of the regional boards has developed – Read more..
This powerful video from North Wales police on the consequences of knife crime is a really positive example of engagement with young people.
Jennie Lewis is the mother of a young woman with Downs syndrome. She highlights the critical and long-term role of families in making ordinary lives possible for people with learning disabilities.
I had the pleasure of meeting Frank Mullane, the CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA), at the Western Bay Regional Safeguarding Board Conference last year. Frank founded AAFDA in memory of his sister Julia Pemberton and her son Will who were both killed by her partner. Frank is a very engaging speaker who demonstrated – Read more..