His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have published two reports on child sexual exploitation: An inspection of how well the police and National Crime Agency tackle the online sexual abuse and exploitation of children and An inspection of the effectiveness of the police and law enforcement bodies’ response to group-based – Read more..
A National Independent Safeguarding Board (NISB) webinar as part of National Safeguarding Week 2023. “Strengthening our collective safeguarding responsibility”. Wednesday 15th November 2023 9.30am – 12.00pm and 12.30pm – 3pm Via Microsoft Teams https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/strengthening-our-collective-safeguarding-responsibility-tickets-740654065247?aff=oddtdtcreator Please share amongst your networks . This will be a live virtual event. #SafeguardingWales
The Child Death Review Programme, Water Safety Wales and RoSPA have published a report on Water-related fatalities in children and young people under 25 years of age, Wales, 2013-2022. The aim of this report is to help inform the work of water safety professionals in Wales to prevent future deaths of children and young people from – Read more..
From 21 March 2022, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales. The Ending physical punishment campaign is raising awareness about this important change in law and has started its biggest and most important burst in the campaign to date.
As part of National Safeguarding Week Welsh Government hosted an online event – “Right to be Safe – responding and preventing child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation in Wales.” Follow the link to view the presentation and the question and answer panel chaired by NISB member Tessa Hodgson. The Right to Be Safe Online Conference 2021 – Read more..
A single consistent safeguarding training module has been launched for public and voluntary sector staff across Wales. Group A Safeguarding Training Module Completing the new training module will enable everyone to: explain the term ‘safeguarding’ recognise abuse or the risk of abuse, harm or neglect know what actions to take if they witness or suspect – Read more..