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Shaping the Future of Safeguarding in Wales project: Findings from Liverpool John Moores University

Posted by The Board. Tue 15 Nov 2022

The NISB are very pleased to share with you the findings from LJMU for the project: Shaping the Future of Safeguarding in Wales.  There are 5 reports: Report 1 – Wales Safeguarding Literature Review Report 2 – Data Work-Stream 1: Practitioner experiences of multi-agency safeguarding arrangements across Wales Report 3 – Data Work-stream 2: Safeguarding – Read more..

Scale-up Toolkit/Contextual Safeguarding

Posted by The Board. Tue 18 Oct 2022

Durham University have launched the Contextual Safeguarding Scale-Up Toolkit. Here you will find all the resources you need to start thinking about creating a Contextual Safeguarding system.

Anti-racist practice in children’s safeguarding – Check Your Thinking

Posted by The Board. Tue 9 Aug 2022

These resources aim to promote and support anti-racist practice in children’s safeguarding.  As with all the check your thinking materials, these resources have been developed in partnership and are aimed at carers, practitioners and professionals. They invite you to check your thinking about racism, stereotypes and racist assumptions, what it means to be anti-racist, and – Read more..

Corporate Safeguarding Good Practice Guidance

Posted by The Board. Thu 12 May 2022

‘Corporate Safeguarding’ describes the arrangements in place that a Council makes and to ensure that all of its employees play their part in safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and adults who may be at risk of harm. This is a guidance document to help everyone who works for council services understand how they can play – Read more..

Introducing 12-part short film series for professionals, by professionals

Posted by The Board. Mon 11 Apr 2022

The Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA Centre) is a multidisciplinary team funded by the Home Office, hosted by Barnardo’s and works closely with key partners from academic institutions, local authorities, health services, education, the police and others in the voluntary sector. The CSA Centre have now produced a series of 12 short – Read more..

DBS guidance on eligibility and barring referrals

Posted by The Board. Thu 20 Jan 2022

DBS guidance on eligibility and barring referrals can be found on the UK Government website here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-guidance-leaflets    

Ending Physical Punishment Partner Pack

Posted by The Board. Mon 20 Sep 2021

21 March 2022 is a historic moment for children and their rights in Wales. From this day on, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales.  To raise awareness of this change in law, Welsh Government are launching the Ending Physical Punishment campaign on Tuesday 21 September, six months before the law comes into force. As – Read more..

Self-Neglect in Adults – a short video

Posted by The Board. Thu 2 Sep 2021

Self-Neglect in Adults – a short video with some really useful information and guidance on responding to self-neglect from the London Borough of Lambeth.

Making Words Matter: Attending to Language when working with children subject to or at risk of Exploitation

Posted by The Board. Tue 3 Aug 2021

The NWG NETWORK has recently published a resource, ‘Making Words Matter –  Attending to Language when working with children subject to or at risk of Exploitation: A Practice & Knowledge Briefing’. You can read more here:

‘National Action Plan preventing and responding to child sexual abuse’ resources

Posted by The Board. Mon 19 Jul 2021

  Download PDF here Download Word version here

Safeguarding is Everyone’s Responsibility – an interactive guide and directory

Posted by The Board. Wed 21 Apr 2021

Helping everyone to report harmful content online

Posted by The Board. Thu 11 Jun 2020

Report Harmful Content is a national reporting centre that has been designed to assist everyone in reporting harmful content online. reportharmfulcontent.com

Protecting and Safeguarding Older People: Covid-19 Information Pack

Posted by The Board. Fri 5 Jun 2020

We’re working with a range of other organisations to ensure older people are protected and safeguarded during the Covid-19 pandemic. Download our new information pack and find out more about what you need to look out for and where to go for help and support.  #GetHelpStaySafe  #YouAreNotAlone   Download a Microsoft Word version    

CFAB

Posted by The Board. Mon 4 Nov 2019

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  info@cfab.org.uk.   http://cfab.org.uk/

The ‘Child Sexual Abuse Prevention – What we all need to know’ Campaign

Posted by The Board. Mon 7 Jan 2019

Podcast: New Repository for Death Reviews being established at the CSRI

Posted by The Board. Thu 6 Sep 2018

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..

Exam results

Posted by The Board. Mon 20 Aug 2018

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..

NHS Wales ‘Learning from Reviews’

Posted by The Board. Thu 2 Aug 2018

Welsh First Responders Guide to Modern Slavery

Posted by The Board. Thu 2 Aug 2018

Leisure Centre Staff – Working With Children

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

Lifeguards

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

Public running schemes and associated roles

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

Regulated activity with adults in Wales

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

Regulated activity with children in Wales

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

Interim Report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Posted by The Board. Fri 8 Jun 2018

 

Truth Project Toolkit

Posted by The Board. Fri 4 May 2018

Truth Project Booklet Truth Project Digital Media Toolkit

Regulations for the National Independent Safeguarding Board and Regional Boards

Posted by The Board. Tue 3 Apr 2018

Download a Microsoft Word version

Policy and Practice: Domestic Violence

Posted by The Board. Mon 5 Mar 2018

The story of IRIS, A life changing project that’s enabled GPs to recognise and refer victims of Domestic Abuse.  

Safeguarding Week

Posted by The Board. Mon 13 Nov 2017

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..