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National Trading Standards Campaign - Scamnesty

Throughout December 2020, the Friends Against Scams Team are running a Scamnesty (a scam mail amnesty) campaign aiming to encourage everyone in the UK to send in any unwanted scam and nuisance mail that they receive into the National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team completely free of charge - to get involved use the PDF attached and share messag...
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Whole System Approach to Contextual Safeguarding and Exploitation Briefings

Exploitation Briefing workshops will commence on the 14th of December. The purpose is to promote the revised practice, processes and different ways of working that have been outlined in this report that was presented to WST Exec on the 5th November . The workshops are targeted at Safeguarding Leads (the person/s who takes the lead responsibility in...
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'Making Research Count' - a series of webinars to disseminate the findings from recent research into Contextual Safeguarding

Making Research Count is a national collaborative research dissemination initiative, established by a consortium of universities (including the University of Bedfordshire) and developed by regional centres. This particular webinar series will be organised by MRC as part of their wider overarching programme. Team members from the Contextual Safeguar...
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Bright Sky - Mobile App for Women experiencing Domestic Abuse

Hestia have developed an app to support women who are being subjected to domestic abuse.   The app is also designed to be used by specialist and non-specialist practitioners and other employers, and for anyone looking for information about issues around domestic abuse such as online safety, stalking and harassment and sexual consent Featu...
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Flu Jab posters for people with Learning Disabilities - Easy Read

Below you can download three easy read posters for people with learning difficulties - please circulate and display within your agencies to encourage those with LD to get their free Flu Jab.  Flu Easy Read - Winter 2019-2020... https://www.wolverhamptonsafeguarding.org.uk/images/flu_Easy_Read_version_Winter_2019_2020_A4_.pdf Flu Easy...
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Friends Against Scams - Scam Awareness Campaign

The National Trading Standards, Friends Against Scams initiative  has been running for 4 years, and there is a push to encourage as many friends, family and colleagues to take part in the on-line training on offer via their website. The initiative aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to ta...
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West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network - Acknowledging Anti Slavery Webinar - 8 Oct 2020

 The West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network, supported by PHE are hosting a webinar to acknowledge Anti-Slavery Day 2020. This year, the webinar will take place on Thursday 8th October, 09:30 to 15:30 and will be a series of panel discussions followed by question and answer sessions. You can either join us for the whole day or dip in and out for i...
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Operation Encompass Information for Schools

Operation Encompass is a nationwide initiative that promotes a timely referral of Domestic Abuse cases to schools to ensure that children and young people exposed to or involved in domestic abuse within the home are offered support in a timely manner. The aim of the Operation is to provide early support and intervention for children and young peopl...
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7 Minute Briefing - Safeguarding Adult Review

Lewisham have published a 7 minute briefing in relation to an adult with Autism, Learning Difficulties and OCD.  You can view the briefing below: Download PDF File Here
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MARAC and DASH basic training

 Extra spaces have been made available for the MARAC and DASH basic training course.  The dates are as follows: You can book a space on the course here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/112124485354
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(SCIE) webinar -Co-production and communities: How to make it real for commissioners

Social Care Institue of Excellence (SCIE) have been holding some useful, informative webinars.  The latest webinar focuses on Co-Production and communties. Below you can find a recording of the webinar and supporting presentation slides. SCIE Webinar - Presentation Slides
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New Centralised Hub for info on Safeguarding Children is now available for Parents, Carers and the Community

A new centralised hub of information on child safeguarding is now available online for parents, carers and the wider community to make use of to keep children safe from risk and harm. Led by HM Government, it includes information on safeguarding risks and harms children may be particularly vulnerable to during coronavirus (COVID-19). These include ...
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The Haven CYP Referral Form

The Children and Young Persons Service at The Haven is still accessible during this time. Available for download is the updated CYP referral form for external agencies to use. Please note that the form should be as complete as possible to enable us to assign to the most appropriate service area. Please note that some services are chargeable, a...
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