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First FGM conviction nationally

The courts in London have just convicted a mother in court for FGM on her daughter.  This is the first conviction nationally and shows that FGM is happening here in the UK as we have suspected for some time. Please spread the word amongst your networks and partner agencies. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/fgm-first-uk-conviction-mo...
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Children's Mental Health Week Feb 4-10th Resources

Place2Be launched the first ever Children's Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people's mental health.  Now in its fifth year, Place2Be hope to encourage more people than ever to get involved and spread the word. For Children's Mental Health Week 2019 (4-10 February), we're taking steps to b...
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Safeguarding people with SEN and Disabilities Resources

Safeguarding Autistic children and young people (National Autistic Society) The guide aims to complement existing policies and procedures and will provide specific information and guidance in relation to children and young people with autism. https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/6282/The-protection-of-children-and-young-people-with-autism-from-violen...
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Safer Wolverhampton Partnership consultation

Violence against Women and Girls Please take the time to give us your thoughts on the Safer Wolverhampton Partnership draft Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy 2019-2022.  You can access the consultation here .  Consultation closes on 12 March 2019.
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Online Safety Live

The UK Safer Internet Centre are delivering a FREE 2 hour Online Safety update in Wolverhampton on Feb 12th 9-11.30.  Open to all who work with children and young people, this event will give you the latest in research, legislation, technology, tools and resources along with exclusive access to the presentation and resource materials. Click on...
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Children and Young People's Safeguarding Website Consultation

Do you know a young person that may wish to take part ?  This event is aimed at young people aged 10 - 18 from Wolverhampton, who would like to take part in a consultation looking at the layout and design of their section of the Safeguarding Board Website. If you have an eye for detail and enjoy being creative you are very welcome to attend th...
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Training - places available

Places are available on the following courses - Attending Multi agency case conferences Faith and belief Engaging Families, working with resistance Making Safeguarding Personal Modern Slavery Click here to book your place and view other courses available  
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NSPCC Case Reviews

Case reviews When a child dies, or is seriously harmed, as a result of abuse or neglect, a case review is conducted to identify ways that local professionals and organisations can improve the way they work together to safeguard children. Click here to view NSPCC Case Review page -   and  subscribe to receive a monthly update alerting you ...
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NEW Domestic Abuse training dates for Jan to March 2019

Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum has announced new training dates - their 2019 quarter 1 (January to March) schedule is now LIVE on EVENTBRITE ! Once again, training is completely FREE, practical and can be applied to your practice. Trainers are also on hand to support with cases following training. Spaces fill very quickly...
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Wolverhampton Safeguarding News - winter 2018 now available

You can find all the latest safeguarding news, updates and resources from Wolverhampton Safeguarding in the winter 2018 e-newsletter ​. To view, just click on this link  http://bit.ly/WS-News-winter-2018 . Please forward this link to all colleagues. The  link can also be used to promote the newsletter in your own staff newsletters, on int...
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Serious Violence and Exploitation Strategy 2019-2022 consultation

Dear all The draft Safer Wolverhampton Partnership Serious Violence and Exploitation Strategy is now out for consultation, the link to access the draft document and consultation can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TSWGSDC Please could you use this link to record any comments or feedback on the strategy and circulate amongst your net...
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Briefing Paper on the Home Office Government Consultation: Preventing and Tackling Forced Marriage

Dear All, In November 2018, the Home Secretary announced the government's consultation on preventing and tackling forced marriage . The consultation is open to everyone, with particular interest in hearing from victims and survivors of forced marriage, those with expertise in the area of forced marriage, and relevant professionals, including those ...
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New dates released for training

New dates have been released for  multi agency training,  Modern Slavery  Making safeguarding personal with adults and positive risks  Core Working Together  Contributing to Multi Agency Child Protection Conferences Prevent Thresholds  Shared Responsibility  Safeguarding children and young people from sexual explo...
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Media Release - Spot the warning signs of sexual exploitation this Christmas

As the festive season approaches, people are urged to be aware of the key warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE). The See Me, Hear Me partnership, led by West Midlands Police and councils across the region including the City of Wolverhampton Council, is highlighting this hidden crime in the run up to Christmas so that people can spot the ...
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New Home Office Forced Marriage Campaign Pack

The Home Office have recently  launched the Forced Marriage campaign, that Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced and unveiled a few weeks ago at the Ending FGM and FM International Summit. Please find the partner pack attached which contains links to a variety of assets that you can use to promote the campaign via your relevant contacts and cha...
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Join the#orangewolves campaign

​The Orange Wolverhampton campaign is now well underway but you can still join us in raising awareness of help and support for women and girls in respect of fears about or experience of Violence Against Women and Girls crimes (Domestic Abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, so-called Honour-Based Violence, and Sexual Violence....
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Join The Orange Wolverhampton Campaign

Supporting the United Nations 16 days of action 25th Nov - 10th Dec  This campaign aims to get people talking about Violence Against Women and Girls and make sure everyone knows about the help and support for victims and perpetrators.   Sign Your Organisation, Service, Or Team Up To Be Involved -    www.orangewolves.net for full...
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Parents guide Coping with Self harm

The Coping with self harm guide  developed by the University of Oxford, is aimed at helping parents, carers, other family members and friends cope when a young person is self-harming. Free online training for parents and carers is available from Virtual College , the training  equips those with caring responsibilities to recognise the sig...
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Criminal Exploitation and County Lines: A toolkit for working with children and young people (Children's Society)

The term 'county lines' is becoming more widely recognised and used to describe situations where young people may be internally trafficked for the purpose of criminal exploitation.  What is often less understood is the experiences a young person faces and the potential for them to be harmed through various forms of abuse and exploitation as a ...
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The Children Society Parents guide and OurPact Parental control app

The Children Society have developed a Parent's Guide How to support your child's well-being which gives some simple tips on how they can encourage children to take part in the activities that could enhance their well-being.  OurPact is much more than a parental control app.   OurPact is a breakthrough parental control app that harnesses t...
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