his section provides safeguarding information and advice for professionals and volunteers who deliver services to children, young people and their families.
As a professional or volunteer working with or for children you are in a good position to notice if a child is showing signs of abuse or neglect, or to suspect whether they have been a victim of bullying or have seen harmful content on the internet.
This website has advice and guidance, and links to other useful sites, to help you understand what action you can take to protect a child.
Female genital mutilation
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a criminal offence in the UK under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.
Serious case reviews
Serious case reviews provide valuable lessons about how organisations are working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
Practice Review Cases
Practice reviews provide valuable lessons about how organisations are working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
The Early Help Locality Teams bring together practitioners from; Family Recovery Programme, Targeted Family Support, Families for Change, Youth Offending, Integrated Youth Support Service, Children’s Centre’s and Education Welfare Officers.
CSE – e-Learning
If you want to know more about child sexual exploitation, free e-learning courses are available for parents, carers and professionals.
Human Trafficking is the movement of a person from one place to another for the purpose of exploitation
Safeguarding and protecting children in sport
Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport.
PREVENT is about safeguarding children, young people or adults who may be influenced into supporting terrorism or becoming involved in terrorism.