Here you can keep up to date with news from the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board and the Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board, as well as from local and national partner agencies.
Click on recently published news items below, or browse older news items by month on the right hand side of the page.
HOLD THE DATE! The Silent Victim 2 Conference will be taking place on the 24 November 2017 The following topics will be covered: White Ribbon Day Herefordshire Domestic Homicide Reviews DVA with additional vulnerabilities Young Offenders an… read more on article: "The Silent Victim 2 Conference"
An Abuse of Faith, the independent report by Dame Moira Gibb into the Church of England’s handling of the Bishop Peter Ball case, has been recently published. Ball was convicted in 2015 of misconduct in public office and indecent assaults against te… read more on article: "Independent report into handling of Bishop Peter Ball case"
Issue 1 of the Herefordshire Safeguarding Training Newsletter contains course information, forthcoming event dates and CDP Online Guidance.
Please be aware that the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) has agreed a new charging policy from the 8 May 2017 for all HSCB Training as follows: Contributing agencies* Staff will not be charged for a place on the course, but all orga… read more on article: "NEW CPD Charging Policy"
A new set of inspections will examine how local partner agencies - including local authorities, health and probation services and the police - are working together to protect children living with, or at risk of, neglect. The series of 6 joint target… read more on article: "Series of inspections to focus on children living with neglect"
National Stalking Awareness Week Suzy Lamplugh Trust believes that everyone has the right to live life free from the harassment of stalkers. Working as part of the National Stalking Consortium, we are pulling together the work of a raft of par… read more on article: "National Stalking Awareness Week"
Awareness of Domestic Abuse & Violence - FREE ONLINE ELEARNING COURSE This free online e-learning course has been created with victims in mind and will inform learners about domestic violence and abuse, and how to support those experiencing it.… read more on article: "Awareness of Domestic Abuse & Violence"
The new Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board multi-agency policies and procedures manual is now available on the new West Midlands Safeguarding Children Procedures website. Please click the link http://westmidlands.procedures.org.uk/ to access t… read more on article: "NOW LIVE! - NEW HSCB multi-agency policies and procedures manual "
Modern slavery is a global problem that affects more than 35 million people worldwide. It could be happening right under your nose, but without knowing the red flags, victims may be passing by, unnoticed. You can make a difference. The Learning Poo… read more on article: "Modern Slavery - Free Online Training"