News and events
Here you can keep up to date with news and events 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.
Herefordshire Council run a range of parenting courses for parents, guardians and carers who'd like a little extra support, information or advice, when it comes to bringing up children and young people. They cover all age ranges from birth to 18 yea… read more on article: "Free parenting courses in Herefordshire"
Sexual Health Services 4 Herefordshire There is a Sexual Health Safeguarding Nurse within the Sexual Health Services 4 Herefordshire service who works with children, young people and adults who are deemed to be at significant risk of sexual exploitat… read more on article: "Sexual Health Services 4 Herefordshire"
New - Jessie & Friends: online safety education for 4-7 year olds https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/resources/jessie-and-friends/
Child Protection Evidence from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Evidence-based resource for clinicians in the UK and internationally which helps inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and ex… read more on article: "RCPCH Child Protection Evidence Reviews for Practitioners"
The Safeguarding Boards Practitioner Forum in June 2019 will take the form of a professional development session on the subject of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) presented by Dr Carlie Goldsmith, of St Mary’s U… read more on article: "Professional development session on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Trauma Informed Practice (TIP)"
Herefordshire Safeguarding Children and Adults Boards are committed to linking with front line practice to share learning and information about safeguarding. We have set up a Safeguarding mailing list, and we use it to send out a range of information… read more on article: "Join our Safeguarding mailing list"
The theme of the February 2019 Practitioner Forum was Crime and Vulnerability 34 professionals attended the morning session at our Plough Lane offices, from 23 different organisations/departments across the public, private and third sector, and enjoy… read more on article: "February Practitioner Forum update"
HSCB are supporting National CSE Awareness Day The National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to adults de… read more on article: "National CSE Awareness Day"
The theme of the 28 November Practitioner Forum was Sexual Exploitation. Thirty six professionals attended from 10 different organisations/departments across the public, private and third sector, and enjoyed a range of informative presentations, whi… read more on article: "November Practitioner Forum update"