News coverage on the first week of the Lucy Letby Trial in Manchester Crown Court has made chilling reading.
Navigating our way in a precarious territory
Navigating our way in a precarious territory Many aspects of day to day life look pretty precarious at the moment. – We are steering a course between business as usual, within the context of a …
We must listen to young people (and listen right now!)
We have an urgent matter in hand. It’s the truly ‘tuning into’ Young People and letting them know we’ve heard them, matter. It’s Young Women, it’s girls, it’s trans girls and it’s much older women
In the most challenging of times, there are jewels to be found – Part Two
During the most challenging of times, the emotional intelligence of our workforce has ‘held’, supported and facilitated parents and young people.
In the Most Challenging of Times, There Are Jewels to Be Found – Part One
The deep angst, fear and terror stirred up by this COVID-19 trauma is real, but the practitioners I’ve been talking to have the skills and knowledge to deal with it.
Sharpening Our Safeguarding Focus: We’re all in this together?
During the COVID-19 Health Crisis, only 1 in 20 of the vulnerable children who were offered places in school, or, their setting, are actually attending,
What do meerkats have to do with Safeguarding Training?
We encourage delegates on our safeguarding training to consider themselves as one of the meerkats on sentry duty, protective of their vulnerable…
Looking After Your ‘Whole Self’ As A Designated Safeguarding Lead Person
We are people, we have emotions & sometimes ‘our stuff’ is triggered in some way. Here are 3 suggestions for this potentially ‘vulnerable season’…
With witchcraft-related abuse on the rise, confidence in the DSL role is essential
With witchcraft-related abuse on the rise, confidence in the DSL role is essential It’s now more important than ever to spend two days immersed in the training for the Designated Lead Person role. With mainstream reporting …
Who can be a Designated Lead Person for Safeguarding?
The Designated Safeguarding Lead must hold a senior leadership position so they can direct resources & exert their authority when safeguarding issues arise.