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Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter

Newsletters

NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety

News

Harmful Sexual Behaviour survey (14/12/2018)
Source: CEOP
Keeping your under 5 safe online (14/12/2018)
Source: CEOP
How you can keep young people safer online over the Christmas period … and beyond! (14/12/2018)
Source: CEOP
Surge in parents appealing over special needs provision (14/12/2018)
Source: Times Education Supplement

Events

07/01/2019 : Welcoming a Child on the Autism Spectrum and Practical Strategies to support a Child on the Autism Spectrum (2 part course)
Blandford Childrens Centre (Dorset) |   | Details
08/01/2019 : LSCB Level 3 Safeguarding Children Update (1 Day)
Orangery Suite, Wimborne |   | Details
14/01/2019 : Modern Slavery
Dorchester |   | Details
15/01/2019 : Early Help – Understanding Your Role
Bridport |   | Details

Publications

Child Criminal Exploitation – How do gangs recruit and coerce young people
Source: View document (PDF)
Child Centred Policing – National Strategy for the Policing of Children & Young People
Source: View document (PDF)
Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines
Source: View document (PDF)
Care Proceedings in England: The case for clear blue water
Source: View document (PDF)

Articles

What parents need to know about online grooming and sextortion

Addiction by design

Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

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