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05/12/2022: Children growing up in households with domestic abuse to be recognised as victims
Children who grow up amid domestic abuse will be treated as victims and given specialist support even if they were not present during violent attacks. Changes to Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) . . .
05/12/2022: Girl, 7, who eats so little ‘you can see her ribcage’ among children needing help in cost crisis
The cost of living crisis is having a deeply damaging impact on children’s play, with parents living on the breadline electing to cut back on children’s leisure activities, according to a west London . . .
05/12/2022: Calls for domestic abuse register to stop ‘chilling’ numbers of women killed by partners
A domestic abuse register must be introduced to stop the “chilling” numbers of women killed by their partners, a shadow justice minister has warned.
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- School Incidents: When to report to the Police
- Sending nudes
- Stop and Search
- Trauma Informed
- Uniform database
- Violence against Women and Girls
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When to report to the police
When incidents happen in schools, it can sometimes be difficult to know whether to involve the police or deal with it using the school behaviour management system.The information on these pages provide a guide for school staff to determine the best course of action.
25/01/2023: Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age
The digital world continues to evolve at a bewildering rate – as do the risks and opportunities presented to children and young people. The 6th annual. . .
07/02/2023: Safer Internet Day 2023
Safer Internet Day 2023 will take place on the 7th of February 2023, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Want to talk about it?. . .
Working with the Prevention Programme: Transforming systems to protect young people
Since 2019, The Children’s Society’s Prevention Programme has worked to bring about change for young people in England and Wales. Every child has the. . . (30/11/2022)
YJLC: Legal guides #12 Sexting
This guide will provide an overview of ‘sexting’ and will explain how to defend a child who has an allegation of sexting made against them. (30/11/2022)
Briefing No. 4 – Mental Health and Wellbeing (Sutton Trust)
Over 2 in 5 (44%) 16/17 year olds in England report elevated psychological distress, 9%pts higher than the 35% reporting distress at age 17-18 in the. . . (23/11/2022)
Reducing the risk: Child on parent violence
Child on Parent Violence (CPV) or Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (APVA) is any behaviour used by a young person to control, dominate, or. . .
Parental Education Growth Support (PEGS)
Child to Parent Abuse is complex and misunderstood – partly because it has historically been largely ignored in favour of a focus on intimate partner. . .
Knowledge Exchange: Youth Justice
Curated by the Butler Trust, the Knowledge Exchange is a place for people working in criminal justice settings to find and share resources, research,. . .