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Two cases that illustrate why robust social work court evidence is so vital (20/09/2018)
Source: Community Care
‘Vile’ county lines drug gangs who use children to deal heroin and crack cocaine will be met with new £2m enforcement unit (20/09/2018)
Source: Daily Mail
Happiness declining in girls and young women in UK, survey reveals (19/09/2018)
Source: Sky
‘Sexist, unsafe’ world experienced by young girls (19/09/2018)
Source: BBC
Care staff ‘turn blind eye to children enslaved by county lines drug gangs’ because they weren’t abused at home so ‘don’t meet the threshold for safeguarding’ (19/09/2018)
Source: Daily Mail

24/09/2018 : Online Safety Live
Truro |  Free | Details
24/09/2018 : Online Safety Live
Liskeard |  Free | Details
25/09/2018 : National Day Of Non Violence
| Details
28/09/2018 : Child Bereavement UK: Working with bereaved children and young people (PGCert)
High Wycombe |  £2,350 | Details
10/10/2018 : Digital Families 2018: A Parent Zone and CEOP Conference
Central London |  £199.00 | Details

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NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety

Home Office Guidance: Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: County Lines
Source: View document (PDF)
Briefing on key updates to statutory guidance for schools in England – Keeping Children Safe in Education (2018)
Source: View document (PDF)
Children and Young Persons Act 2008
Source: View web page
Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation
Source: View document (PDF)

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?

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)
The Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT) is a free online tool to help you audit . . . your school’s current safeguarding arrangements and support you to make any changes and identify areas for development. ESAT has been developed through a joint initiative between the NSPCC and TES.

NSPCC Learning
All the tools, training and resources you need to keep children safe, including online learning, . . . articles and resources

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