‘Through these walls’: Report Harmful Content annual report 2021
Added: 23/06/2021 Category: Online
Through These Walls seeks to get to the heart of harmful content reporting over the past year, not only regarding harmful content proliferation during COVID-19 lockdowns, but also public attitudes towards identifying and raising incidents with an official dispute resolution service. The report offers a detailed look into the particular types of harmful content flagged, and a breakdown and analysis of the most common forms.
141 miles From Home: Challenges for Children in Secure Homes
Added: 17/12/2021 Category: Looked after children
The National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) has released an initial report as part of its secure children’s home research project. The report provides a snapshot of the context around secure children’s homes in England and Wales between 2018 and 2020 and the challenges faced by children living in this type of accommodation.
A review of what works in multi-agency decision making and the implications for child victims of trafficking
Added: 14/08/2020 Category: Professionalism, Safeguarding
ECPAT UK and the Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner have produced a review into models of multi-agency decision making in the UK. A review of what works in multi-agency decision making and the implications for child victims of trafficking makes recommendations for best practice in multi-agency decision making for child victims of trafficking, including potential future devolved decision-making in the National Referral Mechanism.
Adverse Childhood Experience Trauma Informed Multi-agency Early Action Together (ACE TIME) training: A 15-month police and partners
Added: 22/12/2020 Category: Early Intervention/ACE, Family, Professionalism
Funded by the Home Office to deliver a national programme of change across Wales (2018-2020), the E.A.T programme is a unique collaboration between Public Health Wales (PHW), the four Welsh Police Forces and Police and Crime Commissioners, in partnership with Criminal Justice, Youth Justice, and third sector organisations.
Appropriate Language in Relation to Child Exploitation
Added: 20/01/2022 Category: Exploitation, Professionalism, Safeguarding
This document seeks to provide guidance to professionals on the appropriate use of language when discussing children and their experience of exploitation in a range of contexts.
These include when speaking directly with or discussing children, within recording and case management systems and when delivering relevant training or other learning interventions.
At last there is someone I can talk to
Added: 11/12/2020 Category: Domestic Abuse, Health, Safeguarding
Children are to be recognised as victims of domestic abuse in their own right in the new Domestic Abuse Bill. When the Bill receives Royal Assent, the Government, organisations and professionals who come into contact with children will need to demonstrate the ways in which this recognition has changed and improved the services and support that are available for the children in their care.
Autism: a guide for police officers and staff
Added: 01/12/2020 Category: Diversity, Professionalism
Autism affects more than one per cent of the population. You are therefore highly likely to encounter someone who is on the autism spectrum at some point in your policing career. This might include autistic people who aren’t yet diagnosed. This guide provides background information about autism and aims to help all police officers and staff who may come into contact with autistic people meet their responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Northern Ireland), Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Northern Ireland Order 1989) and the Mental Health Act 1983 (Mental Health Northern Ireland Order 1986).
Beating Crime Plan
Added: 27/07/2021 Category: Violence, Youth Justice
The Beating Crime Plan sets out our strategic approach to cutting crime: cutting homicide, serious violence and neighbourhood crime; exposing and ending hidden harms; and building capability and capacity to deal with fraud and online crime.
Building a country that works for all children post covid-19 (ADCS Discussion Paper)
Added: 14/07/2020 Category: Safeguarding, Coronavirus
All communities and every aspect of children’s services have been affected by Covid-19, however, experiences have varied greatly, and for some, this period will have been exceedingly difficult and traumatic. The purpose of this short discussion paper is three-fold: to put children, young people and their lived experiences of Covid-19 front and centre in national recovery planning; to articulate what is needed to restore the public support services they rely on; and, to capture the positives and gains made during a very complex national, and indeed, global emergency.
Child arrests in England and Wales 2018 – Research briefing
Added: 18/12/2019 Category: Youth Justice
In 2010, the Howard League launched a programme to reduce the high number of child arrests in England and Wales. We have worked closely with police forces around the country to reduce the number of children coming into the criminal justice system and to prevent children’s lives being blighted by criminal records and unnecessary police contact.