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ASCENT Training 2019 – 2020

Please see below links to free ASCENT training available to services across London. Working with Women who Use Violence and Abuse in Intimate Relationships Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse Individual Work with Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse Cross-cultural working with Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse Better Engagement with Perpetrators Adolescent to Parent Violence Please note … Continue reading ASCENT Training 2019 – 2020

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Domestic Violence – Community Group Programme for Children and their Mothers

When:           Tuesday 17 September – 17 December 2019 Time:             10am to 12pm For whom:  Children (ages to be confirmed) Where:          Elmgrove Delivery Site, Kenmore Avenue, Kenton, HA3 8LU For further information and to make a referral please contact: Meena Parmar, Early Support Practitioner Tel: 020 8416 8400 Email: meena.parmar@harrow.gov.uk                          

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National CSE Awareness Day 2019

18th March 2019 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day. Child sexual exploitation is a form of child sexual abuse. It occurs where an individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to coerce, manipulate or deceive a child or young person under the age of 18 into sexual activity (a) in exchange … Continue reading National CSE Awareness Day 2019

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Safer Sleep Week

The Lullaby Trust are promoting Safer Sleep for Babies this week. Harrow Public Health have partnered with midwifery services and the Lullaby Trust to offer a free training course on safer sleeping for babies.  Click below for further details. To book on the course please contact Margaret.costello@nhs.net Test yourself on your safe sleeping knowledge here … Continue reading Safer Sleep Week

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CSE Awareness Day – 18th March 2018

The NWG have chosen five key messages for CSE Awareness day 2019 which are listed below: Exploitation is about more than just CSE, think about criminal exploitation, county lines, trafficking and modern slavery Families can be safeguarding partners The time to build relationships with children and families is crucial. Exploitation and its impact doesn’t stop because … Continue reading CSE Awareness Day – 18th March 2018

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Joint HSAB, HSCB & Safer Harrow Annual Conference 2019 on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking

See the workshop options here. Booking form available  here. Please email your completed booking form to jointconferences@harrow.gov.uk  

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Information Sharing Advice

The DfE has released ‘Information Sharing  Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.’ This advice is for practitioners and senior managers. It helps them decide when and how to share personal information legally and professionally. It might also be helpful for practitioners working with adults who are responsible for children … Continue reading Information Sharing Advice

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Reducing Child Drowning in London

Public Health England have produced  a summary that describes key facts about child drowning and how to prevent or reduce it here.  

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GDPR Guidance from the London Child Protection Procedures Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of the London Child Protection Procedures has considered what changes are required to the Procedures to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – implemented through the Data Protection Act 2018. As a result, the Board recommends that ‘legal obligation’ and ‘public task’ (as defined in the GDPR) are relied … Continue reading GDPR Guidance from the London Child Protection Procedures Editorial Board

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