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October 2016 News Your resource for child safeguarding news and information

Safeguarding Update October 2016

Welcome to your catch-up of the latest news and stories in the Safeguarding community.

We have articles on helping children affected by domestic abuse, calls for changes in language used in sexual exploitation cases, the latest news on young women’s mental health concerns and much more.

On Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th September we will be attending the Association of Independent LSCB Chairs Annual Conference in Sheffield, we would love to see you there – look out for our exhibition stand.

We’d love to know your thoughts on our new appearance – get in touch to let us know your thoughts.


The Team


GPs need better training to help children affected by domestic violence


Concerns over treatment of children under the Prevent strategy


Victim-blaming language still being used in child sexual exploitation cases


Young women at highest mental health risk


Troubled Families programme having ‘limited impact’


Social worker turnover damaged understanding of case


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