Parental Army

The Parental Army supports families with teens caught in violence, exploitation and similar trauma. They offer parents practical support and advice, to break the cycle of isolation and sense of helplessness, when their young people suffer. Parental Army Contact Details See their flyer for a list of organisations who can offer practical support.  PA Helpline […]

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Transitional Safeguarding Approach

Transitional Safeguarding is an “approach to safeguarding adolescents and young adults fluidly across developmental stages which builds on the best available evidence, learns from both children’s and adult safeguarding practice and which prepares young people for their adult lives.” It focuses on safeguarding young people from adolescence into adulthood, recognising transition is a journey not […]

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DfE Letter – Keeping Children Safe

In January 2022 the following letter was received form the Department for Education: Letter from DfE – Keeping Children Safe This Winter The letter thanked partners for the work they do to protect children and recognised the unprecedented challenged caused by Covid. They noted the likelihood of more children to be off school due to […]

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Sibling Sexual Abuse Project

Sibling sexual abuse is considered to be the most common form of child sexual abuse within the family setting in the UK. Children are more likely to be sexually abused by their siblings – brothers and sisters and stepbrothers and step-sisters – than by their parents. Yet, society’s awareness of sibling sexual abuse has trailed behind […]

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Missing Protocol – attend a workshop

The Revised Missing Protocol 2022, is now ready to go live and is being launched throughout May. To support this launch and assist practitioners and managers in responding to the needs of children and young people who go missing with greater confidence, Hannah Franklin, Missing Lead is offering several workshops. The aim of the workshops […]

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