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Safer Snippets 

Safer Snippets

Safer Snippets is a monthly newsletter that was initially produced in response to trainer requests to be kept informed of safeguarding news in a format that is easily accessible. Always at just two pages long, its aim is to be straightforward and succinct.

It is now published at the start of each month, summarising developments from the previous month; back issues can also be found below.

If you have safeguarding news or updates of your own that you would like to be considered for inclusion in the next Safer Snippets, please email:

dscb@dudley.gov.uk

Monthly issues:

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  • Safer Snippets February 2019 [pdf / 139KB] Contents: Child A Serious Case Review | IRIS Training | Forced Marriage Campaign | Draft Domestic Abuse Bill | Victims Fund | Early Help Assessment Training | Council Officer receives national award
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  • Safer Snippets - November 2018 [pdf / 355KB] Contents: Implementing new safeguarding reforms: West Midlands event | Dudley Moderns Slavery / human trafficking pathway | Children's experiences of livestreaming and video-chatting | Briefing Session - Graded Care Profile (GCP2) Assessment tool | Anti Bullying week | Child Trafficking leaflets for children and young people | Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Risk Assessment Tool | the collection and sharing of children's data report | Help for trauma in childhood 'fragmented'
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  • Safer Snippets - October 2018 [pdf / 353KB] Contents: Published Serious Case Reviews | SCR Impact & Learning Survey | Multi Agency Case File Audit – CP Plans | Managing sexualised behaviour in schools – NSPCC online courses | Working Together 2018: What's Different? | New Event Booking System for Safeguarding Training | Dudley Domestic Abuse Training Audit | Launch of FGM Campaign Materials | Safer Snippets on the Web
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  • Safer Snippets - February 2018 [pdf / 337KB] Contents: Safer Snippets on the Web | Keeping children safe in education – New consultation | Neglect Multi Agency Case File Audit | Modern slavery: a council guide | General Data Protection Regulation – What you need to know | Children's Commissioner Report - Life in Likes | Factsheet - Definitions and signs of child abuse | Safer Internet Day February 2018 | Nationwide Pupil Online Safety Survey | International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
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  • Safer Snippets - November 2018 [pdf / 355KB] Contents: Implementing new safeguarding reforms: West Midlands event | Dudley Moderns Slavery / human trafficking pathway | Children's experiences of livestreaming and video-chatting | Briefing Session - Graded Care Profile (GCP2) Assessment tool | Anti Bullying week | Child Trafficking leaflets for children and young people | Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Risk Assessment Tool | the collection and sharing of children's data report | Help for trauma in childhood 'fragmented'
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  • Safer Snippets - December 2017 [pdf / 340KB] Contents: Multi Agency Case File Audit – Early Help Support | Positions of Trust – Change in the law | Safeguarding unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children | Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance | Terrorism safety advice, teaching materials designed by the PSHE Association | Free Local Conference: Staying Safe Online - Dudley's Approach | Anti-Bullying: resources and training | Impact of Cyberbullying on Social Media | Royal Foundation's Cyberbullying Taskforce campaign launches
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  • Safer Snippets - October 2017 [pdf / 334KB] Contents: Guide for spotting the signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE) | Serious Case Reviews between Jan – June 2017 | Organising safe sporting events: briefing for schools | Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England and Wales | A guide to safeguarding for the voluntary and community sector | Free webinar: empowering young people to speak out about bullying | 'Safeguarding Children in a Digital World' - Training updated and extended | How to support parents of sexually exploited young people | Sexting survey for education | Supporting Child Victims of Trafficking Webinars | More forced marriage calls than ever to Childline
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  • Safer Snippets - November 2017 [pdf / 339KB] Contents: New children's services hub on Guardian website | Child Bereavement UK - new awareness and fundraising campaign | Analysing plans for improving mental health services | Awareness of Forced Marriage: Free online training | Police funded mobile phone app - Choices: stay safe, be aware | Impact of child abuse on later life | New national online hate crime hub | Online counselling platform for children and young people | Sign up feature for regional Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) campaign updates | Digital trends amongst 11 to 18 year olds | Home Office invests in new technology to tackle online child sexual abuse