1. Are you aware of any young person who may be using MDMA or Ecstasy?

    2 August, 2018

    If you are aware of any young people using MDMA/ecstasy it would be good to have a conversation with them about the potential risks. Click here to view the poster, which includes photographs, support advice and contact details.

  2. Get Safe Online Parent Campaign: Social Media Activity

    17 July, 2018

    With the summer holidays nearly upon us, children may well be spending more time online playing games, chatting or viewing a range of social media platforms. Use the resources below to inform parents how to support the safety of their children / young people online. Get Safe Online Parent Campaign 2018 – Partner Social Media […]

  3. Do you know how to help a choking baby or child?

    29 June, 2018

    Click here to watch a video on how to help a choking baby under the age of 1 year and click here to watch a video on how to help a child over the age of 1 year. Share these links with the parents you work with.

  4. IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Changes to the Charging Process for WSSCB Training

    15 May, 2018

    Important Information about Changes to the Charging Process for WSSCB Training  The way that the WSSCB charges for training is changing. From 1st July 2018, those agencies who pay to attend WSSCB training, will be required to pay at the time of booking. To view the new process in full please click here. This explains […]

  5. Coping with a crying baby and how to keep your baby safe – Special Bulletin!

    2 January, 2018

    Infant crying is the most common reason why parents seek help when they have a small baby. Click here to read our special bulletin on how to keep your baby safe and how to cope with a crying baby.    

  6. SCR O

    23 November, 2017

    The WSSCB have now published SCR O. You can read the SCR and see the Board’s response on our West Sussex review pages

  7. New CSE resources for parents and professionals

    7 November, 2017

    Helpful new resources aimed at parents and professionals are available at http://www.stop-cse.org/helpful-resources/  

  8. WSSCB Professionals Zone update

    2 November, 2017

    The Professionals Zone on the WSSCB website has been updated to make it easier for you to find the information you need. This means that some of the links to key website pages will no longer work. To access the Professionals Zone on the website, and update your links, go to http://www.westsussexscb.org.uk/professionals/ Key links: Making […]

  9. Updated NICE guidelines on child abuse and neglect

    11 October, 2017

    The updated NICE guidelines make recommendations about practice in relation to children and young people (under 18, including unborn babies) at risk of, experiencing, or who have experienced, child abuse or neglect, and their parents and carers. it is recommended reading for practitioners, managers and commissioners. They are available here

  10. NSPCC safeguarding standards for voluntary organisations

    20 June, 2017

    The NSPCC has published updated safeguarding standards and guidance for the voluntary and community sector in England. For more information see our page on safeguarding in voluntary organisations