1. 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

  2. Sussex Safeguarding Week – Get involved!

    12 September, 2017

    The West Sussex Safeguarding Children Board, the West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board and West Sussex Community Safety Partnership are joining forces to deliver a week of safeguarding learning events. The key purpose of the week is to provide a range of learning and development opportunities for staff and volunteers working with vulnerable adults and children […]

  3. 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

  4. SCR Key: A Serious Case Review into Child Sexual Exploitation in West Sussex

    9 June, 2017

    The WSSCB have published a Serious Case Review into Child Sexual Exploitation in West Sussex. Multi-agency learning from the Serious Case Review will be outlined at a Learning event in July. More information will be sent out via the WSSCB bulletin shortly

  5. Nappy Sack Safety

    2 June, 2017

    Did you know that parents are being warned about the dangers of babies suffocating or choking on nappy sacks? You can find our advice sheet here  

  6. Police guidance on responding to incidents of sexting

    22 February, 2017

    The College of Policing have produced guidance for schools on how to respond to incidents of sexting, as well as a briefing note on the Police response. You can access the guidance on our pages for schools

  7. Switch to the updated CSE Risk Assessment doc

    There is an updated  WSSCB CSE Risk assessment Document and Behaviour Chart  Feb17. Please use this in place of your current version. We have also developed a CSE High Level Flowchart to guide you in what to do if you have concerns. You can access them both on our CSE pages

  8. New National CSE guidance

    21 February, 2017

    New Government guidance on Child Sexual Exploitation has been published. This is a definition and a guide for practitioners and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation

  9. We ♥ the Learning Gateway

    7 February, 2017

    All LSCB Training is advertised on the Learning Gateway. To find out how to access this and have your frequently asked questions answered you can find the guidance here.

  10. Keeping children safe in Sport

    5 December, 2016

    Advice and guidance for sports organisations on keeping children safe in sports is available from the NSPCC Child Protection in Sports Unit – https://thecpsu.org.uk/