1. 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.    

  2. 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

  3. 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/  

  4. 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 https://www.westsussexscb.org.uk/professionals/ Key links: Making […]

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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  

  9. 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

  10. Switch to the updated CE Risk Assessment doc

    There is an updated  WSSCB CE Screening Tool and Risk Assessment Guidance July 2018 and WSSCB Risk Assessment Tool – parts A and B July 2018. 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 CE pages