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NEW Quarterly WS News Bulletin - July 2nd Edition

We are pleased to share with you the 2nd edition of the WS News Bulletin.

Warwickshire Safeguarding Week - Videos and Resources

During Monday 21st to Friday 25th June 2021 Warwickshire Safeguarding held a week of online bitesize learning events around the topic of Exploitation.

In line with the partnership’s core strategic priority and recently launched new Exploitation Strategy, we placed the focus on exploitation, in all its forms. We would like to use this opportunity to help Warwickshire develop its collective understanding and confidence in combatting and responding to exploitation.

Below is the schedule and link to the resources which were available that week. Please note the video’s will only be available to view until Friday 30th July 2021.

This 2 hour online seminar is designed for senior managers and leaders children’s and adults’ services and the wider multi-agency partnership, and offers an opportunity to explore a more transitional approach to safeguarding, drawing on evidence from research and practice innovation to argue that whole system reform is needed.

Resources:

YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/YH9ktlarwBo

This is a two-hour session on online exploitation. The session will help you to understand more about the online harms of social media and gaming platforms presented to children and young people, understanding the online grooming process, learning how Covid-19 has impacted on online exploitation, how children may be targeted online and your responsibilities around sharing information about a child who is at risk of or is being abused.

Resources:

YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/QiMq7kZn8XI

A two-hour session to help participants understand what hate crime is and the impact it has. Case studies from high profile cases affecting people with Learning Disabilities will be considered that include; false befriending, cuckooing, physical and sexual abuse, financial exploitation, coercive behaviour and rape and murder. The session will consider what to look for, how hate crime is investigated and the support that is available.

Resources:

YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/7fPJl_V_O-Y

This powerful and thought provoking training gives participants an insight into the real experiences of those affected by child exploitation, helping participants to spot signs of grooming, explore victim blaming language and understand how they can help to protect and support children and young people.

Resources:

YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/vFDzaHeiOks

This webinar enables us to discuss victim-blaming language and how we can accurately and sensitively record and report on victim experiences. The aim of this webinar is to share practice between agencies and to explore ways in which we can develop the language we use.

Resources:

There is no recording available for this session

 

Warwickshire Safeguarding Week 21-25 June 2021 – ‘A Focus on Exploitation’

Warwickshire Safeguarding are pleased to announce a week of online bitesize learning events taking place from Monday 21st to Friday 25th June 2021.

Warwickshire Safeguarding Board - New job vacancy

**THE DEADLINE FOR THIS ROLE HAS NOW CLOSED - WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING APPLICATIONS**

We are pleased to share with you the following vacant role within the Warwickshire Safeguarding Board Business Team which is now live on WMJobs.

The closing date for the position is Monday 31 May 2021.

We are recruiting for 1 Fixed-Term position for the role of Business Development Officer

Highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on Warwickshire residents

March 23 marked the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown and was also the launch date for the Warwickshire County Council Director of Public Health’s annual report.

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