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Protecting children from harmful content on television – Guide and Resources

Protecting children from harmful content on television – a guide and links to useful resources.

Sextortion – Guide and Resources

Sextortion – a guide and links to useful resources.

Gillick Competence and Fraser Guidelines – Guide and Resources

Gillick Competence and Fraser Guidelines – a guide and links to useful resources.

DVPOs and DVPNs – Guide and Resources

Domestic Violence Protection Notices (DVPNs) and Domestic Violence Protective Orders (DVPOs) – a guide and links to useful resources.

Stalking and Domestic Abuse – use of covert surveillance

The use of covert surveillance by stalkers has become more prolific as technology advances and surveillance equipment becomes more accessible. What exactly is available? How easy is it for a stalker to obtain? How can safeguarding professionals respond?

Scammed – it can happen to anyone

If you care for a vulnerable person, how do you protect them from fraudsters? What exactly should you tell them? Where do you get the information you need to improve your own knowledge and inform others? How do you become ‘scam aware’?

Missing Adults – the law

About 90,000 adults are reported missing to the police each year. What powers do police have when a missing adult does not want to be found and return to their family or friends?

Secure Children’s Homes – sometimes the only option

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In the UK each year a small minority of children are ‘locked up’ in Secure Children’s Homes. But what does this actually mean for the child and what are the processes in place to safeguard their welfare?

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