Safeguarding Children Information for Professionals

Information for the Voluntary Sector

It is good practice for organisations working with children and young people to have a safeguarding policy and related procedures for their staff and volunteers. Read more

Child Sexual Exploitation

Child sexual exploitation is a hugely distressing, but fairly rare form of sexual, emotional and physical abuse of children. In this section, learn more about what child sexual exploitation is and the tools available to practitioners including the new CSE Screening Tool. Read more

Information sharing

Improving information sharing practice is a cornerstone of the Government Every Child Matters strategy to improve outcomes for children. Therefore,  it is important that practitioners understand when, why and how they should share information so that they can do so confidently and appropriately as part of their day-to-day practice. Read more