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Here's what you missed at How Safe 2024

Type: Event

Our annual safeguarding event took place on Wednesday 26 June 2024.

Jun 27 2024

Why language matters: how using terms like ‘recruited’ and ‘working’ minimise children’s experiences of criminal exploitation

Type: Why language matters blog

By using clear language when talking about child criminal exploitation, professionals working with a child can build an accurate picture of their experience and identify support that meets their needs.

Jun 24 2024

Podcast: Supporting d/Deaf children — putting the child at the centre of decision making

Type: Podcast

A discussion between a panel of experts from the Social Workers with Deaf Children and Professionals Working Group which explores how the differing language and communication needs of d/Deaf children can affect their safety and the child protection support they receive.

May 31 2024

Can you help peer review NSPCC research?

Type: News

We are seeking new peer reviewers to maintain the quality of the research we produce.

May 31 2024

Mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse - update following the announcement of the General Election

Type: News

What does the General Election mean for the proposed plans for a mandatory duty in England to report known or suspected child sexual abuse?

May 29 2024

Podcast: Absenteeism in schools

Type: Podcast

Hear experts from the NSPCC and Childline discuss school absenteeism, which has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic, and the safeguarding implications of children missing school. 

Apr 29 2024

New resources to embed healthy relationships across your whole school

Type: News

We've launched a Whole-School Approach Framework for sex and relationships education as part of our Talk Relationships service.

Apr 22 2024

Why language matters: how referring to online ‘friends’ can mask safeguarding concerns

Type: Why language matters blog

It’s essential for professionals to remain curious when children refer to people they meet online as their ‘friends'.

Apr 04 2024

Podcast: Understanding pre-birth assessments

Type: Podcast

In this podcast, social work practitioners explain what effective pre-birth assessments look like and how they play an important role in safeguarding babies.

Mar 28 2024

Recommendations for Change IICSA podcast series

Type: Podcast

A five-part podcast series exploring the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) final recommendations.

Feb 26 2024