1. The Truth Project

    23 May, 2019

    Let’s put an end to child sexual abuse. The Truth Project is giving people who experienced sexual abuse as children the chance to be heard, their input will help make meaningful recommendations to help prevent sexual abuse in the future. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was set up in 2015 to investigate organisations and institutions that have failed […]

  2. Water and window safety in warm weather

    22 May, 2019

    As the weather is getting warmer, please can you cascade this water safety video clip across your organisations and share widely, especially over the spring and summer months. The CCG East of Berkshire produced the following short video clip in 2017 in response to increasing concerns about the distractions of mobile phones in particular and how use of electronic […]

  3. SAFE! Conference “Interrupted Childhood: Exploring Young Experiences of Domestic Abuse”

    Tickets are now on sale for SAFE!’s Conference “Interrupted Childhood: Exploring Young Experiences of Domestic Abuse”, which takes place on Monday 17 June from 9.30am to 4pm at Oxford Town Hall. This one day conference will bring together multi-agency professionals to consider the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people, and explore practical responses and […]

  4. Turning Point Training 2019/20

    Throughout the year Turning Point will be running numerous training sessions across the county, and would value your input. So if you are interested in any of the free sessions available, please see Turning Point Training 2019-20 for further information and details of booking.  

  5. Child Drug Exploitation video

    Witney Family Solutions Service, with help from Thames Valley Police, have produced a short video for teenagers and parents explaining how criminals are exploiting children in Oxfordshire to sell drugs. Please see below and share widely with your teams  

  6. Recruitment of interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims

    The Salvation Army have advised vigilance following a possible instance in London of gangs recruiting interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims during face to face appointments. A situation occurred with one of their victims in London and hence they wanted to alert all relevant networks to be vigilant when using interpreters in case this is […]

  7. Oxfordshire’s new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements

    20 May, 2019

    Today Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board publishes its new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. Top ranking officers in Oxfordshire to be directly responsible for children’s safety  The highest ranking officers in the police, local government and the health service in Oxfordshire are to make themselves directly responsible for arrangements shared by key organisations in Oxfordshire that oversee the safety of […]

  8. International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17th May 2019

    17 May, 2019

    The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World […]

  9. Mental Health Awareness Week

    16 May, 2019

    Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13-19 May 2019. The theme this year is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. See here for further information. To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the BBC has launched BBC Mental Health Season with content across network and regional […]

  10. SAFE! 2 day Protective Behaviours Foundation course

    1 May, 2019

    SAFE! is running a two day Protective Behaviours Foundation course at the Venue in Cowley, Oxford on the 16th & 17th May.  Protective Behaviours is an internationally recognised approach to building emotional literacy and resilience in children, young people and adults. It is a pragmatic approach to personal safety awareness encouraging empowerment and teaching strategies to […]