SBNI Briefings

22 May 2019

On behalf of the SBNI, ASCERT are delivering a Level One ACE and Trauma Informed Practice Training Programme across the community/voluntary sector of Northern Ireland.

ASCERT welcome all staff and volunteers working across the sector to attend the 3 hour training sessions to enhance their knowledge of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma Informed Practice.

15 May 2019

The NI ACE Animation has been developed as part of a suite of training resources through the EITP Trauma Informed Practice Project that is being led through the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland. The ACE Animation forms the basis of raising awareness of adverse childhood experiences in Northern Ireland and how you can be the change to support children, their families or adults impacted by childhood adversity.


To access the NI ACE Animation please visit one of the following viewing options:

15 May 2019

The Safeguarding Board for NI (SBNI) is supporting organisations within health and social care, justice, community/voluntary sector, education, housing and local government to develop a trauma informed  workforce.

4 Mar 2019

The closing date for this consultation has now passed. The consultation responses are being collated and the final E-Safety Strategy and Three Year Action Plan will be made publicly available in due course.


Summary of the E-Safety Strategy Consultation

19 Dec 2018

A very successful neglect conference was held by the Northern Area Safeguarding Panel on Wednesday 12th September, 2018 at the Ross Park Hotel, Kells.

The event was opened Ms Veronica Callaghan, Interim Director, NHSCT and Ms Bernie McNally, Independent Chair, SBNI

The main speakers were:

28 Sep 2018

The SBNI's multi-agency Neglect Strategy 2018-2022 for Norther

24 Jul 2018

The SBNI Board has now approved the Strategic Plan. This plan will now form the basis of, and guide, our work for the next four years.

To view the Plan, please click here.

24 Jul 2018

Exciting job opportunities!  Can you help to make our workforce ACE aware and embed trauma informed practice? If you have what it takes to be part of our new and innovative project team go to

8 May 2018

In November 2017, a range of professionals and practitioners from across Northern Ireland were brought together with leading experts to learn more about the potential negative impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on children, young people and adults.

12 Feb 2018

To view Learning from Case Management Reviews under SBNI, please click here.