SBNI Briefings

12 Jan 2018

Consultation opened on 10 January 2018.  Closing date 6 March 2018 at 17.00.


The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) invites your views on our draft Strategic Plan 2018 -2022.

This consultation seeks your views on our new strategic plan which sets out the strategic direction and context of work of the SBNI over the next four years to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Northern Ireland.

15 Dec 2017

The revised Regional Core Child Protection Policies and Procedures were launched by the SBNI on 28 November 2017.

14 Dec 2017

To access the full recording of the ACE Conference from 13th November, 2017, click here.

1 Dec 2017

The revised Regional Core Child Protection Policies and Procedures were launched by the SBNI on 28 November 2017.

16 Nov 2017

This week, 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. This was co-ordinated by the Department of Health, Health and Social Care Trusts, Health and Social Care Board, Safeguarding Board NI and Public Health Agency.

8 Nov 2017

It is Anti-Bullying Week (13th-17th November)! Find out how we are supporting the Anti-Bullying Forum and their events during #antibullyingweekni, as well as how you can get involved:

Get Involved!

Please do get involved & see what is happening with #ABW17 #allequalalldifferentalltogether

2 Nov 2017


Relevant to legal profession, all working on behalf of children in need and children in educational settings, advice workers and law/social work students

26 Sep 2017

The exciting Keeping Safe App engagement day is happening in October!  Young people will have the opportunity to participate and influence:

1.       Name of the App

2.       Content- what information should be included

3.       Format of the App – videos, quizzes

4.       Prizes included in the App

5.       Roll out – how to reach out to other young people

Young people can participate on the following date:

Belfast 7 October: 1000-1500 @ BCM

8 Aug 2017

Ms Bernie McNally has recently been appointed as Chair of the SBNI for a maximum period of four years. Click here for further details.

26 Jul 2017

Watch Barbara McDermott, Chair of the Interfaith Sub-Group, proivde an overview of the aims, objectives and intiatives developed by the group to date, as well as its outreach to the wider community...