As part of the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland’s (SBNI) campaign to raise awareness around Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), SBNI are keen to engage with facilitator-led groups of Children and Young People; and Parents in order to shape Phase 2 of the campaign. This will begin in Autumn 2014 and will be specifically targeted at children, young people and parents.
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Northern Ireland research report on e-safety published by Safeguarding Board
The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) is announcing the arrangements for the Thematic Review of the 22 cases of the young people affected by Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland.
A detailed briefing on the arrangements for the Thematic Review will be given by Independent Chairman, Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland, Hugh Connor, to the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety this afternoon (Wednesday).
The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) is treating its work on Child Sexual Exploitation as a priority with a reminder to parents and carers to look for the signs that a child or young person is being subject to this form of child sexual abuse.
Safeguarding Board Director, Sharon Beattie, says
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Safeguarding Children and Young People
Friday 15 November 2013, 9.30am to 1.00pm
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast
Aims and Objectives:
The aim of the seminar is to explore issues relating to safeguarding disabled children and young people. The seminar objectives are to:
The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland would advise any member of the public who has suspicions or concerns about particular children or individuals who are in contact with children, that it is important that these suspicions or concerns are not ignored but are shared with appropriate child care professionals. Any member of the public concerned about a child at risk of abuse should refer the matter to Social Services, the NSPCC or the PSNI.
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland leads review into Child Sexual Exploitation
Following today’s announcement, The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) welcomes the direction from the Minister for Health, Edwin Poots to conduct a thematic review into the recent cases of Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland.
The Safeguarding Board's THE MORE YOU KNOW THE MORE YOU SEE Child Sexual Exploitation campaign was launched in June 2014. Our campaign website is www.safertoknow.info
The fourth meeting of the SBNI Board will take place on:
Friday 14th June - Conference Room, Assembly Buildings, Fisherwick Place, Belfast, BT1 6DW
The public meeting will begin at 2pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
The agenda has been made available on the website.
If attending, please contact our office to advise of communication and/or access requirements.
Tel: (028) 90311611