ACEs Team

Bristol Partners introduce new Health Integration Team to tackle Adverse Childhood Experiences

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One Bright Spark

UPDATE: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS MON 11/2. We want to hear from you about your idea to empower children and families receiving services, and we’re offering project grants to test your ideas out!

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Circles SW Film

Circles SW is a local service providing support and community reintegration for young people with sexual harmful behaviour. Find out more about their work and the support they can offer young people by watching their film

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Stop Speak Support Campaign

Stop Speak Support is a campaign to help young people understand what cyberbullying is, and learn what they should do if they see someone being treated badly online.

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Together we can Tackle Child Abuse

Watch out for the DfE campaign to tackle child abuse this ‘World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse’ (19 Nov) and help support getting the message out.

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Safeguarding Film Tenders

Do you know a great video design company that can help us raise awareness of specific safeguarding needs? We're asking for film tenders.

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Publication of Child D SCR DHR

The 'Child D' Serious Case Review and Domestic Homicide Review has been published. This review was commissioned after a seventeen year old boy died from stab wounds sustained in an altercation with his brother.

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'Tia' Child Protection Incident Review

The BSCB has published a Child Protection Incident Review concerned with safeguarding a young person with a complex history of abuse and neglect, who was not adequately managing her diabetes putting her at significant risk of long-term health implications.

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Statement on FGM

The BSCB and other Bristol agencies have released statements in response to FGM concerns raised by community groups.

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BSCB Annual Conference 2018

This years annual conference is titled "Violence within Families: What can Bristol do to break the cycle of abuse?" and takes place on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at M Shed Bristol

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Aya Serious Case Review

This serious case review (SCR) concerns the death of Aya, a six month old baby who died after suffering non-accidental head injuries whilst in the care of her father. Her father pleaded guilty to her murder and subsequently received a life sentence with a tariff of 15 years.

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Becky Serious Case Review

The BSCB has published the Becky Serious Case Review into the care received by Becky by local agencies before her murder in 2015.

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Bristol Safeguarding Children Board's Annual conference held on Monday 10th July

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County Lines materials

Following the publication of County Lines guidance last year, the Home Office is now working with partners to raise awareness of county lines.

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Free From Fear Premiere

On the 30th October 2017 members of the BSCB Shadow Board attended the premiere of Free From Fear; a film designed by young people to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation among young people.

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Modern slavery training

Unchosen are offering free 2 hour workshops suitable for all professionals working in our city. Participants will develop an awareness of what modern slavery might look like in their communities, as well as their working life, and what they can do about it.

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Zero Tolerance for FGM

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation takes place on 6 February; find out what Bristol organisations are doing to tackle FGM. #EndFGM

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Training Needs Survey

Have your say on the Inter-agency Children Safeguarding Training Programme for 2020-2021, there is a chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher!

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