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  1. ICON Week: Organisations come together to raise awareness of infant crying and how to cope

    27th September 2021

    27 September 2021 – “Babies cry, you can cope!” that’s the key message from NHS, local authorities and healthcare organisations from across the country who have come together this September to promote lifesaving messages to parents. Research suggests that some parents and care givers can lose control when a baby’s crying becomes too much. Some […]

  2. HSCP Training and Development Survey

    13th September 2021

    13 September 2021 – During the COVID-19 pandemic the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) rapidly transformed its face-to-face multi-agency training programme to offer virtual courses to Hampshire professionals to ensure continued access to vital safeguarding themed courses. The Virtual Learning Platform has been hugely successful and a valuable resource to all practitioners working with children […]

  3. One Year Anniversary of the CERAF: Update

    1st September 2021

    1 September 2021 – In September 2020, Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships across the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton (HIPS) areas published the new Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Framework (CERAF) for professionals. A CERAF should be completed as soon as potential concerns regarding any form of child exploitation are identified. This may include Child […]

  4. Lunchtime Learning – An Introduction to ARFID

    4th August 2021

    4 August 2021 – In association with Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSPC) is pleased to announce its latest virtual Lunchtime Learning session: An introduction to ARFID: Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder on Wednesday 29 September 2021 at 12-1pm. This one-hour Lunchtime Learning workshop introduces practitioners to ARFID; a […]

  5. Celebrating a year of the HSCP Virtual Learning Platform!

    16th June 2021

    Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership’s Virtual Learning Platform. The Virtual Learning Platform was established last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure professionals could continue accessing safeguarding training following the suspension of face-to-face learning. The Platform offers a diverse range of free multi-agency virtual courses, Webinar Wednesdays, […]

  6. Virtual Learning 2021-22

    13th May 2021

    The HSCP recently published it’s 2021-22 Training Brochure for its Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform, which provides free training to all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area. The Virtual Learning Platform consists of virtual courses, Webinar Wednesdays, e-learning materials, and more recently Lunchtime Learning workshops. The Platform was […]

  7. HSCP and Brook Partner Together

    11th May 2021

    We are delighted to report that we have partnered with Brook to offer Hampshire professionals free access to the Traffic Light e-learning course as part of our Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform for 2021-22. Brook’s nationally recognised Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool and training provides a highly visible, multi-agency response for professionals to identify, understand and […]

  8. Take our survey!

    19th April 2021

    In September 2020, Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships across the HIPS areas published the new Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Framework (CERAF) and the updated CSERQ4 for professionals in the following health settings: Emergency Department staff, Opticians, Condom distributers, Paramedics/Ambulance service, Dentists, GPs/Out of Hours service, Pharmacists, and 111 Service. To gain an understanding of professional knowledge and use of either […]

  9. Unborn/Newborn Baby Protocol Update

    24th March 2021

    The Unborn/Newborn Baby Safeguarding Protocol was updated and launched on 16 March 2021, and is accessible to practitioners through the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton (HIPS) safeguarding children online Procedures Manual. The launch event was a great success with over 400 professionals attending across the Partnership areas. The Unborn/Newborn Baby strategic group coordinated and […]

  10. Responding to Neglect in Hants and IOW Launch

    23rd March 2021

    In collaboration with the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnership, the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) recently launched its revised Neglect Strategy 2020-23 and associated online Neglect Toolkit for professionals working with children and families in the Hampshire and IOW areas. Last month, over 300 professionals attended two launch events, ‘Responding to Neglect in Hampshire […]