Safeguarding Themes

These Strategy Guides have been developed for professionals to learn more about a specific safeguarding theme that may affect adolescents at risk. These useful guides also provide further signposting and resources to support children and their families. Please click on the guide for further information: 

  1. Adolescent neglect
  2. Adolescents with increased vulnerabilities (including SEND) – COMING SOON
  3. Bereavement
  4. Body image and eating disorders (also see Strategy Guide: 14)
  5. Children in care (not including UASC – see Strategy Guide: 22)
  6. Contextual/extra familial safeguarding
  7. Cultural competence (also see Strategy Guide: 8)
  8. Cultural identity (also see Strategy Guide: 7)
  9. Domestic abuse: Adolescent to parent violence – COMING SOON
  10. Drugs and alcohol
  11. Exploitation
  12. Harmful sexual behaviour
  13. Healthy relationships, sexual health and teenage pregnancy
  14. Mental health, well-being and self-harm (also see Strategy Guide: 4)
  15. Online activity
  16. Parent in the criminal justice system
  17. Radicalisation and extremism
  18. Resilience and self-efficacy
  19. Sexual identity
  20. Transitions (including those to adulthood)
  21. Trauma informed/adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  22. Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) (also see Strategy Guide: 5)
  23. Young carers