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Welcome to the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board website

News & Updates:

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Neglect Strategy has been launched. Please click on the link below to access the strategy.

There are a number of courses that still have some places available. For Hampshire County Council staff please click on the individual links below to access the learning zone where you can book direct. For all non-Hampshire County Council staff, please use the application form link here and look for the course reference number.
Non-Hampshire County Council Staff application form

HSCB Business Plan 2016/17
The HSCB Business Plan for 2016-17.

Learning from the Dorset Safeguarding Children Board Serious Case review, including involvement with Hampshire.

Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board SCR on Child O including involvement with Hampshire.
Lancashire SCR report Child O

Lancashire LSCB Learning Child O
Learning from the Lancashire Safeguarding Child Board SCR on Child O including involvement with Hampshire.
Lancashire SCR Learning Child O

HSCB SCR Child L Report
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board, Serious Case Review report on Child L.
SCR Report Child L

HSCB SCR Child L Report Appendix
Appendix to HSCB SCR Report on Child L.
SCR Appendix to Report Child L

HSCB Response to Child L Report
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board response to Child L Report.
HSCB Response to Child L Report

You can access the HSCB 2014-15 Annual Report by clicking on the link below.
HSCB Annual Report 2014-15 Summary

Please click the link below to access the Hampshire Safeguarding Adult Board 2015-16 Annual Report.
HSAB Annual Report 2015-16

Stanbridge Earls School SCR
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board's SCR into the safeguarding implications of events leading to the closure of Stanbridge Earls Schhol has now concluded and can be accessed via the below link.
Serious Case Review

HSCB response to the SCR

HSCB response to SCR

HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16
Please see below link for information on HSCB's multi agency training for 2015/16
HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16

4LSCB Bruising Protocol Survey
This survey has been produced by Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board in response to feedback received on the timeliness and effectiveness on the current 4LSCB Bruising in Children who are Not Independently Mobile Protocol (often referred to as the Baby Bruising Protocol). Click the link below to complete the survey:
4LSCB Bruising Protocol Survey

"Can you stop it?"
"Can you stop it?" is the question posed in a new a hard-hitting film about the issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Commissioned by the Metropolitan Police Service, the aim of the film is to raise awareness amongst practitioners working with children and police officers about the behaviour traits of perpetrators of on street CSE, in the hope of offering practical advice and information that will allow individuals to understand, recognise and intervene where they suspect offences are taking place. Click on the link to see this short video:
You Tube

CSE Research - Short Films for Practice
These 12 films are aimed at anyone who wants to access learning from the latest research on child sexual exploitation (CSE), in a short accessible form.The films share the findings of a range of studies undertaken by researchers in The International Centre - Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire, as well as drawing on wider CSE literature.Each film is accompanied by a short briefing document that outlines the evidence in more detail, with references and links to the original research, and questions for reflection.These films are courtesy of the University of Bedfordshire. For more information please contact samantha.wilson@beds.ac.uk
CSE Research - Short Films for Practice

Support for young people experiencing abuse in a relationship. Please see the website at the link here.

Hampshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness e-learning course
The Hampshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness e-learning course has been refreshed and is available to be used by all agencies, free of charge. The details can be found at on the below link and you just need to send an email with the following details to hdaf@hants.gov.uk to obtain your log in details. Your name, job title, the organisation that you work for, the department that you work in e.g. if you work for Hampshire County Council, please specify Adult Services, Childrens Services etc. The area of Hampshire in which you work e.g. Test Valley, Eastleigh etc.
HDAF e-learning

4LSCB CDOP Annual Report 2014-15

4LSCB CDOP Annual Report 2014-15

HSCB Annual Report 2014-15

HSCB Annual Report 2014-15

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is a shared responsibility and a high priority for Hampshire agencies. It includes protecting children from abuse and neglect and ensuring that they grow up safely, having the best life chances to enter adulthood successfully.

The Board brings together all the main organisations who work with children and families in Hampshire, with the aim of ensuring that we work together effectively to keep children safe. 

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is responsible for co-ordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of local work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Hampshire.

The Hampshire Safeguarding Children website brings together information on safeguarding children for, children and young people, their parents and carers and for staff working with children and young people and their families.

The website offers local and national guidance to support you in safeguarding children in Hampshire and information on where and how to get help.

We aim to give you the best support and guidance available, however if you feel there is something missing on our website, please email us at hscb@hants.gov.uk