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SSCP Safeguarding Children Virtual Forum Week (7-11th December, 2020) – to view the presentations from the events please follow the LINK

Additional training dates included in the updated SSCP Training Programme, including additional Working Together dates, inc. Saturday Update Courses and redesigned Safer Recruitment & Allegations Management Training (18th December, 2020)

The SSCP webpages for parents and carers have been updated, and a new page on child safety is now available (25th November, 2020)

The SSCP Business Plan 2020-2021 is now available (18th November, 2020)

New Saturday Working Together to Safeguard Children Update Training available for anyone who has completed the 2 Day Working to Safeguard Children (DSL) Training in the last 2yrs and Registered Childminders who have completed the Introduction to Child Protection programme.  NB – for Childminders this course replaces the previous Child Protection for the Designated Lead Role for the Childminder (6th November, 2020)

The SSCP Twelve-monthly Report 2019-2020 is now available (20th October, 2020)

The fully updated 2020-21 Basic Awareness Child Protection Cascade Pack is now available for instant download and includes the Powerpoint presentation, comprehensive trainers notes, all resources and materials needed and a new DSL Info and Resource Pack (19th August, 2020)

We have a statutory duty to co-ordinate how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people in Somerset and to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.

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Children and Young People

Advice about friendships, having relationships and what to do if you are worried or scared.


Parents and Carers

Safeguarding information and resources for people with or working with children and young people.

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Somerset SSCP has published their first Learning Bulletin of 2021. Find it at:
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