The following communication from the MKSB Independent Chair reinforces the expectation that workers in Milton Keynes should complete a CAF (part 2 of the multi-agency referral form (MARF)) to record essential information from referrers about what has already happened in terms of single or multi-agency early help and support to children and young people and


MKSCB Safer Internet Day Competition – Winners Announced  To celebrate Safer Internet Day 2017 on 14 February, the MKSCB launched a competition inviting local children and young people to create a video resource that would provide parents and carers with five top tips that they could use to help protect their own children and help


Smoke detector advice for parents and carers from Bucks Fire & Rescue Current advice from Bucks Fire and Rescue in relation to smoke detectors recommends there should be a minimum of one smoke detector on each floor of a property to alert occupants in the event of a fire. In the event of a fire


    The Milton Keynes Safeguarding Children Board is once again supporting Safer Internet Day, which will take place on Tuesday 7th February 2017.   The theme this year is ‘Be the Change: Unite for a better internet’, which a particular focus on the positive use of images and videos online.   Coordinated in the


Safeguarding in Sport Following the recent concerns reported in the national press regarding safeguarding in sport, the MKSCB would like to draw your attention to a list of organisations (below) that provide advice and guidance around safeguarding in sport. The NSPCC has also launched a dedicated football hotline for victims of abuse, supported by the FA. The


Milton Keynes Young People Launch New Sexting Resources at MKSCB Annual Conference In October 2015, the Milton Keynes Safeguarding Children Board conducted a piece of research to investigate the extent to which children and young people across Milton Keynes had been exposed to an array of online risks in the preceding 12 months. In total,


Thames Valley police and Oxfordshire County Council are running a Safeguarding Risks Online – Learning Event. details can be found below or by following the link. Safeguarding Risks Online – Learning Event Monday 19th September 2016 Registration from 09:00 – Close at 12:30  **Now available for booking **  A free half day learning event at


  NSPCC launches PANTS song and animation to help protect children from sexual abuse The NSPCC has launched a new song and animation to help protect children from sexual abuse. The animation can be viewed on the NSPCC website – www.nspcc.org.uk/pants – and can also be seen on YouTube – https://youtu.be/fn6AVSZk008   The NSPCC PANTS campaign


MKSCB Annual Conference 2016 ‘The Voice of the Child ’  Monday 14th November 2016 9.30am – 4.00pm Jury’s Inn, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP   This year, our annual conference – The Voice of the Child – will be held at Jury’s Inn, Central Milton Keynes. The conference will take place on Monday 14th November


Protecting girls from the risks of FGM this summer  Professionals in Milton Keynes should remain vigilant in guarding against the dangers of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) ahead of the summer holidays, which can be a particularly dangerous time for at-risk girls. Raising awareness in Milton Keynes schools is vital to ensure that girls at risk


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