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Welcome to the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board website

News & Updates:

SAFER INTERNET DAY 9 February 2016
It is Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 9 February 2016. For more information, please go to the links below:
Safer internet day - 9 February 2016

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

The MASF West Conference 2016 is entitled: Honour Based Violence and the Impact on Children. Topics covered will include: Consider the impact of HBV on children; Consider the impact of FGM on children; Consider the impact of FM on children; Consider how to identify children at risk; Consider the impact of the these on practitioners' practice. Bookings via the flyer and learning zone.
MASF WEST - Conference 15 March 2016 - HBV

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

Please click on the link below to access our latest Board newsletter (December 2015). The Newsletter has the latest updates from the November Board meeting, together with other items of interest.
HSCB December 2015 Newsletter

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 Business Plan 2015/16

HSCB Business Plan 2015/16

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