CSCP Newsletter - March 2021

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IT'S NOT OK.....young people's stories

its not ok yp stories

To help raise awareness of child exploitation, a group of young people in Cumbria have put their creative minds together to make a series of films about child safety.

The young people involved in the production of these films are from across the county, and have helped write, animate and perform parts of the videos.

The three films, which use the stories of fictional characters to highlight the issues of healthy/unhealthy relationships, exploitation and online safety, have been made  as part of the CSCP and NSPCC's year-long campaign IT'S NOT OK. 

Olivia's IT'S NOT OK Story

Jax's IT'S NOT OK Story

Alex's IT'S NOT OK Story

It’s Not OK aims to inform and educate children, parents, carers and professionals about child exploitation, online safety and unhealthy relationships. You can find more about the campaign at: https://cumbriasafeguardingchildren.co.uk/itsnotok.asp


Children and young people's mental health : videos

nspcc learning

NSPCC Learning have launched three videos on children and young people’s mental health looking at: how mental health can become a safeguarding concern; the impact of abuse and neglect; and ways professionals can support children and young people who are experiencing issues with their mental health.

The three videos can be found on the Who is at risk?, Responding, and Understanding sections of the child mental health page - Child mental health


Child sexual abuse online

thinkuknow

Thinkuknow, the national online safety education programme from the National Crime Agency (NCA), has published a news story on what to do if you come across child sexual abuse material online. The content also includes information on where children and young people can find advice.  

What to do if you come across child sexual abuse material


Online safety : early years

online safety

The National Cyber Security Centre (NSC) has published guidance for practitioners working in early years education and childcare settings on how to  protect sensitive information about their setting and the children in their care from accidental damage and online criminals. The guidance covers: backing up important information; using passwords to control access to your computers and information; protecting your devices from viruses and malware; and dealing with suspicious messages.

Read the news story: Early Years practitioners: using cyber security to protect your settings


Modern Slavery webinar

modern slavery

Just under a week to go until the next “Free” webinar around Modern Slavery Awareness in Cumbria.

The webinars are around an hour long and offer you lots of information around Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking and how it is affecting Cumbria.  The webinar starts at 10am.

To register please use the link below.

Tuesday 30 March 2021 : Modern Slavery Awareness in the Rural and Agricultural Community

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/slave-free-alliance-and-cumbria-pcc-modern-slavery-awareness-webinar-tickets-141138632449