Today, 1st February 2019 it was reported that a mother was found guilty of an FGM offence regarding her 3 year old daughter. FGM isn’t just a concern for overseas, it has been and is happening here in the UK, in 2019!
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With ‘Safer Internet Day’ on 5th February fast approaching, I believe this is a perfect opportunity to really take a long hard look on how we use and manage our online habits and the habits of the children around us.
Children as young as 3 had their own smartphones, and children as young as 5 had their own social media profiles. This trend is continuing and the number of young children accessing internet content is only going to grow.
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The transformation of mental health support places increased emphasis upon Schools and Academies, what support they currently offer and lays out plans to develop this further.
Do you know the latest research? Ensure that your school and staff understand the signs for mental health difficulties.
Children and young people are put under massive amounts pressures and is ever-growing. What can we do support them?
The new school year is a fresh start with new beginnings, remember that your vulnerable children and young people are now returning to a safe space. A place of support, care, empathy and sympathy – a place where YOU are there to help and support!
Does your school have a robust, relevant and useful safeguarding policy and are procedures in place?
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Recently, the awareness of mental health issues in the news has been increasing in prominence, and rightly so. However, the full extent of how this may affect a child or young person regarding fabricated or induced illness by proxy, is still not understood.