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Is Everyone Invited?
‘Everyone’s Invited’ is an online platform where young people, children, children as young as nine years old have made disclosures about abuse they have endured in one of the places that they are supposed to be safe; in school.
12,371 testimonials at the last count and a ‘community’ of 40,126 children who have joined.
This is heart breaking. 12,371 children. Children with a horrific story to tell. Traumatic sexual abuse experiences behind the school gates.
Sarah Henry © 01/04/21
MHFA England Update
23rd & 24th September. COURSE FULL
18th & 19th November. Details here.
COVID-19: The 11th ACE?
Is COVID-19 the new ACE? A once-in-a-lifetime Adverse Childhood Experience that will have affected all children, not just in the UK, but all over the world?
ACES don’t discriminate, and we know that for many children living through them, they are affected long into their adulthoods. Rarely, if ever, though have we seen an ‘Adverse Childhood Experience’ that has affected so many children, in such huge numbers collectively, universally at the same time; in live time. The original CDC-Kaiser study done in 1998 described 10 different Adverse Childhood Experiences. Has the COVID-19 universal pandemic brought a new ACE to the fore?
Sarah Henry © 01/03/21
The Essential Guide to Safeguarding Legislation
Want to find out all you need to know about safeguarding legislation in one place?
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2021 Diary Open
We have a job to safeguard children, young people and adults at risk of harm. I am not giving up. My 2021 diary is now open for bookings.
All of my face-to-face training will be delivered in adherence to government guidance.
Contact me to book your training.
Halfway through the pandemic I was told, “If you don’t get online with your training you will get left behind.”
So I tried it, and for me it doesn’t work. I have since kept my resolve to only ever deliver my safeguarding training courses and MHFA England courses face-to-face.
Here my top 4 reasons why;
1/The learning that happens within the training room – participants learn from each other, not just from me. I get to see lasting work relationships between agencies form, which strengthen safeguarding practice outside of the training room.
2/The connection, the energy, the synergy in the room. It’s powerful, and transformational, and it drives forward good practice.
3/ The lightbulb moments – priceless
4/ The support I can provide to others, not just as a trainer but emotionally should they need it (I am a survivor and often meet other survivors in my training room who I am ready to catch if they need it).
My hope is that online training does not become the ‘NORM’ and the easy go-to for training as we move through the next 12 months. We lose so much online. Lets keep connecting where and when it is safe to do so. #safeguardingchildren #training
Safeguarding is Everyone’s Responsibility