Essex Safeguarding Children Board
SET Think Family

SET Think Family

October 1, 2021

The Children and Adult Safeguarding Boards across Essex, Southend and Thurrock, alongside the SET Domestic Abuse Board are pleased to launch their first joint podcast - a real multi-agency approach with seven boards represented. The podcast covers the concept of Think Family, what reviews have taught us and what good practice looks like.

Consent - Podcast for young people by Brook Essex

Consent - Podcast for young people by Brook Essex

July 2, 2021

Experts from Brook Essex discuss what consent is, bust some myths about consent, and explain what to do if you need further support. 

More information about support services can be found on the Brook website: How to give and get consent – Brook

CE Awareness Day 2021 - Professionals Q&A

CE Awareness Day 2021 - Professionals Q&A

June 10, 2021

This podcast was recorded by safeguarding partners to mark Child Exploitation Awareness Day 2021 and discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the fight against exploitation. Aimed at professionals and those working with children and families.

 

The Panel:

  • Jim Pearson, Violence & Vulnerability Unit
  • Jennie Read, Gangs Officer, Essex Police
  • Michelle McCreadie, CARE Team, The Children’s Society
  • Rosie McHearne, Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service
  • Lucy Wilson, Braintree District Council
  • The 2 Johns, EST Safety
  • Lauraine Portwood, Children & Families Service Manager, Essex County Council
Child Exploitation Awareness Day 2021

Child Exploitation Awareness Day 2021

June 10, 2021

This podcast by members of the safeguarding partnership was released on CE Awareness Day 18th March 2021 aimed at parents, carers and members of the public. The panel of experts speak about exploitation and the new challenges being faced in the ‘new normal’. All Child Exploitation information for parents can be found on the ESCB website.

The Panel:

  • Jim Pearson, Violence & Vulnerability Unit
  • Jennie Read, Gangs Officer, Essex Police
  • Michelle McCreadie, CARE Team, The Children’s Society
  • Rosie McHearne, Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service
  • Lucy Wilson, Braintree District Council
  • The 2 Johns, EST Safety
  • Lauraine Portwood, Children & Families Service Manager, Essex County Council
Online safety - parents of pre-teens

Online safety - parents of pre-teens

June 10, 2021

Podcast by our partners Barnardo’s CARE and The Children's Society talking about those children at the end of primary school, about to enter secondary school who are particularly at risk of online exploitation. It’s a time when some children begin to enter the world of social media, coupled with the brain development they're going through at this age makes it hard for them to make decisions or plan ahead. 

Transcript.

Online safety - adaptation post-covid

Online safety - adaptation post-covid

June 10, 2021

The Two Johns talk about adapting to a new digital world, exploring how signs of exploitation have changed and become more hidden and grooming is being carried out more online.

Online safety - Halloween, scary content and harmful online challenges

Online safety - Halloween, scary content and harmful online challenges

June 10, 2021

The Two Johns (E-Safety Training) talk about the risks of a digital Halloween, sharing scary content and peer pressure to undertake harmful online challenges.

This podcast was recorded during the 2020 lockdown period, however scary digital content will always be prevalent around Halloween and worth being mindful about.

Online safety - bullying

Online safety - bullying

June 4, 2021

The 2 Johns talk about online bullying and how to get help.

Online safety - youth involved sexual images

Online safety - youth involved sexual images

June 4, 2021

The 2 Johns talk about why young people may be drawn into taking and/or sharing inappropriate images, how to talk to the young person and get support.

Online safety - for parents of young children

Online safety - for parents of young children

June 4, 2021

The 2 Johns discuss the importance of starting conversations about online safety from a young age.

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