SBNI Briefings

29 Nov 2016

The Northern Ireland Executive have recently launched a child-friendly version of their Programme for Government consultation document.

You can view the document here.

Contact details for responses are included within.

16 Nov 2016

The SBNI Regional Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and Procedures are now open to consultation.  It is intended to make these available once finailsed on an E-based platform. Further policy and procedures are at different stages of development and will be made available once they are finalised.

There are three elements which have been included as part of this process for your consideration:

1. The Policy and Procedures which are grouped under five Sections:

14 Nov 2016

                            

15 Mar 2016

The ‘Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland’ Strategy has been published today.

 

10 Feb 2016

Safer Internet Day 2016 took place in Northern Ireland yesterday with the theme, “Play your part for a better internet!” Please click here to view activities around yesterday’s proceedings.

13 Oct 2015

SBNI's Learning and Development Strategy is now operational. To view this document, click here.

23 Sep 2015

The PSNI, in co-ordination with the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland, have produced a comprehensive guide which will aid professionals and the public in dealing with ‘sexting’ in response to increased reports of these incidents. This includes signposting for referral to the most appropriate agency/agencies in various scenarios.

It is encouraged that this guide is further disseminated to individuals and organisations that may benefit from the information.

17 Jun 2015

The Safeguarding Board NI (SBNI) welcomes the new animated summary of the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority’s (RQIA) Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) developed by Include Youth.

15 Jun 2015

THE SAFEGUARDING BOARD FOR NI WELCOMES THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY (NCA) CAMPAIGN TO GIVE CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS ADVICE IF A CHILD BECOMES INVOLVED IN SEXTING.

Director, Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) Sharon Beattie, said:

“We welcome the launch of the NCA’s campaign on sexting and we echo the advice that they are giving to parents and children.”

She went on to say:

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