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London Attack – Tips for Talking to Children

For parents and professionals. Many children will be upset by the terrible news of what appears to have been a terrorist attack in London yesterday. Five people – including the attacker – are known to have died, and several people are injured. Although such events can be difficult to discuss with children and young people, it's really important that you do address any anxieties they may have as a result of what they've heard. It is important to avoid causing further distress. However, children and young people should be encouraged to talk about their feelings and anxieties if they want to. Here are a few tips to help you deal with this difficult topic:

Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation: Risks & Safeguarding Responsibilities - Thursday 11th May 2017

We are once again running our training programme Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation: Risks & Safeguarding Responsibilities on Thursday 11th May 2017. This is a half day free training session for local businesses – hotels, licensed premises, taxi firms, bus garages, etc. - to raise awareness about Child Sexual Exploitation. The full Programme can be found here.

Kingston & Richmond LSCB Newsletter - March 2017

The latest edition of our Newsletter is available here.

Single Point of Access Update

Richmond and Kingston Single Point of Access (SPA) teams have now been integrated and are based at Kingston Guildhall 2. The number for both Richmond and Kingston is 020 8547 5008.

Child Sexual Exploitation Definition

The government has issued a standard definition of Child Sexual Exploitation. For full information and guidance click here.