Advice around the coronavirus in sign language, for trustees, first aiders, and those working in criminal justice sector, plus help for rough sleepers, and statements from the BBC and Royal Mail.
Keeping children safe online – what resources are there to help those who find themselves with kids at home right now? Protect children and young people against cyber bullying.
National Child Exploitation Awareness Day is on 18 March. Find out more, and get hold of some images to use on your social media to help the campaign.
Government consultations around the DWP engaging with disabled people, care leavers provision, rthe dormant assets scheme, and the Victims’ Code.
Safeguarding round-up – FGM reporting, stalking protection orders, abuse in the Catholic Church, protecting children overseas from UK abusers, and removing CSA images online.
Nominations are open for the Devon and Cornwall Police Volunteer Awards, celebrating teams, employers who release staff to participate in policing, and the Community Accreditation Scheme.
The Centre for Justice Innovation and CASS+ are inviting tenders for an organisation or partnership to conduct an evaluation of the CASS+ Community Advice Service. Closing 24 Feb.
Safer Cornwall is co-ordinating a campaign this week, for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week around #ItsNotOK. Speak up for safety.
Catch up on news around deaths in prisons, young offenders institutions, consultation around criminalising trespass (Gypsies etc affected), the latest ONS crime figures, and 2 events coming up.
A busy month of awareness days, including around health, LGBT+, sexual abuse, hearing, volunteering, Fairtrade, dignity in care, safer internet, and random acts of kindness.
Women in the news – birth rate changes and challenges, domestic abuse, This Girl Can overcoming taboos in sport, and hi-tech work culture impacting families.
TV cameras will be allowed in Crown Courts for the first time, but only to record judges’ sentencing remarks, in serious high-profile cases, from late spring.
Have your say on Council consultations, including the budget, planning services, the Fire and Rescue Service’s emergency response standards, and the proposed A39 route near Camelford..
Various funding opportunities – around the criminal justice sector, improving digital skills, US.UK bilateral ties, and children’s welfare. Some close before the end of January.
Reports and statistics releases, that could be useful if you work in the criminal justice area – race and crime stats, equalities reporting and brain injury & domestic violence link.
Child safety and care in the news: reporting child sexual abuse, school exclusions, counterfeit toys, smacking ban in Scotland, self harm on Instagram, care homes calling police, bullying, pneumonia, and gaming.
Here are 4 very niche consultations open at the moment – suicide prevention in middle aged men, illegal encampments, heat network metering & billing, and child friendly food packaging.
Clinks has released their annual State of the Sector report, looking at the voluntary sector working in the area of criminal justice.