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Florence Nightingale Foundation Leadership scholarship

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

In memory of our dear colleague and SAPHNA committee member Nana Qwawson, SCPHN SN,   Read More

Digital safety and anti-bullying ambassadors for secondary schools

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

Facebook has teamed up with Childnet International and the Diana Award to offer a programme to create digital leaders and anti-bullying ambassadors in every secondary school in the UK. Young people will be trained to provide peer-to-peer support and lead online safety initiatives in the classroom.

A recent survey of 1,000 13-17 year olds by ResearchBods revealed that young people turn to one another first for support with issues such as cyber-bullying. Two thirds (63%) calling for more peer-led education programmes in schools.

 

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NSPCC New online training for managing sexualised behaviour in primary schools

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

The NSPCC online training course will enable school staff to gain the skills and confidence to

recognise, respond to and prevent harmful sexual behaviour in primary schools.

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/get-expert-training/managing-sexualised-behaviour-primary-schools-online-course/?utm_source=newsletter_SIE&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MSB_primary_schools

 

 

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Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

This health app briefing was developed by the NICE medical technologies evaluation programme

as a proof-of-concept activity.

https://www.nice.org.uk/advice/mib130


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Visiting children in residential special schools and colleges

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

Statutory guidance for professionals supporting children and young people with

special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in residential settings.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/visiting-children-in-residential-special-schools-and-colleges


 

 

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RCN Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme

Sharon White - Saturday, November 11, 2017 -

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SAPHNA AUTUMN NEWSLETTER

Sharon White - Sunday, November 05, 2017 -

Bringing you news and opportunities through our Autumn newsletter and, as ever, demonstrating   Read More

CYP centred conversations about CSE and safeguarding concerns

Sharon White - Wednesday, November 01, 2017 -

Me first is an education and training resource that helps health and social care professionals to develop their

knowledge, skills and confidence in communicating with children and young people.

It does this by encouraging a child-centric mentality in staff, and by providing tools and advice to support this.

New resources:

CYP centred conversations about CSE and safeguarding concerns

 

http://www.mefirst.org.uk/safeguarding-model/

 


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Vision screening for 4-5 year olds

Sharon White - Wednesday, November 01, 2017 -

A set of resources to support the commissioning and delivery of child vision screening. Includes a

service specification, competencies, leaflets and template letters

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/child-vision-screening


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Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Mental health resources

Sharon White - Monday, October 30, 2017 -

Check out the CWMT website for free resources re children and young people's mental health and other free  Read More

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