Safeguarding

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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

From the 10th September 2012 some changes will come into effect including a change of terminology. This is now referred to as Disclosure and Barring.

The voluntary registration of new employees and job-movers working or volunteering with children and vulnerable adults with the Vetting and Barring Scheme, which was due to start on 26 July, has been stopped.

The Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is a partnership between all agencies, organisations and services in Lewisham with responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

In spring 2011 LEAN in partnership with Voluntary Action Lewisham (VAL) organised a workshop examining the safety implications of using new technologies to engage with children and young people. Some resources from this workshop by expert in the field, Chris Atkinson, are available for you to download.