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Safeguarding resources for faith and bme groups

  1. 1. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 Safeguarding
Resources
for
Faith
and
BME
Groups
 
 www.thefaithbook.co.uk
  2. 2. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 Websites
 
 Group/Organisation/Faith
 Description
 Weblink
 General
 
 
 Barnet
resources
 Barnet
Council’s
safeguarding
children
page
 
 Useful
resources
and
training
programmes
for
 practitioners.
 
 Community
Barnet
offers
safeguarding
advice
 and
support
including
a
monthly
surgery
with
 Barry
Rawlings,
the
Safeguarding
Policy
 Advisor.
You
can
book
an
appointment
by
e‐ mailing.
 Barry.Rawlings@communitybarnet.org.uk
 
 Local
contact
points
 
 Barnet
Council
Consultation
Line
‐
020
8359
 4336
 (Tue
and
Wed
9.30am
–
11.30am)
 
 This
number
is
available
for
consultation,
 advice
or
when
you
just
want
to
talk
over
a
 situation.
This
number
is
not
for
referrals.
 
 Child
Protection
Referrals

 (9am–5.15pm
Mon‐Thurs,
9am–5pm
Fri)

 
 Referral
and
Assessment
Team
020
8359
4066
 http://www.barnet.gov.uk/safeguarding‐children‐board
 
 http://www.barnet.gov.uk/chypf/chypf‐multi‐agency‐ working/practitioners‐training.htm
 
 http://www.communitybarnet.org.uk/pages/children‐and‐young‐ people.html
 

  3. 3. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 
 Out
of
office
hours
‐
020
8359
2000
 
 The
Council
Emergency
Service
Controller
will
 take
initial
details
and
contact
the
appropriate
 out
of
hours
officer




 
 Local
Authority
Designated
Officer

 
 Liz
Shaw
‐
020
8359
4489
 
 For
advice
and
reporting
allegations
against
 staff
or
volunteers.

 
 Safeguarding
Children
Board
 
 Helen
Elliott
‐
020
8359
4540
 
 Police
Child
Abuse
Investigation
Team
 
 Barnet
Police
Station
 26
High
Street

 Barnet
EN5
5RU

 
 020
8733
5070
(8am‐6pm)
 
 At
other
times
contact
the
following
number
 where
the
controller
will
take
details
and
 contact
the
out
of
hours
officer

 
 020
8200
1212 HM
Government
 Working
together
to
safeguard
children.

 Department
for
children,
schools
and
families
 http://publications.education.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/00305‐ 2010DOM‐EN.PDF

  4. 4. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 –
March
2010
 
 Royal
College
of
General
 Practitioners
 Safeguarding
Children
and
Young
People:
A
 Toolkit
for
General
Practice.

Not
BME/faith
 specific
 https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical_and_research/circ/safeguarding_chil dren_toolkit.aspx
 
 Barnardo’s
training,
learning
 consultancy
 Safeguarding/Child
Protection
e‐learning
 resources
have
been
developed
from
the
 hands‐on
experience
of
Barnardo's
child
 protection
experts
in
partnership
with
 Marshall
ACM,
a
leading
provider
of
online
 learning
resources.

Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.barnardos.org.uk/onlineshop/tlc/acatalog/Safeguarding_ _child_protection_.html
 
 Barnardo’s
 Resources
for
professionals
including
video’s
 for
use
with
children
to
explore
feelings,
 boundaries.

Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.barnardos.org.uk/resources/research_and_publications/b ooks_and_tools_protection_from_abuse_and_harm.htm
 
 Kirklees
Safeguarding
Children
 Board
 We
want
to
make
sure
children
and
young
 people
feel
safe
and
cared
for
and
believe
this
 is
everybody's
responsibility.

 We
want
this
site
to
be
accessible
to
children
 and
young
people,
families
and
communities
 as
well
as
professionals
working
with
children. http://www.kirkleessafeguardingchildren.co.uk/agency‐ representatives.html
 
 National
Council
for
Voluntary
 Youth
Services
(NCVYS)
 Provides
information
about
safeguarding
and
 child
protection,
specifically
tailored
to
the
 voluntary
and
community
youth
sector.

 Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.ncvys.org.uk/Safeguarding.html
 
 Children
England
 The
leading
membership
organisation
for
the
 children,
young
people
and
families
voluntary
 sector.
Mission
is
to
create
a
fairer
world
for
 children,
young
people
and
families
by
 championing
the
voluntary
organisations
 which
work
on
their
behalf.

 Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.childrenengland.org.uk
 
 

  5. 5. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 National
Domestic
Violence
 Helpline
 24
hour
helpline
‐
0808
2000
247.

 Not
BME/faith
specific.
 
 http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/
 
 Childline
 A
counselling
service
for
children
and
young
 people
‐
0800
1111.
Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.childline.org.uk
 
 Careline
 National
confidential
counselling
line
for
 children,
young
people
and
 adults
on
any
issue
including
family,
marital
 and
relationship
problems,
child
 abuse,
rape
and
sexual
assault,
depression
and
 anxiety
‐
020
8514
1177.
 Not
BME/faith
specific.
 
 Beatbullying
 Works
with
children
and
young
people
across
 the
UK
to
provide
them
with
opportunities
to
 make
positive
and
lasting
changes
to
their
 lives
and
outlook.
 
 Runs
a
range
of
programmes
which
have
peer
 monitoring
and
peer
activism
at
their
heart.
 Not
BME/faith
specific.
 http://www.beatbullying.org
 
 Internet
Watch
Foundation
 The
UK
Hotline
for
reporting
criminal
online
 content.
Not
BME/faith
specific.
 www.iwf.org.uk

  6. 6. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 
 
 
 BME
 
 
 Newham
 Child
Protection
in
Faith
Based
Environments
–
 Muslim
Parliament
 http://www.newham.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/4D6A5DAB‐2B1C‐48E8‐ A78B‐403666AA4CE6/0/ChildProtectionReportmuslimparliament.pdf
 
 Hackney
 Safeguarding
Children
from
Abuse
linked
to
a
 belief
in
Spirit
Possession
 
 http://www.hackney.gov.uk/safeguarding‐children‐from‐abuse‐ spirit.pdf
 
 Trust
for
London
–
Safeguarding
 Children’s
rights
 Safeguarding
Children's
Rights
was
set
up
to
 address
the
issue
of
faith‐based
child
abuse
 linked
to
beliefs
in
spirit
possession
and
 focuses
on
London's
African
communities.
 http://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/special‐initiatives/safeguarding‐ childrens‐rights/
 AFRUCA
‐
Africans
Unite
Against
 Child
Abuse
(UK)

 AFRUCA
is
an
organisation
concerned
about
 cruelty
against
the
African
child.
With
offices
 in
London
and
Manchester,
we
are
the
 premier
charity
promoting
the
welfare
of
 African
children
in
the
UK.
 http://www.afruca.org/publication_faith_organisations.php
 
 
 http://www.afruca.org/documents/what%20is%20child%20abuse. pdf
 Eastern
European
Women’s
 Refuge
 Provides
support
based
on
a
needs
 assessment
and
planning
process,
with
 outreach
support
to
Eastern
European
women
 in
Hammersmith
and
Fulham,
Brent,
Barnet
 and
Ealing.

 
 020
8453
7190
or
020
8453
7171
 communityoutreachreferral@refuge.org.uk
 
 Kurdish
and
Middle
Eastern
 Women’s
Organisation
 Established
in
1999
to
provide
support
for

 victims
of
domestic
violence
from
Iraq,
Iran
 and
Eastern
Turkey.

 http://www.kmewo.org/
 
 Victoria
Climbié
Foundation
UK
 campaign
to
ensure
effective
links
&
 coordination
between
statutory
agencies,
care
 services
and
BME
communities.
 http://vcf‐uk.org/
 NSPCC
 Safeguarding
training,
resources
and
events
 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/informhub_wda49931.html

  7. 7. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 
 NSPCC

‐
Faith,
Religion
and
Safeguarding,
 NSPCC
Internal
Briefing
Paper
 
 Firstcheck:
A
step
by
step
guide
for
 organisations
to
safeguard
children


 
 NSPCC
Asian
Helpline
 
 Bengali
0800
096
7714
 Gujarati
0800
096
7715
 Hindi
0800
096
7716
 Punjabi
0800
096
7717
 Urdu
0800
096
7718
 Asian
service
in
English
0800
096
7719
 
 
 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/trainingandconsultancy/consultancy /helpandadvice/faithreligionandsafeguarding_wdf47840.pdf
 
 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/trainingandconsultancy/consultancy /supportingproductsandresources/firstcheck_wda47873.html
 
 Safe
Network
 Free
training
and
CD
ROM
based
resource
that
 allows
facilitators
to
take
safeguarding
to
the
 very
heart
of
black
and
minority
ethnic
 communities.
 http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/news_and_events/news_articles/Pag es/bme_workshop_9_september_2010.aspx
 
 Race
Equality
Foundation
 Safeguarding
black
and
minority
ethnic
 children:
Development
of
safe
practice
 http://www.raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/projects/previous/socialca re/safeguarding.asp
 
 Barking
and
Dagenham
CVS
 BME
Inclusion
toolkit
 http://www.bdcvs.org.uk/index.php?nuc=content&id=87
 
 Safe
Network
 Safe
Network
‐
Workshop
on
safeguarding
 children
in
the
black
and
minority
ethnic
 communities
 http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/BME_readi ng_list.pdf
 
 Minorities
of
Europe
 MOE
provides
a
range
of
services
which
 support
the
Government’s
agendas
Every
 Child
Matters,
Strength
in
Diversity,
 Community
Cohesion.

We
help
third
sector
 organisations
and
local
authorities
to
 http://www.moe‐online.com/resources.asp
 

  8. 8. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 formulate
and
implement
policies.
 Interfaith
Network
for
the
UK
 Suggests
using
NSPCC
toolkit
 http://www.interfaith.org.uk/local/youngpeople.htm
 
 Dudley
Safeguarding
Children
 Board
 Committed
to
engaging
Communities
‐

 Exploring
a
more
holistic,
preventative
and
 community‐based
approach
to
safeguarding
 children
&
young
people
 http://safeguardingchildren.dudley.gov.uk/
 
 ECPAT
 ECPAT
is
a
global
network
of
organisations
and
 individuals
working
together
to
eliminate
child
 prostitution,
child
pornography
and
the
 trafficking
of
child
for
sexual
purposes.

 Various
toolkits
and
publications
available.
 http://www.ecpat.net/EI/EI_publications.asp
 http://www.ecpat.org.uk/downloads/guardianship_briefing.pdf http://course.ecpat.org.uk/ 
 ContinYou
–
Changing
lives
 through
learning
 “Safeguarding
Children
covers
essential
 information
for
parents,
community,
faith
 groups
and
supplementary
schools.
It
is
a
 useful
kit
to
promote
the
welfare
of
children.”
 
 Work
covers
safeguarding
issues
in
 supplementary
schools.

 http://www.continyou.org.uk/children_and_families/supplementary_ education/resources/safeguarding_children
 

  9. 9. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 
 
 
 Female
Genital
Mutilation
 
 
 Department
for
Children
Schools
 and
Families
–
Every
Child
 Matters
 Safeguarding
children
from
female
genital
 mutilation:
Fact
sheet

 As
the
summer
holidays
is
a
peak
period
for
 cases
of
forced
marriage
and
female
genital
 mutilation
schools
and
LAs
are
encouraged
to
 be
alert
to
the
signs
of
potential
abuse.
 This
fact
sheet
on
female
genital
mutilation
is
 produced
by
the
Government
Equalities
 Office.
 
 http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/everychildmatters/publications/documents/l aeSafeguardingChildrenfromForcedMarriagefactsheet/
 
 London
Safeguarding
children
 board
 training
material
for
professionals.

Not
 BME/faith
specific
 
 National
and
London
information
and
 resources
on
FGM
 
 http://www.londonscb.gov.uk/files/2010/resources/training_subgrou p/trainers_guide_30_june_10.pdf
 
 http://www.londonscb.gov.uk/fgm/
 
 Foreign
and
Commonwealth
 Office
 FGM
–
When
things
go
wrong.
 Information
for
victims
and
information
for
 professionals
pages.
 http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel‐and‐living‐abroad/when‐things‐go‐ wrong/fgm/
 
 The
Forced
Marriage
Unit
 A
joint
initiative
between
the
Foreign
and
 Commonwealth
Office
and
the
Home
Office.
 
 http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel‐and‐living‐abroad/when‐things‐go‐ wrong/forced‐marriage/
 
 FORWARD
 FORWARD
is
an
African
Diaspora
led
UK‐ registered
campaign
and
support
charity
 dedicated
to
advancing
and
safeguarding
the
 health
and
rights
of
African
girls
and
women,
 in
particular
female
genital
mutilation
(FGM)
 and
forced
and
child
marriage.
 http://www.forwarduk.org.uk/
 

  10. 10. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 Faith
 
 
 Baha’i
 
 
 Baha’i
 Baha’i
community
of
the
United
Kingdom
‐
 child
protection
&
domestic
violence
policies
 for
the
uk
baha'i
community.
 http://bahai.org.uk/aig/index.htm
 
 
 
 Muslim
 
 
 Muslim
Council
of
Britain
 ‘Safe
Children,
Sound
Learning
–
Guidance
for
 Madressahs’.

Cost
£10
 http://www.mcb.org.uk/features/features.php?ann_id=292
 Lancashire
Council
of
Mosques
 Child
safety
and
welfare
project
‐
to
respond
 to
changes
in
Child
protection
Legislation
by
 developing
guidelines
specific
to
the
Madrasah
 sector.

To
raise
awareness
of
Child
Welfare
 and
Safety
isues
in
the
Madrasah
sector.
 http://www.lancashiremosques.com/projects_details.asp?ID=6
 
 Boulton
Council
of
Mosques
 Every
Child
Matters
in
Madrassah
is
a
new
 approach
to
provide
support
and
guidance
 ensuring
the
well‐being
of
children
and
young
 people.

Policy,
training
and
powerpoint
 presentation.

 
 http://www.thebcom.org/ourwork/mosque‐maddrassah‐ support/safeguarding‐children.html
 The
Muslim
Parliament
of
Great
 Britain
 Child
protection
guidance
and
policy
for
 Mosques.
 http://www.muslimparliament.org.uk
 
 The
Muslim
Youth
Helpline
 A
registered
charity
which
provides
pioneering
 faith
and
culturally
sensitive
services
to
 Muslim
youth
in
the
UK.
0808
808
2008
 http://www.myh.org.uk/
 
 ContinYou
–
Changing
lives
 through
learning
 “Safeguarding
Children
covers
essential
 information
for
parents,
community,
faith
 groups
and
supplementary
schools.
It
is
a
 useful
kit
to
promote
the
welfare
of
children.”
 
 Work
has
been
done
with
Madrassahs
as
well
 http://www.continyou.org.uk/children_and_families/supplementary_ education/resources/safeguarding_children
 

  11. 11. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 as
faith
based
supplementary
schools.
 
 
 
 Christian
 
 
 Catholic
Safeguarding
Advisory
 Service
 New
'web‐
based'
version
of
the
Catholic
 Safeguarding
Advisory
Service
(CSAS)
 Procedures
Manual
 
 http://www.csasprocedures.uk.net/
 Churches
Child
Protection
 Advisory
Service
 The
Churches’
Child
Protection
Advisory
 Service
(CCPAS)
is
the
only
independent
 Christian
charity
providing
professional
advice,
 disclosure
checks,
support,
training
and
 resources
in
all
areas
of
safeguarding
children
 and
vulnerable
adults,
and
for
those
affected
 by
abuse
throughout
the
UK.
 
 Our
services
are
used
not
only
by
churches
 and
groups
across
the
denominational
 spectrum,
but
increasingly
by
other
faiths
as
 well
as
non‐faith
based
organisations
keen
to
 utilise
the
resources
and
expertise
we
offer.

 http://www.ccpas.co.uk/
 
 Christian
Camping
International
 CCI
is
an
association
of
Christian
organisations
 and
individuals
involved
in
residential
 holidays,
camps,
conference
and
outdoor
 centre
ministries.

Key
resource
sheet

no.
06
 Protecting
Children.

Cost
£6
 http://www.cci.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article &id=29:key‐resource‐sheets&catid=8:resources‐a‐ideas&Itemid=42
 Salvation
Army
UK
 Article
about
SA
safeguarding
policy
giving
 details.

I
can’t
find
the
actually
policy
 document
on
the
website.
 http://www1.salvationarmy.org.uk/uki/www_uki.nsf/vw‐ issue/34EAF7BA9A8DF79C80257314004C8995?opendocument&id=67 A2D43DB8ABFEBD80257314004AD305
 The
Churches’
Agency
for
 Safeguarding
 CRB
Checks,
ISA
Registration

&
safeguarding
 advice
for
Churches
and
Christian
 Organisations
 http://www.churchsafe.org.uk/what‐we‐do.html
 
 Baptist
Union
of
Great
Britain
 Safe
to
grow
resource.

Cost
£7
 http://www.baptist.org.uk/resources/children_youth_resources.asp?s ection=12

  12. 12. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 
 The
Presbyterian
Church
of
 Wales
 Churches’
forum
For
Safeguarding
‐
 ‘standards
In
recruitment’
 http://www.ebcpcw.org.uk/en/documents/PDF/Standards%20Final%2 008032006.pdf
 Spurgeons
 Safeguarding
policy
 
 Network
consultancy
–
improving
practice,
 safeguarding.
 http://www.spurgeons.org/our‐safeguarding‐policy
 
 http://www.spurgeons.org/what‐the‐network‐offers
 
 London
Baptist
Association
 Safeguarding
training
 http://www.londonbaptist.org.uk/news/events/202‐safeguarding‐ training‐day.html
 The
Methodist
Church
 Methodist
Safeguarding
Policy
 
 
 What
is
Safeguarding?
 http://www.methodist.org.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=churchlife.conte nt&cmid=1204
 
 http://www.methodist.org.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=churchlife.conte nt&cmid=1196
 United
Reform
church
 Safeguarding
children
and
young
people
in
the
 church
 http://www.urc.org.uk/what_we_do/children/children_s_ministry/im ages/good_practice.pdf
 
 
 
 Judaism
 
 
 Norwood
 Norwood
supports
people
with
learning
 disabilities
and
children
and
families
in
need.
 We
work
with
individuals
to
improve
the
 quality
of
their
lives
and
achieve
their
goals.
 Our
services
are
provided
to
the
Jewish
 community
and
also
to
people
in
the
wider
 community.
 http://www.norwood.org.uk/contact‐us/pr‐ media/newsarchive/2009/2009‐norwood‐news/nwn‐sg‐children
 
 http://www.norwood.org.uk/contact‐us/pr‐ media/newsarchive/2003/norwood+news/hendon+mp+tours+klc.htm
 Hertsmere
Jewish
Primary
School
 Hertsmere
Jewish
Primary
School,
follows
the
 Hertfordshire
Safeguarding
Children
Board
 procedures
 http://www.hjps.org.uk/aboutus.htm
 
 

  13. 13. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 Umbrella
group
–
no
specific
information
found
on
Safeguarding
 
 Judaism
 
 
 The
Movement
for
Reform
Judaism
 Supports
individuals,
rabbis
and
synagogues

to
 meet
their
spiritual,
social
and
educational
needs
 and
to
reach
out
to
new
members
and
the
wider
 community.



 http://www.reformjudaism.org.uk/
 
 The
Board
of
Deputies
of
British
Jews
 
 http://www.boardofdeputies.org.uk/index.php
 
 Assembly
of
Masorti
Synagogues
 The
Assembly
of
Masorti
Synagogues
is
an
 umbrella
organisation
which:
 Provides
services
no
one
synagogue
can
or
should
 offer.
These
include
our
youth
movement,
 NOAM,
our
Rabbinic
Court
and
outreach
 activities.
Serves
as
the
central
address
for
the
 claims
of
our
Movement,
representing
its
 members
nationally
and
internationally
and
in
 dialogue
with
other
denominations
and
faith
 groups.
 http://www.masorti.org.uk/index.htm
 
 Hindu
 
 Hindu
Council
UK
 A
united
Hindu
voice
in
UK.

 http://www.hinducounciluk.org/newsite/index.asp
 
 Oxford
Centre
for
Hindu
Studies
 The
Oxford
Centre
for
Hindu
Studies
is
dedicated
 to
preserving
India’s
cultural
heritage
and
 promoting
a
better
understanding
of
it
through
a
 comprehensive
programme
of
education,
 publishing,
and
research.


 
 http://www.ochs.org.uk/about‐us
 
 Buddhist
 
 European
Buddhist
Union
 Aim
to
promote
the
fellowship
of
and
encourage
 co‐operations
between
the
Buddhists
in
Europe.

 http://www.e‐b‐u.org/index.html
 

  14. 14. Updated
November
2010
 Karen
Walkden
 karen@flourishing.me.uk
 The
Network
of
Buddhist
Organisations
 NBO
is
a
national
and
non‐denominational
 Buddhist
representative
body
where
 governmental
and
cultural
pressures
on
faiths
can
 be
considered
and
policies
developed.


 http://nboorguk.myzen.co.uk/about‐us/about‐2
 
 The
Buddhist
Society
 http://www.thebuddhistsociety.org/
 
 Zoroastrian
 
 
 World
Zoroastrian
Organisation
 We
aim
to
inform
all
about
Zarathushtra
and
 Zoroastrianism,
and
improve
the
circumstances
of
 the
needy
Zoroastrians
around
the
world
through
 charitable
and
social
activities.

 http://www.w‐z‐o.org/
 
 Sikh
 
 Sikh
Net
 SikhNet
exists
to
provide
a
global
virtual
 community
for
Sikhs
and
all
those
interested
in
 the
Sikh
way
of
life.
 http://www.sikhnet.com/
 Network
of
Sikh
Organisations
 links
more
than
100
UK
gurdwaras
and
other
UK
 Sikh
organisations
in
active
cooperation
to
 enhance
the
image
and
understanding
of
Sikhism
 in
the
UK.

 http://www.nsouk.co.uk/index.html
 
 
 
 
 Jain
 
 
 Institute
of
Jainology
 Designed
to
co‐ordinate
Jain
affairs.


 http://www.jainology.org/about/
 
 
 
 
 Baha’i
 
 
 Baha’i
 International
site

 http://www.bahai.org/
 


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