Safeguarding

Our Responsibilities

Safeguarding is at the heart of the ethos of Empowered Parents.

Whether it is helping a family manage challenging behaviour safely, providing links and referrals for family support, or reporting serious concerns to the right authorities, you can feel confident that Empowered Parents will always give you safe advice.

Our Safeguarding Officer

Our Designated Safeguarding Officer is trained in the services available to children, and the thresholds for professional intervention. They can make referrals to professional services with or on behalf of a parent or older child, and can if required report concerns.

To ensure we can meet the needs of our families and professionals, Empowered Parents ensures that we always have a registered DSL available to speak to about safeguarding concerns, including accessing support services.

Our DSL has also received additional training in areas which are more common, or harder to spot. These include:

Multi agency working

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Self Harm in Children

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Female Genital Mutilation

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Prevent Duty

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Child Sexual Exploitation

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Child Crime Exploitation

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Behaviour de-escalation

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Safer Handling

What to do if you are worried

Safeguarding rarely means you can see the whole picture, and sometimes it is the smaller pieces of information which make up the whole jigsaw. 

If you have any concerns about a child’s safety please speak directly to our DSL for guidance. 

The Empowered Parents full Safeguarding policy is available via an email request.

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