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We regularly update our news with information about our campaigns and training, as well as other local and national news which could impact on safeguarding the children of Derbyshire.

If you would like any more information on any of our news stories, please contact us.

Training programme for 2015/2016

We have set out a learning and development programme to encourage staff and volunteers from all agencies to meet and study together in order to promote shared knowledge, skills, values, procedures and practice.

Education information

A new page for education professionals is currently being developed. For any education related queries in the meantime, please contact:

Debbie Peacock
Derbyshire Child Protection Manager for Education
Telephone: 01629 531079

"Don't shake the baby" film

This short video "Shaking the baby is just not the deal" can be watched online.

Watch our video online

Summary of the enquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

A summary of the enquiry carried out in Rotherham regarding child sexual exploitation has been published. Sexual exploitation of children and young people is always child abuse and must always trigger safeguarding procedures.

Safeguarding e-learning package

The safeguarding e-learning package is aimed at level 1, level 2 staff, volunteers, parents or young people. The course takes about an hour to complete and is free. On successful completion of the assessment you can print off a certificate.

The course is a useful starting point to help you understand key safeguarding issues and what to do if you have concerns about a child or young person.

You will need to have Adobe Flash installed on your computer in order to view this e-learning. You can access the e-learning package from the training courses and events pages of the Derby Safeguarding Children Board website.

Derby Safeguarding Children Board training courses and events

Summaries of serious case reviews

Summaries of serious case reviews and serious incident learning reviews are available in the professionals and volunteers section of our website

Professionals and volunteers