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Please remember, you can contact your Supervising Social Worker or the Duty Team if you have any questions or problems relating to this issue.
The Children's Commissioner Guide to Coronovirus
The Children's Commissioner has created a useful guide to explain Coronavirus to children. Download it here
The Marie Collins Foundation (MCF) and NWG Network
MCF is a highly respected charity specialising in the field of raising awareness of online sexual abuse, training professionals and supporting victims. NWG is also a charity formed as a network of over 14,500 practitioners across the UK who disseminate information to fellow professionals working on the issue of child exploitation.
Together, they have developed some useful resources for parents and carers to spot the signs of online sexual grooming. Download their Sexual Harm Reduction Guide and the Online Sexual Harm Leaflet aimed at parents and carers which explains what forms sexual abuse online can take and helps adults to understand why young people may be at greater risk of harm and why they may not tell.
Mind of My Own
We want to help you encourage young people in your care to download and access the Mind of My Own app to help promote well-being and encourage feedback. If you need help downloading or setting up the app, watch this video:
Activities for children at home