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Adverse childhood experiences, safeguarding and the role of the school nurse in promoting resilience and wellbeing

A literature search was carried out using academic databases (CINAHL complete database, Medline and Google Scholar). The following key words (school nurse, adverse childhood experiences, resilience,...

A transdisciplinary approach to adolescent safeguarding education

Adolescent safeguarding education has been a key area of interest for the researcher over the last 4 years, this started in their first research study with learners on a children's pre-registration...

Internet safety: Teaching children to keep themselves safe

…the overriding message [is] that it is never too young to start talking about online safety.’ .

Fabricated or induced illness: The importance of health chronologies in recognising this form of abuse

‘Fabricated or induced illness by carers is a relatively rare form of child abuse in which a parent or carer seeks medical intervention by fabricating or inducing symptoms in a child.’ .

Partner violence: Adopting a public health approach to addressing the problem

‘Evidence suggests that the some of the highest rates of domestic violence and abuse are experienced by adolescents, with prevalence rates as high as 45% in England.’ .

All Together: Free anti-bullying programme

‘Much uncertainty lies ahead, and we are pleased that so many schools are using this time to think about their anti-bullying work and ensure staff are able to meet the needs of all their pupils.’ .

Modern slavery: An overview of the signs and the role school nurses can play

Modern slavery victims can be any age, gender, ethnicity or nationality, although it tends to be more prevalent among the most vulnerable, and within minority or socially excluded groups. In 2018, the...

Young people's experiences of an anti-bullying Drama in Education workshop six months' post-participation

Forum theatre defined by Boal (2000) is a platform which enables people to change their perceptions and view of the world. Boal (2000) suggests that observation of a piece of theatre enables the...

Child sexual abuse: A critical analysis of social workers' role in recognising and responding to it

In order to understand the context of safeguarding children suffering abuse and in turn, possible exploitation, and how evidence-based practice is informing current direction of policy and practice,...

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