Campaigns

WSCP run and support a number of safeguarding children campaigns throughout the year.

To support and access the resources, view the latest ones below.

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Spotting The Signs - Think 'ABC'

  • What is the campaign about?
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    WSCP has teamed up with Wakefield Council to raise the profile of what safeguarding concerns may look like to help enable the signs to be responded to and reported.

    The campaign is the latest phase of the Safeguarding is Everyone’s Business campaign which highlighted those who work with children and families alongside the wider community have a responsibility to keep children safe from harm.

  • Why is the campaign being ran?
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    The fear of being wrong can be one of the biggest barriers to people reporting child safeguarding concerns. That’s why in the campaign people are encouraged look out for the signs and think ‘ABC’ – appearance, behaviour, communication – and whether there have been any changes, in the children and young people they are aware of, when it comes to spotting the signs.

    Just remember though, the signs can be subtle so you don’t need to be certain, and by raising a concern you could be helping to keep a child safe.

  • Messages
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    Look out for post on the WSCP and Wakefield Council Twitter feeds and retweet them to your followers. Feel free to use the pre-populated messages along with social media graphics (see under Resources) to share from your own organisation's account:

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    Help keep our children and young people safe ?

    Understand the signs ⚠️ of a safeguarding concern

    And if you see it ? raise it. Call 03458 503 503

    Discover the signs at ➡️ www.wakefieldscp.org.uk

    Remember: for urgent concerns call the police on 999

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    ? Fear of being wrong is one of the biggest barriers stopping people reporting safeguarding concerns

    So understand the signs ⤵️

    And remember, don’t ignore it, report it. ? Call 03458 503 503

    For urgent concerns call the police on 999

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    People often think ? ‘But what if I’m wrong?’ when it comes to reporting safeguarding concerns

    …but what if you’re right? ?

    If you have a concern, share it, ☎️ call 03458 503 503

    And for urgent concerns call the police on 999

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    Mood swings ?? aren’t always just the result of hormones

    But can be signs of something more worrying ?

    We know it might not always clear, but if you have a safeguarding concern, raise it ✅

    Call ? 03458 503 503. In emergencies call the police on 999

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    Keeping children ? safe is everyone’s business

    To spot ? the signs of a child safeguarding or welfare concern, look for changes in:

    ? Appearance

    ? Behaviour

    ? Communication

    For more information visit www.wakefieldscp.org.uk or call 03458 503 503 with a concern

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    ? There could be more to a child ‘playing up’ than meets the eye

    So don’t block out safeguarding concerns

    If you have a concern, don’t be afraid to raise it ?

    Call ? 03458 503 503

    To learn more about the signs ?, visit ⤵️ www.wakefieldscp.org.uk  

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    Do you know the types of safeguarding concerns and signs? ?

    There’s more than you might think – and some can be subtle.

    Educate yourself on the signs at ⤵️ www.wakefieldscp.org.uk

    And if you see ? any, say it ?️, call ? 03458 503 503.

  • Resources to download
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    Download these images to support the campaign by sharing and posting these alongside the above

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Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP)

  • What is the campaign about?
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    The Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) provides a platform to share information with West Yorkshire Police (WYP) in a safe, protected, and direct way.

    The type of information shared could cover a variety of areas, such as:

    – Information about a concerning incident

    – Suspicious activity

    – An unusual exchange between two or more people

    – Something that makes a professional uncomfortable

    This information helps build a picture of our district’s communities and any concerns or criminal activity that could be taking place – helping to inform police’s priorities and any action taken.

    By being able to understand local issues, which otherwise may not be known, it better allows the police to help keep communities safe. For example, information from different sources may enable the police to identify hotspots and areas where child exploitation is taking place.

  • Why is the campaign being ran?
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    Unfortunately the PIP is not widely known and utilised by the variety of professionals who can access it and submit information.

    Support is needed to raise awareness of the Partnership Intelligence Portal, its purpose and value, and where appropriate encourage information to be submitted. That’s where the PIPup internal campaign comes in.

  • How can you help?
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    Support the joint PIPup campaign running 7 – 11 June by Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP) and West Yorkshire Police (WYP) to raise the profile and awareness of the PIP – as well as encourage professionals to pipe up (or PIPup!) in using the portal as part of their practice.

    You can do this by:

    Sharing information on your internal website about the PIP

    Sharing messages through internal newsletters and emails to staff about the PIP

    Providing an opportunity for staff to review the portal and the supporting guidance available

    To help you do this we have provided the following:

    – Suggested internal messages to promote

    – Internal graphics

    – Screensaver graphics

    – A4 posters

    – Email signature graphic

    – PowerPoint presentation and video

    – One minute guide

    Please note: All content and graphics within this toolkit are intended for internal use to professionals only. Do not use any materials on social media.

    If you have any questions please contact the Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership by emailing wscp@wakefield.gov.uk.

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    Short messages for use within internal staffing networks:

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    Sharing information with the police is critical in safeguarding communities.

    Use the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) and PIPup: westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    It might seem minor or trivial, but your support could help the police to better safeguard communities and keep people from harm.

    PIPup and use the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) to share information with the police: westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    Are there locations in your community which are a worry? A park, a building, a street, a car? Think of the bigger picture and how this could affect people and children in your community.

    Pass information on via the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) and PIPup: westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    Unsure on what Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) is and why it’s important to PIPup?

    View the one minute guide on intelligence sharing for further information: here

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    When submitting information to the police your identify is protected. So don’t ignore it, share it. PIPup.

    Share information with the police via the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP): westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    Creating safe spaces for children growing up in their community is crucial. Using the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) to pass information to the police helps to disrupt those who wish to commit harm.

    PIPup and access the portal here: westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    Don’t assume someone else will see or hear what you have and share this information.

    Take responsibility and use the Partnership Intelligence Portal to PIPup and help safeguard communities: westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

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    Public and online spaces need to be safe. Share concerns you have via the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) and PIPup at westyorkshire.police.uk/partnership-intelligence-portal

  • Resources to download
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    West Yorkshire Police have developed a PowerPoint presentation and video which explains why submitting intelligence through the Partnership Intelligence Portal (PIP) is key in helping the Police keep communities safe.

    It covers the role of the PIP, how information is used, and examples of how intelligence is used to help the police. It also provides detail on how to gain access if you haven’t already.

    You can view the presentation here and video here.

    In addition to this, the Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership has also developed an Intelligence Sharing One Minute Guide to help explain to staff what intelligence sharing is and how it can be used to safeguarding children and communities.

    The One Minute Guide can be viewed here.

    Please use the presentation, video, and one minute guide in your staff briefings, training sessions, and as appropriate within internal guidance.

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