News / Events

SSCB Guide to Our Thresholds of Need
On 23rd May 2017 the SSCB launched its new
SSCB Guide to Our Thresholds of Need

New SSCB Independent Chair
Sir Paul Ennals has been appointed as the SSCB Independent Chair on 15.05.17. Sir Paul has an extensive background in children's services. He replaces Jane Held who was the interim SSCB Chair from May 2016. We would like to thank Jane for her leadership and hard work during the last year and wish her all the best.

New Referral Form for Safeguarding Children
A new safeguarding children referral form has been developed for Sunderland and it should be used when there is concern for a child. The referral form can be found on the
Together for Children - Sunderland website.

FGM E-Learning (Home Office)
Please see link of a new FGM course; produced in partnership with Virtual College and the Home Office. From this link you’ll be able to register and carry out the free course. This course is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with children, from teachers, police, doctors, social workers, nursery workers and Border Staff; providing them with the training they need to help identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM.
FGM E-Learning