Safeguarding Week Conference 2017

The North Yorkshire and City of York safeguarding boards and community safety partnerships are working together to host Safeguarding Week. The theme is ‘Safeguarding is Everybody’s Business’.

A number of awareness raising events are planned for members of the public in each local area. More information will follow.

A conference for multi-agency professionals will be held at the Pavilions in Harrogate on Monday 9 October 2017; 'Safeguarding is Everyone's Business' Safeguarding Week Conference.

The conference will include two keynote speakers and workshops.  On the day, delegates will choose three workshops they would like to attend from a choice of six. The keynote speakers are:

  • Jamie Bartlett - Direct of the Centre of the Analysis of Social Media whose principle areas of interest include social media monitoring, internet culture, the Dark Net and hidden internet subcultures. 
  • Lorin LaFave - Lorin’s son, Breck, was groomed online and killed by his groomer.  She founded the Breck Foundation (insert hyperlink which aims to build awareness of the dangers young people face online every day and promoting prevention through education and empowerment.  Lorin campaigns to promote awareness for keeping safe online and using the internet responsibly. 

The workshops will cover the following topics which will be delivered by a number of professionals in North Yorkshire, including:  

  • Prevent
  • Modern Slavery
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Hate Crime
  • Financial Abuse/Exploitation
  • Safeguarding in Sport

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