Loading Events

« All Courses

  • This event has passed.

Let’s Talk PANTS in Jersey! (afternoon session)

20th April 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

| Free
DATE:20th April 2018 LEVEL:
LOCATION:St Helier Town Hall APPLICABLE TO: Children
94 of 200
places left
Google CalendariCal Calendar

Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board and its partners are working together
with the NSPCC on a joint local PANTS campaign with the aim of protecting children from sexual abuse. This campaign encourages parents, carers and professionals to have conversations with children about how to stay safe from sexual abuse in an age-appropriate way.

JSPB and the NSPCC are also working in partnership to develop the NSPCC
Helpline for local communities in Jersey. The aim is to encourage more people
to contact the Helpline at the earliest opportunity to explore any concerns
they may have about a child’s safety or wellbeing or to ask for advice and

This event aimed at professionals working to prevent child sexual abuse. It will involve key speakers from the UK as well as an outline of how the PANTS campaign and the Helpline development project will be run in Jersey.

This a repeat of the same programme run in the morning between 9.00am-12.00pm.

Campaign launch programme

12.30 Registration and refreshments

13.00 Welcome and Introduction – Glenys Johnston OBE, Independent Chair of Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board

13.15 A personal experience – David Tait, NSPCC trustee

13.30 The impact of child sexual abuse and the importance of encouraging children to speak out (followed by Q&A) – Anna Racher, NSPCC Development & Impact Manager

14.10 Understanding and Preventing Child Sexual Abuse (followed by Q&A) – Donald Findlater Child Safeguarding Consultant to the Lucy Faithfull Foundation

14.50 Comfort break

15.05 Let’s Talk PANTS in Jersey – Julie Campbell, NSPCC Campaigns Manager

15.20 The Helpline Development Project – Louise Exton, NSPCC Helpline Head of Service

15.35 Pledges to support the campaign

15.45 Final Q&A and closing remarks – Deborah McMillan, Jersey Children’s Commissioner

16.00 Event concludes