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