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

20th April 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

| Free
DATE:20th April 2018 LEVEL:
LOCATION:St Helier Town Hall APPLICABLE TO: Children
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This event has now concluded.  For those who attended, the following presentations are shared with the kind permission of the speakers:

Anna Racher – Impact of CSA

Donald Findlater – Preventing CSA

Carla Malseed – Jersey PANTS campaign

Louise Exton – Jersey Helpline Development Project


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.

The same programme of speakers will be repeated in the afternoon between 1.00pm-4.00pm.

Campaign launch programme

08.30 Registration and refreshments

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

09:10 Welcome. NSPCC working on Jersey – Peter Wanless, Chief Executive Officer, NSPCC

09.15 A personal experience – David Tait, NSPCC trustee

09.30 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

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

10.50 Comfort break

11.05 Let’s Talk PANTS in Jersey – NSPCC Campaigns Manager

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

11.35 Pledges to support the campaign

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

12.00 Event concludes