eBulletin Edition 49
Welcome, to the September edition of the TSCP E-Bulletin. It’s back to school time! It is also national
read a book day on the 6th September to encourage people to read, whether it’s a paper back or an
e-book. In related news, Droylsden library is moving to its new smart surroundings on
Thursday 9th September. For more information on library services
please visit Libraries Home Page (tameside.gov.uk)
This edition includes information on;
- New Child Victims of Modern Slavery Training
- Mental Health Resources
- World Suicide Prevention Day
- Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
- Sexual Health Awareness Day
- TSCP Training
You will be aware of the changing situation around Covid-19, for the latest information in relation to Tameside please visit:
New Child Victims of Modern Slavery Training
A new training released by the Home Office around developing practitioners understanding of modern
slavery from a children safeguarding perspective. Aaccess the training
Healthy Young Minds have provided a wide range of resources to help professionals to support
children and parents around a variety of mental health problems
I am a professional – Healthy Young Minds (healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk)
World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September 2021)
It’s world suicide prevention day, for more information please visit the
International Association for suicide prevention.
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day (9th September 2021)
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition with
lifelong cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. FASD results when prenatal
alcohol exposure affects the developing brain and body. It is estimated to effect 1.8%
The Chief Medical Officers' guideline is that: If you are pregnant or think you could
become pregnant, the safest approach is not to drink alcohol at all, to keep risks to
your baby to a minimum. Drinking in pregnancy can lead to long-term harm to the baby,
with the more you drink the greater the risk.
The Tameside AEP programme is part of a wider GMHSCP programme, which has the ambition
to prevent future cases of FASD and raise the awareness of the risks of drinking whilst
Change Grow Live (CGL), The Women and Families Centre and Early Years STARs are working
in partnership with Tameside Population Health team to deliver a prevention intervention
programme in the borough. The prevention intervention sessions focuses on improving
education and understanding of the risks of drinking, and commitment to contraception
for all women who access their services. All women of childbearing age are at risk of
an alcohol-exposed pregnancy.
Please do visit the resources page on https://www.drymester.org.uk/ for materials you
can use to promote awareness in your workplaces.
Action together are running a Wednesday weekly training session on 8th September 1pm-2pm
to increase the awareness of the dangers of drinking during pregnancy.
Rochdale Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Network launched a peer support e-book.
Anyone across the UK can use the e-book for free.
Sheffield Children’s Safeguarding partnership are hosting a virtual FASD conference on the 9th
September which has an exciting list of speakers.
There will also be lots of activity on social media so if you are a tweeter please follow
and re-tweet during the week.
Increasing the understanding of FASD amongst professionals is a necessity and training workshops
are available! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Sexual Health Week (13th-19th September 2021)
Sexual Health week takes place week commencing the 13th September. For more local services
please see Contraception and Sexual Health (tameside.gov.uk)
For the latest information about TSCP training please visit TSCP website.
The latest courses include, Solihull approach, understanding multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA), Neglect and Signs of Safety training.
If you want your service or any updates to be included in the TSCP e-bulletin please e-mail