eBulletin Edition 54
Welcome, to the February edition of the TSCP E-Bulletin. Despite the signs of Covid-19 starting to lessen a clear
picture is emerging of a cost of living crisis and increased rates of children's mental health from pre-pandemic levels
that is going to have a significant impact on our community. It's important that we all continue to work together to
support our communities.
This edition includes information on;
- Children's Mental Health Week
- Eating Disorders
- Self-Injury Awareness Day
- Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week
- Safer Internet Day
- TSCP Training
You will be aware of the changing situation around Covid-19, for the latest information in relation to Tameside please visit:
Children's Mental Health Week (7th-13th Feb 2022)
Throughout the pandemic we have seen a raise in children's mental health. This year the theme for Children's Mental
Health Week is "Growing Together". For more information please visit Children's Mental Health Week
Eating Disorders (National Eating Disorders, 21st-27th Feb)
Celebrating 20 years of the National Eating Disorder Association this year's theme is "See The Change, Be The Change".
For more information please visit NED Awareness Week | National Eating Disorders Association.
Self-Injury (1st March 2022)
NICE have issued new draft guidelines around self-harm with an emphasis on mental health being everyone's business.
Self-harm is everyone's business, NICE says in new draft guideline | News and features | News | NICE
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence (7th-13 Feb 2022)y
Sadly sexual exploitation is too common in society. The annual campaign ITSNOTOK aims to raise awareness of the issues
and a few days ago the IICSA published the findings of their research.
IICSA: child sexual exploitation by organised networks - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
#ITSNOTOK - SEXUAL ABUSE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE AWARENESS WEEK - Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week
Safer Internet Day (8th Feb 2022)
This year theme is “All fun and games? Exploring Respect and Relationships Online.” Safer internet day celebrates young
peoples role in creating a safer internet.
Safer Internet Day 2022 - UK Safer Internet Centre
Research In Focus
It is estimated that one in five children have a mental health issue. The Children’s Society have produced a range of
statistics to demonstrate the increase mental health issues and preferences for support.
Children's Mental Health Statistics | The Children's Society (childrenssociety.org.uk)
For the latest information about TSCP training courses please visit the TSCP website. The latest courses include; Early Help Assessment training, Foundation course, Neglect, Professional Challenge, Signs of
Safety training and refresher in Child Protection.
If you want your service or any updates to be included in the TSCP e-bulletin please e-mail