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Partnership - Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil & Bridgend

Safeguarding Updates

This section provide updates on a range of safeguarding issues. If you would like to receive fortnightly e-mails that provides a summary of all the recent updates, please e-mail ctmsafeguarding@rctcbc.gov.uk 

Web App Warning for Children and Adolescents

We have been notified of a dangerous website and app aimed at children. There are some concerns over the nature of this app, called 'Monkey' and how it might be used to exploit children.

20 July 2021

Contextual Safeguarding and the Wales Legislative Framework

This webinar will provide an overview of the Contextual Safeguarding Approach and considers how it can be linked into the Wales Legislative Framework to help safeguarding young people at risk of extra familial harm.

19 July 2021

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

The Welsh Government has produced guidance on how to undertake age assessments of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people.

16 July 2021

Recently Published Practice Reviews

Here are links to the practice review reports that the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Board has published recently.

16 July 2021

Resources to support safeguarding practice with young people, for use by all those working with and caring for young people.

These resources and materials have been developed from research and partnership work with young people, foster carers, and social care and allied professionals.

16 July 2021

National Action Plan on Preventing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse - Resources

Resources to support parents/carers from BAME communities, parent/carers with disabled children and parent/carers with LGBT+ children and practitioners to understand CSA and how they can help to keep children safe.

16 July 2021

Recently Approved Policies and Procedures

The policies and procedures that were approved at the last Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Board meeting.

14 July 2021

Ending Physical Punishment in Wales

21st March 2022 is a historic moment for children's rights in Wales. From this day on, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales.

01 July 2021

Suicide by middle aged men

The NCISH has produced a report which describes findings from a national study combining multiple sources of information to examine the factors related to suicide in middle-aged men.

01 July 2021

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