The E-safety partnership was appointed by the European Commission as the Safer Internet Centre for the UK in January 2011 and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network. The centre has three main functions:
- Awareness Centre: to provide advice and support to children and young people, parents and carers, schools and the children's workforce and to coordinate Safer Internet Day across UK
- Helpline: to provide support to professionals working with children and young people with online safety issues
- Hotline: an anonymous and safe place to report and remove child sexual abuse imagery and videos, wherever they are found in the world.
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The Central E-Safety Partnership is made up of partners including:
- Social work
- Open Secret
- Police and other interested parties.
Its aim is to promote safe use of the Internet and digital devices within the Forth Valley area.
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Before doing anything, take a deep breath and try to remain calm. There’s lots of information and advice on this site to help you keep your child safe and access support.
Talking to your child
Having a calm and open conversation is one way for you and your child to explore what is happening in an honest and supportive way. There’s advice on this site on how to help your child and how to start the conversation if you are concerned.
Discuss your concerns with someone you trust, for example a friend, partner or your child’s school. You can also talk to a professional at the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000. Talking about it will help you decide the best action to take to ensure your child is safe.
Seeking support for yourself
Whatever your situation it is likely that you will need support for yourself, as well as for your child. Talk to a friend or relative who you trust, who will listen and support you, or call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000.
Find out all you need to know at Thinkyouknow.co.uk