Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why you should spend more time thinking about Child Sexual Exploitation…


History is partly to blame: sexual exploitation has been part of society and has contributed to acts of prostitution; a sex industry for financial gains; distorted sexual thinking and behaviours and pre-conceived ideas.

Historically, we have seen government initiatives such … Read more

What’s holding back faith-based organisations from effective safeguarding arrangements?


Catholicism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, the list goes on. Fundamentally, religion is groups of people with different mind-sets, rules, traditions, cultures, practices and daily routines. What they all have in common is shared human rights and the right to … Read more

The most common mistakes charities make with safeguarding…

Safeguarding Charities

Ever wondered why time and time again there are child deaths, serious case reviews, charity scandals, stories of whistleblowing or funding stopped?

I’ve personally worked in and with the voluntary sector for over twenty years including undertaking the roles of … Read more

Dentist professionals: Bespoke safeguarding training

safeguarding dentist

At Athena, we understand that safeguarding is a vital component for your continued professional development. That’s why we have been delivering bespoke safeguarding training and consultancy to dental professionals and dental teams since 2009.

Working closely with Health Education England … Read more

Our MD Sarah Carlick an Ambassador for Target Ovarian Cancer

Shuell 061Having watched her mother and close friend both lose their lives to ovarian cancer, business woman Sarah Carlick decided to face things head on  and get herself tested for an abnormal gene which, if positive, could mean a greater risk … Read more