NEW Training - The Psychology of the Offender - 9th May 2017

Thurrock LSCB are pleased to offer two half day training sessions on The Psychology of the Offender presented by Zoe Lodrick.


The sessions will includes:-

  • The process that precedes offending (Finklehor’s ‘Preconditions Model’)

  • The ‘socially skilled’ sex offender

  • How and why they target certain victims

  • What the psychology of the offender does to the psychology of the victim; with emphasis on the typology/motivation of the offender

  • The distorted thinking of sex offenders as reflected in society

  • The importance of understanding sex offenders in order to safeguard people from them, recognising them, interviewing and prosecuting them.

For more information and to book your place click here 

NEW Learning Event. -Towards a Confident Child Protection Practice - Professor David Shemmings - 23 March 2017, 24th May and 27th June 2017

Thurrock LSCB are please to offer this one day programme supporting the learning directly from recent SCR’s, Professor Shemmings will be delivering a full day seminar to include learning and analysis around:


  • Disguised Compliance
  • Respectful Questioning
  • Questioning and Challenging Self Reporting
  • Accepting Information

For more information and to book your place click here


Please click here to see the updated SET procedures and guidance notes.

SERIOUS CASE REVIEW JAMES                                         Click here for the report and practitioner booklet..

THURROCK LSCB GET "GOOD" OFSTED REPORT           Click here for more information and the full report 

Wood Report on LSCB's published.

 Click here To see a summary


#Social Media (Stranger Danger)

FREE awareness raising programme for front line staff, Parents and Carers .     Next event 28th February 2017.        

click here to book your place


I Didn’t Know - Child Sexual Explotation Campaign (CSE)

We are raising awareness of child sexual exploitation in Thurrock and the support available for victims through the Essex Police Web site. The. Messages aim to:

  • Raise awareness of child sexual exploitation by getting people to talk about it and show their support on social media
  • Support communities understanding of what CSE is, how to recognise it, and what to do to get help and support.
  • Break down some of the myths around CSE
  • Encourage members of the public to report any concerns they may have

Go to and other pages within this section for more information


Serious Case Review 'MEGAN' - Click here for the report
Seeking a new Lay member - Could that be you ? Click here for more details

PROFESSIONALS - Ever thought about job shadowing. Click here for information


Welcome to Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Board

Welcome to the Thurrock LSCB website. We hope you find the site a useful reference and information source.


Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Board role is to ensure that local agencies provide the best possible services for safeguarding children and the young people of Thurrock.


We are a body of local multi agency representatives, that oversee the implementation of safeguarding systems processes and services for children and young people. More information about what we do can be found in the About section of this website.


Our aim for this site is to provide a useful resource for the community of Thurrock whether you are a professional, parent, carer, child or young person. We want you to find this site helpful in supporting safeguarding and keeping you appraised of the changing world of safeguarding children.


Our site is continually changing as new information and advice becomes available. If you have any suggestions on how to improve the information we provide, please use the feedback form on the contact page to let us know what other information would be helpful to you.


Worried about a child?


Contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

You can phone, or write.

if you believe it is urgent ring immediately:


Thurrock MASH 
Civic Offices

New Road, Grays,


              RM17 6SL


  • 01375 652802


  • Thurrock Council Emergency Duty Team (for out of hours)


  • 01375 372468


  • Police Child Abuse Investigation Team
    CAll 101

Call 999 if you are concerned a child needs immediate protection


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