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Contextual Safeguarding

This episode is on contextual safeguarding. We talk about what the approach entails, what it looks like in practice, and also discuss how work with young people been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Discussing these questions are Dr Carlene Firmin who developed the contextual safeguarding framework and leads the contextual safeguarding and peer-on-peer abuse research programmes at the University of Bedfordshire, and Samantha Roper, team manager for the multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH) at Knowsley Council.

Contextual Safeguarding Network

How do you use the tools on the Contextual Safeguarding network? How is Contextual Safeguarding supported by national policy? How has the approach been used to support young people? In this podcast members of the Contextual Safeguarding team the University of Bedfordshire talk with practitioners and policymakers who are turning this idea into a practical reality. They share successes, reflect on challenges, and identify the next steps on the road to creating child protection systems that can keep young people safe beyond their homes.

Harmful sexual behaviour in schools

Why is it important for schools, colleges and academies to be aware of harmful sexual behaviour? Around a third of child sexual abuse is by other children or young people (Hackett, 2014). Educational settings play a key role in identifying and preventing harmful sexual behaviour.

Learn on the Go: The Community Care Podcast

Community Care editors and expert guests discuss the latest research, theories and practice issues, and look at what they mean for social workers.

NSPCC Learning Podcast

Our podcast features experts from the NSPCC and external organisations discussing a range of child protection issues. We look at what we are doing to actively keep children safe in the wider community and how we can continue to improve our practices and prevent abuse from occurring. No matter your role or sector, whether you work or volunteer with children and young people indirectly or directly, you’ll gain valuable information to take away through our discussions, one-to-one chats and debates.

NSPCC: why domestic abuse is a child protection issue

Find out how to improve your practice around domestic abuse when working with children and families. In this episode, we discuss the complexities of domestic abuse and why it is a safeguarding and child protection issue. We talk about the main themes that emerged from our learning from case reviews briefing on domestic abuse and share what we see in practice.

Poverty, child protection and the care system

In the episode, we discuss poverty, child protection and the care system. This episode was recorded in April 2017.

SafetoNet Foundation Safeguarding Podcast

The SafeToNet Foundation’s Safeguarding podcasts focusses on safeguarding children in the online digital context. We cover the technical, legal and cultural aspects of topics such as cyber-abuse, cyberbullying, sexting, sextortion, digital wellbeing and how to keep children safer online.

Sibling sexual abuse

This episode is about sibling sexual abuse. We spoke to Anna Glinski, deputy director, knowledge and practice development, at the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (the CSA Centre, for short) and Stuart Allardyce, a director of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation with responsibilities for Stop It Now! Scotland

​​​​​​Let’s Talk Social Work

​​​​​​Let’s Talk Social Work is a space for conversation—discussion with social workers, the individuals they support, and colleagues working in related professions. We consider the key matters affecting social workers as we explore contemporary issues with a focus at the local, national and global levels.

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