Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people


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Welcome to the Contextual Safeguarding Network from the University of Bedfordshire. This network brings together practitioners, researchers and policy makers who are committed to protecting young people from harm outside of the home. Join the network for free to access resources, tutorials, videos and briefings.
To find out more about Contextual Safeguarding follow the links below.

Findings from an international scoping review exploring the use of out-of-home care placements or secure accommodations to safeguard adolescents from extra-familial harm in child protection systems beyond the UK.

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Info-sheets with key things for young people, parents and professionals to consider when a move is on the table.

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In this blog post the Contextual Safeguarding team reflect on their highlights of 2021 - and extend a huge thank you to Contextual Safeguarding Network members for your continued collaboration and support.

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