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.
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Beyond Referrals Two has been a two-year research project that captured the opportunities and challenges for responding to harmful sexual behaviour within schools. Read our findings and recommendations for schools, multi-agency and wider sector partners in our briefing.

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In this blog, Jo Walker introduces a range of resources for schools and outlines key findings from the 'Beyond Referrals' 2 project: a two-year research project areas to consider how schools can improve their responses to harmful sexual behaviour (HSB).

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