Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people

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The use of out-of-home and secure care in response to child sexual abuse/exploitation and trafficking

The use of out-of-home and secure care in response to child sexual abuse/exploitation and trafficking

2021-09-13

This briefing shares 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.

Family Group Conferences and Contextual Safeguarding

Family Group Conferences and Contextual Safeguarding

2021-08-06

This briefing considers how Family Group Conferences (FGCs), informed by Contextual Safeguarding, can be utilised within children’s safeguarding as a response to extra-familial harm.

Evidence based approaches to violence reduction: A discussion paper

Evidence based approaches to violence reduction: A discussion paper

2021-03-30

This document helps practitioners to understand Public Health, Problem-solving and Contextual Safeguarding approaches as three complementary evidence-based approaches to violence reduction.

Signs of Safety and Contextual Safeguarding

Signs of Safety and Contextual Safeguarding

2021-03-03

This briefing explores the relationship between Contextual Safeguarding and Signs of Safety – and ways that these two approaches can work together when safeguarding young people affected by extra-familial harm, as well as assessing and intervening with extra-familial contexts and groups.

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