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.

This briefing summarises emerging lessons for the designers and users of case management systems in children’s services with an interest in Contextual Safeguarding

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In this briefing we explore the relationship between Contextual Safeguarding and the Social Model of Child Protection – and the potential that may exist in bringing these two ideas together to create child protection practices that target the social conditions in which abuse occurs.

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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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