Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people


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 video provides an over view of Contextual Safeguarding and it's relevance to practitioners.

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This tutorial explains how to use case review to understand threshold decisions for cases of extra-familial harm.

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In this blog Dr Jenny Lloyd draws upon her research with students and staff in schools to explain why she thinks ‘zero tolerance’ approaches to sexual harassment and violence in schools don’t work.

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