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

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We have launched new harmful sexual behaviour resources for schools. The toolkit includes a traffic-light tool and webinar series.

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In this blog, Deanna Neilson (Action for Children) explains how Action for Children’s Employability team in Scotland is currently redesigning its risk assessment process, in consultation with young people. The team is integrating contextual safeguarding approaches to address risks in various contexts of young people’s lives and empower them to become change agents in those harmful contexts.

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