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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Following the inclusion of Contextual Safeguarding in Working Together 2018, we have received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to support three local authorities to implement Contextual Safeguarding in their Children and Family service until 2022. Three areas will be selected following an application process. Find out more and apply here. The application deadline is on 18th September 2018.

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Julie Hague, Licensing Manager at Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board, tells us about an award-winning Licensing Project to promote the safeguarding agenda across a wide range of licensed trades and wider communities.

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