Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people



Last updated: Tue 02, 2018


To support the sharing of learning across the network, we are creating a series of webinars to complement our in-person events and highlight our research findings.  Please check back regularly to watch our latest webinars.

Young people who sexually harm in peer groups: an over view of the literature

In this webinar Lia Latchford provides an overview of the literature review on young people who sexually harm in groups. The published literature review can be found here

Detached youthwork: creating safety for young people in public spaces

In this webinar, Danielle Fritz discusses why detached youth work is a contextual approach to safeguarding young people, using quotes from field work research.  This webinar complements the briefing on detached youth work.

Safeguarding Adolescents: Findings from a survey of London professionals for the 'London Safeguarding Adolescents Steering Group'

In this webinar Lucie Shuker (The International Center) outlines key findings from a survey conducted in April/May 2017 with London-based professionals on their views on safeguarding adolescents.

“She doesn’t have to get in the car…”: Exploring social workers’ understandings of sexually exploited girls as agents and choice-makers

This video from Sarah Lloyd (University of Huddersfield) outlines the findings from research exploring social workers' understandings of sexually exploited girls as agents and choice-makers. The presentation was delivered at the Royal Geographical Societies Annual Conference 2017 on 'Contextual safeguarding: Approaches to exploitation and abuse of children and young people beyond the home'.

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