Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people


Videos and Podcasts

Last updated: Mon 08, 2017

What is Contextual Safeguarding?

An overview of contextual safeguarding and what it means in practice. 

Peer-Group Mapping

Jenny Lloyd (International Centre) talks about peer group mapping and the importance of considering peer groups when assessing risk for extra-familial abuse. 

Involving schools in the response to peer on peer abuse

Lia Latchford outlines the importance of involving schools in the response to peer on peer abuse and what this might look like in practice. 

What does contextual safeguarding mean to me?

Danielle Fritz (International Centre) reflects on what contextual safeguarding means to practitioners. 

Profiling peer on peer abuse 

 David Hancock (MASE Analyst, London Borough of Camden) and Carlene Firmin discuss the profiling peer on peer abuse. For more information, see our briefing on profiling.

Detached youth work 

Belen Bueso-Alberdi (Targeted Youth Worker, London Borough of Barnet) and Danielle Fritz discuss intervening in young people's social spaces through detached youth work. For more information, please see our briefing on detached youth work provision.

Safeguarding teenagers from sexual exploitation and violence outside the home

Carlene Firmin (International Centre) on safeguarding teenagers from sexual exploitation and violence outside the home, and the importance of taking a contextual approach. 

Peer-on-peer child sexual exploitation

George Curtis (International Centre) outlines research findings on peer on peer child sexual exploitation. 

Gangs, exploitation and violence - research in practice 

In this podcast, Carlene Firmin discusses gangs, exploitation and violence with Pivotal Education. 

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