What is Contextual Safeguarding?
An overview of contextual safeguarding and what it means in practice.
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.
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.
“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'.
Gangs, exploitation and violence - research in practice
In this podcast, Carlene Firmin discusses gangs, exploitation and violence with Pivotal Education.