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.
Lia Latchford outlines the importance of involving schools in the response to peer on peer abuse and what this might look like in practice.
Danielle Fritz (International Centre) reflects on what contextual safeguarding means to practitioners.
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.
Carlene Firmin (International Centre) on safeguarding teenagers from sexual exploitation and violence outside the home, and the importance of taking a contextual approach.
George Curtis (International Centre) outlines research findings on peer on peer child sexual exploitation.
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'.
In this podcast, Dez Holmes (Research in Practice) discusses the need for a new model for safeguarding adolescents, focusing on the importance of understanding adolescent development and using participatory methods.
In this podcast, Carlene Firmin discusses gangs, exploitation and violence with Pivotal Education.
In this webinar Lucie Shuker outlines key findings from a survey conducted in April/May 2017 with London-based professionals on their views on safeguarding adolescents.