International evidence on involving young people in participatory research on sexual violence

Involving children and young people in participatory research on sensitive topics is a challenge for many researchers. This is particularly true when research engages children and young people beyond ‘research subjects’, for instance, as co-researchers in a collaborative study. In

International evidence on involving young people in participatory research on sexual violence

Involving children and young people in participatory research on sensitive topics is a challenge for many researchers. This is particularly true when research engages children and young people beyond ‘research subjects’, for instance, as co-researchers in a collaborative study. In

Call for evidence on peer interventions

As part of the Our Voices Too project, we are coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual violence. We are seeking your assistance and would be grateful if you could forward us information about documents

Call for evidence on peer interventions

As part of the Our Voices Too project, we are coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual violence. We are seeking your assistance and would be grateful if you could forward us information about documents

Exciting next steps for our Contextual Safeguarding programme!

Since its first publication in 2015, the theory of Contextual Safeguarding has been increasingly drawn upon to review and advance the approach taken to safeguarding adolescents in the UK and internationally. It has been used by a range of areas

Exciting next steps for our Contextual Safeguarding programme!

Since its first publication in 2015, the theory of Contextual Safeguarding has been increasingly drawn upon to review and advance the approach taken to safeguarding adolescents in the UK and internationally. It has been used by a range of areas

Involving young people in research : a young researcher shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference

  Abbie Rodgers is a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel. In this blog, Abbie shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference on the importance of involving young people in research and the possible benefits and limitations of this. This blog was originally

Involving young people in research : a young researcher shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference

  Abbie Rodgers is a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel. In this blog, Abbie shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference on the importance of involving young people in research and the possible benefits and limitations of this. This blog was originally

We’re going to BASPCAN congress

If you’re planning to attend the BASPCAN Congress in Warwick on 8th – 11th April, why not come along to some of the sessions being run by International Centre staff. All our papers are being presented on Monday 9th April.

We’re going to BASPCAN congress

If you’re planning to attend the BASPCAN Congress in Warwick on 8th – 11th April, why not come along to some of the sessions being run by International Centre staff. All our papers are being presented on Monday 9th April.

Spring 2018 IC Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter is now available to read, and has been sent to everyone on the International Centre mailing list.  if you are not yet on our mailing list you can sign up here. The newsletter keeps you updated on

Spring 2018 IC Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter is now available to read, and has been sent to everyone on the International Centre mailing list.  if you are not yet on our mailing list you can sign up here. The newsletter keeps you updated on

Four new evidence and policy briefings

In November we published the final evaluation report of the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ programme of CSE service development. Funded by the Child Sexual Exploitation Funders Network, the programme was a phased expansion of specialist voluntary sector CSE services

Four new evidence and policy briefings

In November we published the final evaluation report of the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ programme of CSE service development. Funded by the Child Sexual Exploitation Funders Network, the programme was a phased expansion of specialist voluntary sector CSE services

Contextual Safeguarding in new government guidance for schools

Last week the Department of Education published a revised version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, which is open for consultation until 22 February 2018. Alongside this, they also published a new guidance document:  ‘Sexual violence and sexual harassment between

Contextual Safeguarding in new government guidance for schools

Last week the Department of Education published a revised version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, which is open for consultation until 22 February 2018. Alongside this, they also published a new guidance document:  ‘Sexual violence and sexual harassment between

Dates released for our Masters level CSE short-course – Spring 2018

We have now released dates for our five-day short course ‘Understanding the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People’ for Spring 2018. Location: University of Bedfordshire Luton campus Dates: 16th April, 17th April, 23rd April, 24th April, 4th May (all

Dates released for our Masters level CSE short-course – Spring 2018

We have now released dates for our five-day short course ‘Understanding the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People’ for Spring 2018. Location: University of Bedfordshire Luton campus Dates: 16th April, 17th April, 23rd April, 24th April, 4th May (all

The Alexi Project Final Report: Effective partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies responding to CSE

Dr Lucie Shuker highlights some key findings from the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ evaluation report, published today – focusing on some of the learning that can be applied within voluntary/statutory partnerships. Lucie is the policy and dissemination lead within

The Alexi Project Final Report: Effective partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies responding to CSE

Dr Lucie Shuker highlights some key findings from the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ evaluation report, published today – focusing on some of the learning that can be applied within voluntary/statutory partnerships. Lucie is the policy and dissemination lead within