Category Archives: Partnership

‘Can I sit here?’ The co-location of CSE spoke workers in children’s social care

This week, we feature a guest blog from Blanca Gonzalez-Tarrio. Blanca is a CSE ‘spoke worker’ in the Link to Change service in Cambridgeshire, which is part of a large-scale evaluation of the ‘hub and spoke’ model, conducted by the

‘Can I sit here?’ The co-location of CSE spoke workers in children’s social care

This week, we feature a guest blog from Blanca Gonzalez-Tarrio. Blanca is a CSE ‘spoke worker’ in the Link to Change service in Cambridgeshire, which is part of a large-scale evaluation of the ‘hub and spoke’ model, conducted by the

An effective local public health response to child sexual exploitation

Today sees the launch of a two part resource for local public health leaders outlining how public health can support prevention and intervention of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Part one of the resource is a framework designed by Public Health

An effective local public health response to child sexual exploitation

Today sees the launch of a two part resource for local public health leaders outlining how public health can support prevention and intervention of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Part one of the resource is a framework designed by Public Health

‘Everybody deserves a voice’ Closing the gap between policy and practice for children affected by CSE

This week Lucie Shuker, Zoe Cox and Kirsche Walker reflect on a recent event that looked at closing the gap’ between policy commitments to listen to young people affected by CSE, and practice on the ground. “People thought because (my

‘Everybody deserves a voice’ Closing the gap between policy and practice for children affected by CSE

This week Lucie Shuker, Zoe Cox and Kirsche Walker reflect on a recent event that looked at closing the gap’ between policy commitments to listen to young people affected by CSE, and practice on the ground. “People thought because (my

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be

What is the Our Voices Research and Practice Network and why do we need it?

This week Claire Cody writes about the launch of a new network that focuses on the ethics and value of participatory engagement with young people affected by sexual violence. This blog originally appeared on the Our Voices website and is re-posted

What is the Our Voices Research and Practice Network and why do we need it?

This week Claire Cody writes about the launch of a new network that focuses on the ethics and value of participatory engagement with young people affected by sexual violence. This blog originally appeared on the Our Voices website and is re-posted

The Metropolitan Police’s commitment to improving their response to CSE

*Re-posted with permission from the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub website* This week DI Ivon Beer, from the Metropolitan Police, who has been working with us on our Marginal Gains project as part of the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, shares his

The Metropolitan Police’s commitment to improving their response to CSE

*Re-posted with permission from the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub website* This week DI Ivon Beer, from the Metropolitan Police, who has been working with us on our Marginal Gains project as part of the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, shares his

Peer-group mapping: Recent discussions with practitioners

This week Danielle Fritz writes about recent discussions with practitioners from the Contextual Safeguarding Network on the topic of peer-group mapping.  The Network is currently running a Learning Project on peer-group mapping and welcomes participation from all interested practitioners. On

Peer-group mapping: Recent discussions with practitioners

This week Danielle Fritz writes about recent discussions with practitioners from the Contextual Safeguarding Network on the topic of peer-group mapping.  The Network is currently running a Learning Project on peer-group mapping and welcomes participation from all interested practitioners. On

Sweden and the UK – sharing perspectives in research

Ronny Heikki Tikkanen is Associate Professor and International Coordinator at the Department of Social Work in the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In October 2016 the University of Gothenburg hosted a joint research symposium with the University of Bedfordshire focusing on the

Sweden and the UK – sharing perspectives in research

Ronny Heikki Tikkanen is Associate Professor and International Coordinator at the Department of Social Work in the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In October 2016 the University of Gothenburg hosted a joint research symposium with the University of Bedfordshire focusing on the

Partnering with INGOs: fieldwork and beyond

Aisha Hutchinson, a research fellow within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR) and a member of the International Centre (IC), reflects on working with an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) to better understand the cultural and religious mechanisms which affect

Partnering with INGOs: fieldwork and beyond

Aisha Hutchinson, a research fellow within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR) and a member of the International Centre (IC), reflects on working with an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) to better understand the cultural and religious mechanisms which affect