Contemporary Issues in Child Protection

Date: Apr 28, 2017 00:00:00 to 23:59

BASPCAN Masterclass
Contemporary Issues in Child Protection:
Essential legal, policy and case law updates for child protection professionals

Kings College, London

Keynote speakers: Dr. Jenny Driscoll, Barrister and Programme Director Child Studies, Kings College School of Education, Communication and Society.
and Joan Connell, Barrister Specialist in Public and Private Child Law at FOURTEEN

Overview: A multi-disciplinary masterclass on recent legal and policy changes and child public law judicial decisions in England, which have significant implications for child protection practice. This will include key issues such as FGM, Forced marriage, Child Sexual Exploitation, radicalization and the 'Prevent' duty, thresholds for intervention and child participation in family law proceedings.

Bookings can be made for the whole day or for the morning or afternoon session only. Full details of the  programme and costs are available to view at:

This is the first in a series of Masterclasses BASPCAN is planning for 2017.
Places are limited so early booking recommended.


The Directory

We are now producing the Directory exclusively in an easy to use PDF format

The DABS National Resource Directory lists over 650 organisations across the UK and Ireland .

These are arranged according to location and services offered. National organisations are also represented. There are services that work with adults, children, males, females, perpetrators and also those that provide accommodation and helpline services.

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Books List

DABS has composed a list of around 450 titles categorized according to who they are aimed at and the subject matter they explore.

There are books for survivors and victims of abuse and sexual violence and who may be experiencing additional issues as a result. Other books are aimed at professionals working in this field.




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