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Shame, Honour and Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse in Britain's South Asian Communities
19 March 2019
Comparatively little is known about the prevalence of intra-familial child sexual abuse amongst Britain's South Asian communities and this knowledge gap is repeatedly stated in academic research and child protection policy documents. Vanisha Jassal, Lecturer in Child Protection, is researching reasons as to why this may be the case and exploring how cultural barriers may be particular...
Annual Conference 2 July 2019 Registration now open
18 March 2019
Registration now open Book your place Annual Conference International perspectives on child protection; what can we learn? Tuesday 2 July 2019 9:30am-4:00pm University of Kent, Canterbury, Darwin Conference Suite Topics include Human trafficking and modern day slavery; what does the research tell us? Social Workers Without Borders: Social Work Practice issues with Asylum Seeking Children and Families in the UK International child protection: implications a...
Annual event: date announced 2 July 2019
8 February 2019
We have a date for our next annual event: Tuesday 2 July, so please hold the date! We will be considering the theme: International perspectives on child protection; what can we learn? Keynote speakers and group discussions will include topical issues of trafficking, child migration, child sexual exploitation, cultural barriers, modern day slavery and more. You can register your interest here to receive updates https://www.kent.ac.uk/sspssr/ccp/register-in...
Lottie resources used by NSPCC Childline for online campaign
19 September 2018
The Centre for Child Protection has been working with Childline to adapt some of the Lottie scenes for an online campaign currently running on Childline’s website: ‘Lottie’s Story’ Rise in children and teenagers being counselled by Childline after suffering sexual abuse by another young person A 29% increase in Childline counselling sessions for peer-on-peer sexual abuse in the last year Young peop...
Free Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) with Futurelearn now live!
31 July 2018
The Centre for Child Protection is pleased to announce that this MOOC is now available for your to book your place. Discover tools and techniques to engage effectively with vulnerable children and young people. Learn child-centred communication strategies to encourage children to talk Communicating effectively with vulnerable children and young people is not always easy. Despite practitioners and carers knowing this...
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