Safeguarding Children Quiz

Safeguarding is a complex topic and includes knowing the specific signs of abuse to look out for, being aware of the child protection regulations and what processes and procedures you need to follow if you suspect that there is a cause for concern. When it comes to safeguarding children, being careful of how you approach…

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What is Contextual Safeguarding?

Contextual safeguarding is a term that is mentioned a lot in safeguarding professional circles, but what is contextual safeguarding and how does it affect the way we safeguard vulnerable children and young people in society? Contextual safeguarding focuses on the fact that as children grow older they have an increasing desire for autonomy, older children…

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Cuckooing

Cuckooing Termed by the police, cuckooing is a type of criminal exploitation in which a drug dealer will take over somebody’s home to use as a base for county lines drug trafficking. Cuckooing takes its name from cuckoos, who push other birds out of their nests to take it for their own.  In this article, we…

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