Contextualised safeguarding


Contextualised Safeguarding is at the cutting edge of new child protection approaches. It looks to the risks that children and young people face in their environment and community and will particularly focus on the vulnerability of traumatised, hard to reach and marginalised populations. It includes- An overview of a contextualised safeguarding approach An introduction to key areas of contextualised safeguarding concerns Case studies Approaching complex cases using this approach

Teaching Methods

There is a fair amount of course material provided which will be delivered via description and dialogue by the facilitator supported by power point slides. Group participation is encouraged throughout and essential to participant learning. This will include video clips, group and small group exercises and examples from practice.

Length of Course

This is a one day training course lasting four to six hours depending on organisational and attendee needs and requirements.


Any appropriately sized room with a projector, screen and flip chart

Group Size

Minimum group size 6. Can be taught to up to 30 at one time. Can be offered as a conference presentation for larger groups.

Who will benefit/target audience

This training day is really interesting and helpful to anyone working with children and young people. A basic working knowledge of safeguarding children is required and this would be in addition to any organisations introduction to safeguarding and child protection training.

Main benefits

• Overview of theory with practical application • To be able to apply contextualised safeguarding concepts to children and young people • Be able to use contextualised safeguarding to inform practice including recognising risks and concerns and taking appropriate action


The power point presentation will be made available after the training A list of readings and resources will be provided at the end of the power point

Other Related or Connected Courses

Neurodevelopment and Trauma

Lead Associate/Associate Skills, Knowledge

MA or doctoral level professionally qualified practitioners with a wide variety of skills as trainers, lecturers and educators. They offer extensive theory to practice knowledge and experience of safeguarding and child protection with complex populations and include consultant social workers, psychotherapists, consultant nurses, psychologists and related health professionals.

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