Wendy Thorogood, Chair of the Association of Child Protection Professionals, talks to Dr Sarah Steele about Fabricated and Induced Illness and the professional dilemmas that come along with it. Updated 09 OCT 20 | Duration 36 mins Read more
In recognition of the ongoing challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic we invite practitioners and students to submit distinctive 'Reflective Practice Papers' to the Continuing Professional Development section of Child Abuse Review Read more
Covid-19 has seen a surge in domestic violence and a dramatic change in how we work. Experts take us through best practice and the way forward....
Child Abuse Review invites papers for a Special Issue on the theme of 'Assessment Tools in Child Protection Practice and Research' to be published in September/October 2021. Read more
We provide support, representation, and professional development for those working in child protection and safeguarding.We believe access to research, sharing expertise, engaging with complexity, and informed policy-making, produce better outcomes for children and families.Our vision is a world in which all children can grow up in safety and security, without risk of being abused or neglected.
In 2019 we celebrated our 40th year.
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Who are the exploited? Who are the exploiters? Join us for this major two-day conference.
Keynotes include: Dame Vera Baird DBE QC and Dr Carlene Firmin MBE. Read more
Abusive Head Trauma: Recognition, Response and Prevention
Your chance to join acclaimed UK and international authors and experts from the AoCPP’s Child Abuse Review to explore the key issues of AHT facing child protection today.
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Announcing our fortnightly Members' Meetings - for challenging, supportive and educated discussion about the key topics that matter most to you. Read more
Did you know we hold regular Special Interest Group meetings based on what our members tell us they most want to hear about?
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Wendy Thorogood, Chair of the AoCPP, talks to Michayla West about her daughter's experience of mental health conditions and subsequent attempts at taking her own life. Updated 17 SEP 2020 | Duration 10 mins Read more
Wendy Thorogood, Chair of the AoCPP, talks to Yasemin Wigglesworth, CEO of AEGIS about their work in providing accreditation for guardianship organisations providing services to international students aged 18 and under, studying in the UK. Updated 24 AUG 2020 | Duration 28 mins Read more