Why join us?

The Association of Child Protection Professionals is a charity which has been driving improvement in child protection for 40 years.

  • We exist to help children by supporting the professionals who work with them.
  • We provide access to research; quality and affordable CPD; and peer support to anyone working in child protection. 
  • We are the only organisation specifically devoted to supporting child protection professionals and researchers in the field. 

“It is a great community of people who are supportive and committed to working for children and families, for embedding evidence-informed, authoritative practice; great opportunities for keeping up to date through the journal and through the conferences.” Dr Peter Sidebotham, Associate Professor of Child Health, Warwick Medical School Co-Editor, ‘Child Abuse Review’ and Co-Convenor, Congress 2018

Join the Association of Child Protection Professionals as a member and receive:

  • Be a part of a UK wide network of professionals
  • Develop and deepen your practice based on peer-led learning and the latest research
  • Receive substantial discounts to attend our conference and events
  • Receive 20% off books with Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Join or start a special interest group or branch. Work on something that matters to you
  • Add your voice to inform our work to influence policy
  • Receive print and online access to Child Abuse Review, including our new CPD section written by practitioners, for practitioners
  • Email information and update bulletins
  • Access to our expert webinars (coming soon)
  • Influence how the Association develops - it's your community

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