We exist for those working in and researching child and adult abuse and neglect. We provide access to the latest research, share best practice from the frontline, provide affordable advanced practitioner CPD and training, and enable practitioners and researchers from all disciplines to connect as part of a national community working to support children, vulnerable adults and their families.
NSPCC Child Sexual Abuse: Statistics Briefing 2021 suggests that 1 in 20 children in the UK have been sexually abused.
NSPCC Child Deaths due to Abuse or Neglect Briefing 2021 tells us that on average, 1 child is killed each week through neglect and/or abuse. Children under the age of 1 are the group most likely to be killed.
CommunityCare research 2020 “41% of Newly Qualified Social Workers anticipate quitting profession within 5 years, alongside 37% of Adult Practitioners. 77% reported excessive pressure and stress in their job” The impact of Covid 19 on Child and Adult Protection Professionals has been unprecedented and the AoCPP has seen more and more turn to them for support and networking through this period.