Senior Research and Evaluation Officer, Diana Parkinson, reflects on the process of evaluating the CSA Practice Leads Programme in a social work context and how this has helped to shape our future work in this area.
Our Deputy Director for Knowledge and Practice Development highlights the importance of effective working with non-abusing parents and carers when there are concerns of intra-familial child sexual abuse.
Dr Sophie Laws
In January, the CSA Centre hosted a workshop for research funders, with contributions from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) and the Office of National Statistics (ONS), to identify key knowledge gaps and discuss how to prioritise addressing these gaps. Here, our Deputy Director for Research and Evaluation shares her reflections on the day and highlights key points from the discussion.
This month the report from the joint targeted area inspections (JTAI) into the multi-agency response to child sexual abuse in the family environment revealed many areas for improvement, particularly around training needs and strategic responses. Here, our Deputy Director for Knowledge and Practice Development Anna Glinski reflects on the report and what needs to be done to ensure the multi-agency response dramatically improves.
Safeguarding adolescents: effectively responding to child sexual abuse outside the homechevron_right
In this blog, our Practice Improvement Advisor for multi-agency working Nick Marsh considers different approaches to safeguarding young people outside the home and highlights the importance of continuing to explicitly name and address sexual abuse within the wider safeguarding agenda.
Blog posts give the views of the author, and are not necessarily those of the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse.