Portrait of Dr Sophie Laws

Dr Sophie Laws

Working together to fill the knowledge gaps on child sexual abusechevron_right

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.

Portrait of Anna Glinski

Anna Glinski

Learning lessons on intra-familial child sexual abusechevron_right

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.

Portrait of Nick Marsh

Nick Marsh

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. 

Portrait of Nici Evans and Mark Vaughan

Nici Evans and Mark Vaughan

Bridging the gap between CSA theory and practice in Waleschevron_right

The CSA Centre’s new Advisors for Wales, Nici Evans and Mark Vaughan, introduce themselves and set out their vision for improving practice and increasing access to evidence around child sexual abuse in Wales.

Portrait of Dr Helen Beckett

Dr Helen Beckett

Researcher welfarechevron_right

As the CSA Centre publish an updated report on mapping current research into child sexual abuse, Dr Helen Beckett guest blogs about the importance of supporting the welfare of those researching child sexual abuse.

Blog posts give the views of the author, and are not necessarily those of the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse.