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.

Portrait of Kairika Karsna

Kairika Karsna

What the new ONS child abuse compendium tells uschevron_right

Last week the Office of National Statistics (ONS) published a child abuse compendium. The CSA Centre has been involved in the working group developing the child sexual abuse (CSA) chapter of the compendium over the past two years.  Senior Research and Evaluation Officer, Kairika Karsna, writes about what we can learn from the new report and some of the challenges it highlights.

Portrait of Anna Glinski

Anna Glinski

The myth of 'absolute knowing': when is the evidence enough?chevron_right

In this blog Deputy Director for Knowledge and Practice Development, Anna Glinski, discusses the tension between the criminal and safeguarding burdens of proof and how this can impact on social work decision making where there are concerns of child sexual abuse.

Portrait of Nick Marsh

Nick Marsh

Care versus control: reflections on child protection practiceschevron_right

Our Practice Improvement Advisor (Multi Agency), Nick Marsh, writes about his recent trip to Australia and sharing learning internationally about working with adolescents who have experienced extra-familial sexual abuse. 

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