Portrait of Jane Wiffin

Jane Wiffin

Don't wait for them to tell us: recognising and responding to signs of child sexual abusechevron_right

This week the CSA centre published ‘Key messages from research on identifying and responding to disclosures of child sexual abuse’. In this blog our Practice Improvement Advisor for Social Work, Jane Wiffin, reflects on what those key messages mean for the safety of children and young people and what needs to be done within the statutory child protection system to best respond when children signal or speak out about the abuse and harm they are experiencing.

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Sherrelle Parke

Local challenges to addressing the exploitation of childrenchevron_right

Senior Research and Evaluation Officer, Sherrelle Parke, reflects on the challenges local authorities face, and why bridging the gap with research knowledge is welcome on the front line.

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Dr Michelle Cutland

The value of medical examinations for concerns of CSAchevron_right

Our Practice Improvement Advisor for Health, Dr Michelle Cutland, reflects on improving understanding of the paediatric medical examination for concerns of CSA and the importance of professional curiosity.

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Cassi Harrison

A new Director for the CSA Centrechevron_right

Our Director, Cassandra Harrison, announces a change in leadership for the CSA Centre.

Portrait of Dr Sophie Laws

Dr Sophie Laws

Research from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abusechevron_right

This blog is part of a series where our Deputy Director for Research and Evaluation, Dr Sophie Laws, highlights research done by other people (not the CSA Centre) that improves understanding of 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.