Star Hobson review chair: ‘Over reliance’ on agency social workers contributed to toddler’s death

The murder of toddler Star Hobson highlights “the problems of over reliance on agency social workers” in some local authorities, chair of the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel Annie Hudson has told MPs...

Sexting

Revealing Reality has released a report, supported by the PSHE Association, which looks at sexting. The report highlights the extent of the issue and the unequal way it affects young people depending on their...

National Deprivation of Liberty Court to deal with child cases

A national Deprivation of Liberty Court will deal with all new cases involving children, it has been announced. The new court, announced by Sir Andrew McFarlane, president of the Family Division, will launch...

Category - Safeguarding

Sexting

Revealing Reality has released a report, supported by the PSHE Association, which looks at sexting. The report highlights the extent of the issue and the unequal way it affects young people depending on their gender...

Sibling sexual abuse

The BBC has released a new File on 4 episode which focuses on sibling sexual abuse in the UK. The episode features families who have experienced this form of abuse and looks at the challenges they have faced. Listen to...

Infant trauma

The Parent-Infant Foundation has published a report which looks at early trauma in infants, explores professional and public knowledge around the area as well as available support. The report highlights the importance...

Domestic abuse

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has released a report which explores the role of the health service in ending domestic abuse in England. Findings include: 80% of a sample of 46 local child safeguarding reviews...