BASPCAN is a membership association for professionals and volunteers working in the field of child protection.
BASPCAN is a Registered Charity No. 279119.
Joining BASPCAN for 2014 costs £75 for an individual (when paid by direct debit), £89 for an individual by any other method, £138 for an organisation or £255 for an agency. See our Membership page for full details and benefits.
'Child Abuse Review Journal' is part of the membership entitlement.
9th BASPCAN Congress
Sun 12th - Wed 15th April 2015
'New Directions in Child Protection and
Well-being: making a real difference to children's lives'
University of Edinburgh, Scotland UK
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPENS 6 JANUARY 2014
The Congress 2015 website pages will be regularly updated so please follow this link for information as it bcomes available.
NEW IN DECEMBER 2013
BASPCAN is busy planning a full year of conferences so please visit our events page for up to date information. http://www.baspcan.org.uk/national-events.php
OFSTED have published on their website the Framework and evaluation schedule for the inspection of services for the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. The framework takes immediate effect. They have also published the response reports for the consultations run earlier in the year - one for adults and one for children and young people.
Access all documents and read the accompanying news item here.
NEW IN NOVEMBER 2013
SILP 1/2 day free seminar - 24th January 2014 at the University of Nottingham, click here for information
CCPAS press release 4/11/13 on Mandatory reporting click here
A new report published this week by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) entitled 'Specialist Mental Health Midwives: what they do and why they matter' can be viewed with further information by following this link.
BASPCAN have finalised the Business Plan for the Association. Please view this here.
The Associations 32nd AGM was held on 1st November 2013 in Nottingham. Please follow this link for reports and financial statement.
The BASPCAN Board of Trustees has now approved the establishment of this new Branch and the Steering Group in Ireland are progressing with plans for the formation of the branch - they plan to meet again in early December 2013. If you are interested in being part of the branch: if you live or work in Ireland, or know others who do, please send an expression of interest to Judy Sanderson at the National Office firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Abuse Review have opened the Call for Papers for the Special Issue 2015 on Children's Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse.
Click here for the Call for Papers document.
BASPCAN wish to engage students both as members (with low cost options) and attending our events.
Please click here for new student membership form offering membership for 2014 at the special rate of £10 (normal cost £20) or enhanced student membership (i.e the chance to received CAR as well) at £55.
TO MAKE A PAYMENT TO BASPCAN
If you wish to join BASPCAN, make a booking, or buy a publication please see the specific pages -
BASPCAN membership application
to join or renew membership
Online event booking
for a new booking
Order the Emotional Abuse Research Report
to purchase the report
If you would like to make a payment to BASPCAN for any other reason e.g payment of an invoice you have received please click the link below. When you have completed your details and clicked submit you will be taken to the Cardsave secure online site to enter card details. We can accept payment from any major credit or debit card.
Child Abuse Review
Child Abuse Review provides a forum for all professionals working in the field of child protection, giving them access to the latest research findings, practice developments, training initiatives and policy issues. Visit the Child Abuse Review page for full details.