Welcome

BASPCAN is a registered charity and membership association providing education and professional development opportunities for child protection professionals, whilst also seeking to educate and inform the general public.

Membership is welcomed from the fields of social work, medicine, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, legal and law enforcement agencies, probation, education and academia, as well as related welfare and voluntary groups across England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Child Abuse Review

An inter-professional journal for research, practice and policy in child maltreatment. The Journal is a forum for all professionals working in the field of child protection, providing access to the latest research, practice developments and policy issues.

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Membership

Be part of the growing network of professional involved in safeguarding children. BASPCAN members access a range of benefits, including a subscription to the Child Abuse Review, discounted rates at conferences and much much more.

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Events

One of our prime objectives is to provide accessible and high quality, up-to-date training at low cost. BASPCAN run learning events: national and branch conferences, seminars and study days throughout the five nations, as well as a triennial congress.

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Latest news

NICE Guidelines on Child Abuse and Neglect

NICE guideline on child abuse and neglect – Just published Earlier this year  BASPCAN contributed to the consultation on draft guideline for child abuse and neglect. The revised guideline has now been published and can be found on the NICE website. You can also find the supporting evidence as well as all the stakeholder comments … Continued

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Postgraduate Certificate in Child Protection

For experienced practitioners wishing to gain evidence of postgraduate study in Child Protection, the PG Certificate in Advanced Practice (Child Protection) at Edinburgh Napier University may be the ideal first step. Successful completion of three 20-credit modules will entitle you to this award. Study online at a time and place that suits you, with ready … Continued

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