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

Revised Working Together Document published by DfE

Working Together to Safeguard Children. A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.   The revised working together document has been published by DfE and is available here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children–2#history Read BASPCAN’s consultation response here Working Together consultation response

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The Rhesus Monkey Speaks of Love: Poem of the month, April

With less than a week to go to the BASPCAN 2018 Congress, Clare Shaw, Congress Poet in Residence looks to a Rhesus monkey for insights into stress, serotonin and early attachment, the last of her monthly poems which you can read here   The Rhesus Monkey Speaks of Love   “A specific polymorphism in the serotonin … Continued

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