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

The Children & Social Work Bill

The Children and Social Work Bill received Royal Assent on Friday 28th April. It is now available at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2017/16/contents/enacted

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Poem of the Month, May

Child Protection Once, everything felt like threat. Only my body   could keep yours alive. We’d get up to check your breathing:   it was shallow and warm on my cheek.   The whole world swam in its tide.   I gazed into the dark where no monsters were;   built fences to keep you … Continued

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Dunedin Society, Health and Family Care Collection

BASPCAN members are entitled to a 50% discount on individual annual subscriptions to the Dunedin Society, Health and Family Care Collection (22+ digital books fully searchable and readable on the web), which is available at https://shop.exacteditions.com/gb/dunedin-academic-press This offer is open until 30 June 2017, members should take advantage of the discounted price by entering a Promotional … Continued

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