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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Children and Families Across Borders: Research & Advocacy Project
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY PROJECT ON INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN AND FAMILIES CASES More than 13% of the UK population are foreign born. The challenges around migration to and from Britain are, as a result, greater than ever. With funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) – the leading UK … ContinuedRead More
Congress 2018: Poem of the month, July
My mother was a verified miracle. My mother was church door where millions entered. My mother was tower where four kestrels roosted – my mother was hooded, she plunged and she hovered. She flew at the speed of the wind, oh my mother had wings and her voice was an organ, she was seraph and … ContinuedRead More
Response on Family Involvement in Child Practice Reviews
BASPCAN notes the comments made today by the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Professor Sally Holland, calling for families to have a greater role in Child Practice Reviews undertaken when a child dies or is seriously injured as a result of abuse or neglect (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-40431390). BASPCAN endorses this call, based on research the Association commissioned and … ContinuedRead More