This briefing focuses on learning from published case reviews that specifically relates to voluntary and community sector organisations.
It highlights the need for organisations to have clear child protection policies and procedures and be clear about their roles and responsibilities around child protection and safeguarding.
Published: September 2019
Our series of thematic briefings highlight the learning from case reviews conducted when a child dies, or is seriously harmed, as a result of abuse or neglect. Each briefing focuses on a different topic or learning for specific sectors, pulling together key risk factors and practice recommendations.
We work with local safeguarding partners to ensure that learning from case reviews can be accessed and shared at a local, regional and national level.
Find out how you can apply the lessons from case reviews and improve your practice to help protect children and young people.
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A compilation of findings and learning from published reports of inquiries and investigations into safeguarding practice in the voluntary and community sector.
Safeguarding and child protection resources for organisations and groups providing services to children, families and communities.