Contextual Safeguarding – Taking it Forward

Learn how to embed Contexual Safeguarding into your practice and create robust safeguarding measures to keep young people safer from harm

Learning Objectives

This new course is a fantastic opportunity to deepen your understanding about Contextual Safeguarding and learn tangible skills from current best practice.

Review recent lessons from Contextual Safeguarding pilots and discuss how to begin embedding this approach in your practice. Participants will take part in a case study to explore how to move beyond referrals to incorporate assessment frameworks into practice.

We also look at how to utilise other Contextual Safeguarding tools to safeguard young people from extra-familial harm. Finally, we will explore effective disruption techniques which focus on offenders and safeguard the contexts we are concerned about.

  • Recap about what the framework, principles and values of Contextual Safeguarding
  • Understand how to move beyond referrals using the Level 1 and level 2 assessment frameworks
  • Understand safety mapping, case weighting and bystander intervention tactics
  • Learn what tools can be used to disrupting offenders

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone has a basic understanding of Contextual Safeguarding and wants to develop their knowledge further.

  • Residential workers
  • Housing Officers
  • Foster Carers
  • Youth Service Workers
  • Police Officers
  • Social Workers
  • Teaching and School staff


For individual bookings: £55 per delegate

Discounts between 10% and 30% are available for group bookings – please send us an enquiry and a member of our team will be in touch.

Upcoming Training

The training course will be online, presented live by Dr Sarah Lloyd on zoom.

22 Sept 2021 9.30 – 2.30pm Book your place

Meet the Trainer

Dr Sarah Lloyd has extensive experience as an academic researcher in child exploitation, influenced by her early career in youth work and parent support. Sarah is passionate about the importance of family-centered, holistic support for families affected by child exploitation.

Sarah’s recent publications

Parent’s Experience of Children’s Social Care
She Doesn’t have to get in the car
South Yorkshire Empower and Protect CSE Innovation Project Evaluation Report