Safeguarding Children- Changes in Perspective

Since the late 1980s I have spent a large portion of my professional life training and raising awareness of child protection and of the importance of the prevention of harm and abuse. It was quite traumatic for the groups of individuals who were learning about this for the first time. It was also testing for … Read more

‘Protecting Children and Young People from Harm and Abuse – Recognition and Response’ by Rita Hannah Langton and Siobhan Maclean

Protecting Children and Young People from Harm and Abuse: Recognition and Response is aimed at all professional students training to work with children and young people to enhance their skills in recognising and acting on suspicion or evidence of abuse or harm. As such it can be used as a training manual, covering the National … Read more

Family Law: Dire Consequences for Children

The family law legislation which is currently in force in Australia, the UK, the USA and Canada is proving to be having disastrous consequences for the children of those countries and are often leading to serious breaches and violations of their rights under international conventions. The legislation is largely framed around the rights of parents … Read more