The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association champions excellence in safeguarding and child protection.

Sacpa (the Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) is the voice of safeguarding, providing a channel to government and other key agencies. The association represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

Our services include:

  • CPD and training
  • Information
  • Advice, consultancy, policy and compliance support
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resource and policy hub
  • Newsletters and an online forum
  • Government and key stakeholder representation.

New multi-agency child neglect strategy for Jersey

IMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGESImage caption, The public will be asked to look out for signs of child neglect as part of... View Article

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News Analysis: Anthony, Noah, Gabriel and beyond: How to fix L.A. County DCFS

In the long, troubled history of L.A. County child abuse cases, certain names stand out as avatars of how the... View Article

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Safeguarding jobs round up – 21 January 2022

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world... View Article

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Police Scotland plan to tackle sex crime after 13% increase

Police Scotland plan to tackle rising sex crimes with a strategy targeted at achieving ‘attitudinal and cultural change’ – amid nearly 200... View Article

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Oculus Quest 2: Meta to discuss children’s VR safety with watchdog

The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) is to talk to Meta about how its virtual reality (VR) business Oculus complies with... View Article

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North East Lincolnshire: Commissioner to examine child services after Ofsted report

A commissioner is to investigate the state of a council’s children’s services after a damning Ofsted report. Ofsted said the... View Article

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‘Working in partnership with families is crucial to safeguarding the interests of children’

As we wait for the reviews into the deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson to publish their conclusions, we... View Article

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Child abuse prosecutions down 50 per cent

Prosecutions and convictions for child sexual abuse have fallen by around half in four years, research by Britain’s largest children’s... View Article

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Former Pope Benedict failed to act over abuse, new report finds

Former Pope Benedict XVI failed to act over four child abuse cases when he was archbishop of Munich, a German... View Article

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Nursery fined £800,000 over choking death of baby Fox Goulding

A nursery in Edinburgh has been fined £800,000 after a baby boy in its care died after choking on a... View Article

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Sacpa represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding and the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

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