SACPA

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.

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Thousands of safeguarding concerns flagged up in Swindon during Covid-19 pandemic

THOUSANDS of safeguarding concerns were flagged about vulnerable adults in Swindon during the first year of the pandemic. Councils across the country... View Article

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TACT calls for new national care service for children, families and care experienced…

TACT – UK’s largest dedicated fostering charity, has today published a paper urging the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care... View Article

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It Took Me Years To Realise That Racism Was Fuelling My Eating Disorder

Content warning: This article discusses disordered eating in a way that some readers may find distressing. I’m a 19-year-old Indian... View Article

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Safeguarding jobs round up – 17 September 2021

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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NSPCC publish Physical abuse: statistics briefing

How many children experience physical abuse? It’s unknown how many children in the UK experience physical abuse. However, research with... View Article

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UNICEF publishes nine-year Child Protection Strategy

UNICEF has published its 2021 – 2030 Child Protection Strategy with a vision of a world where all children are... View Article

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Government dismisses calls for independent review of childcare funding

An independent funding review of England’s childcare system would not be “appropriate” ahead of the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR),... View Article

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Norfolk safeguarding review highlights ‘failures of governance’

A report into the deaths of three adults with learning disabilities at a private hospital in Norfolk has called for... View Article

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Warning on teachers’ lack of Holocaust knowledge

Major misconceptions about the Holocaust are common among teachers, research suggests. Most teachers in England lack the knowledge to combat... View Article

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Membership

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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