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Jan 18, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we talk with former barrister and Chair of the non-profit section of Amnesty International UK, Nicholas Carlisle. As a Child & Family Psychotherapist, he used his own traumatic childhood to fight for human rights and to start an organisation so that children could go to school free...


Jan 4, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss every parents' worst nightmare with the inspirational Sonya Ryan; how she turned her family's desperate tragedy into a force for good by relentlessly campaigning for Carly's Law first in Australia and now globally. 

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Dec 27, 2019

In this review of 2019 we remind ourselves of the work done by the Internet Watch Foundation, we discuss Brexit and Age Verification, we define and measure cyberbullying, we cover grooming for radicalisation as well as for sexual exploitation, we delve into the digital age of consent, we ask whether the UN CRC is fit...


Dec 15, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we talk with Dr Carlene Firmin MBE about Contextual Safeguarding and the social theory of Pierre Bourdieu. We also discuss why Contextual Safeguarding is counter cultural to traditional child care systems and why the dynamics of adolescence are an absolute nightmare to children's services.


Dec 2, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the online grooming of Shamima Begum with Dal Babu, former Chief Superintendent of the Met police. Was Shamima a terrorist, or was she a victim of online radicalisation and a failed safeguarding system? Did the UK's Home Secretary Sajid Javid break UK law? What part does...