Special Interest Group for Children & Young People in Care and Care Experience (C&YPiC and CE)

Tuesday 7 March 2023 – 12.30pm – 2.00pm
‘Transitional Safeguarding – Bridging the gap for care experienced young people’
Speakers: Rebecca Cooke and Claire Foster
Meeting Recording here Password C^f0G1%E

Special Interest group, Child Sexual Abuse

Wednesday 1 March 2023 10.00am – 11.45am
Child Sexual Abuse SIG led by Anna Glinski
‘Working with adults who may sexually offend:  a preventative approach’
Meeting recording here Password : %y7ky0Nu


Digital Safeguarding SIG

Thursday 26th January 2023 9.30am – 0.40am
Launch of Digital Safeguarding SIG led by Sarah Carlick.
‘Children’s Safeguarding Digital Co-Design Research Findings’
Meeting recording here


Launch of the Special Interest Group  – Safeguarding in Sport

Thursday 30 March 2023 – 10.00am-11.30am
‘Special Interest Group- Safeguarding in Sport -Children’s rights in, around and through sport – considerations for safeguarding’
Speaker: Liz Twyford, Unicef
Meeting Recording here Password 1w#8$#Gf

17 May 2022
Presentation can be viewed here

Special Interest Group  – Gender Dysphoria

7 April 2022

Speaker : Stella O’Malley
Presentation can be viewed here
password: P=C*QBV6 

17 February 2022

Speaker : Stephanie Davies-Arai
Presentation can be viewed here
password: 5JM$dGE1

Special Interest Group for Children & Young People in Care and Care Experience (C&YPiC and CE)

Terms of Reference for the Group  here

Tuesday 15 June 2022 – 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Led By Penny Earney with Rebekah Pierre
Event recording here

Tuesday 18 January 2022 – 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Led By Penny Earney with Kish Bhatti-Sinclair
Event recording here
Passcode: 8h8.#XiG

Tuesday 20 July 2021 1pm-3pm:

  • Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children’
    and debate on ‘Diversity, Cultural Challenges and Identity’ – led by Nancy Sayer
  • Tuesday 27 April 1pm-3pm: Launch of the new Special Interest Group “Looked After Children and Care Leavers” led by Penny Earney. There will be short presentations by colleagues working in the field of LAC, Care Leavers and Fostering.
    The meeting can be viewed here
    Passcode: #V+M=i6Y

Practice Learning Reviews SIG
Events listed new to old

Catherine has shared her thesis document here
During the presentation 3 videos were shown and the links are below.





  • Assessing Protectiveness in Child Protection: An introduction to the CASP-R Model of Assessment
    This webinar was led by Marcella Leonard on 22 June 2020 followed by questions and discussions. The live presentation by Marcella Leonard can be viewed here.
    The powerpoint can be accessed here and the overview here.

The whole of the webinar can be viewed here on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqCf30JM45Y&t=342s

  • The Practice Learning Reviews SIG held its first virtual meeting on 05/04/2019

Faith Issues in Child Protection and Safeguarding

Please see our current Special Interest Groups (SIGS), arising directly from our member consultation event in Leicester in September 2018, below.

The Faith SIG group had its first meeting on 27/03/2019. This was a virtual meeting and involved the co-chairs and the director of AoCPP.

If you would like to be involved in either SIG please email maureen.gordon@aocpp.org.uk

If there is an issue you would like to work on with fellow members then please get in touch about starting a SIG. Email maureen.gordon@aocpp.org.uk

Passcode: 8h8.#XiG