BASPCAN have numerous events during the next 12 months…

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28 September 2018, The Studio, Hope Street, Glasgow

‘Recognising and Responding to Maltreatment Experienced by Disabled Children’

Workshop Leads:

Professor Julie Taylor, University of Birmingham

Dr Chris Jones, University of Strathclyde

The aims of the workshop is to provide ‘deep dive’ workshop that explores the risks, consequences and experiences of disabled children who have been abused and neglected; and to explore how we can best facilitate pathways to safe disclosure.

Bookings open now but places limited.


9 October 2018 and 8 November 2018, Institute of Family Therapy, London

A Joint event with Child and Family Training –

‘Working with Complex Child Maltreatment Cases’

The workshop will address abusive and neglectful parenting and the associated impairment of children’s health and development.

This will be a 2 day event and delegates will be invited to bring along one of their cases to develop an intervention programme.

The delegate fee includes copies of 5 ‘Hope for Children and Families’ Guides.

Speakers: Dr Arnon Bentovim and Carol Jolliffe

Bookings open now


15 January 2019 –The Wesley, Euston Road, London

Following on from this year’s success BASPCAN AND THE NSPCC are pleased to announce the date of the second Conference and the Child Protection Trainer Awards.

The theme of the day and speakers will be announced shortly along and nominations will open on Friday 1 June 2018. This enables you to nominate an individual who has shown the ability to affect learning and change that helps to safeguard children. There is also the potential for a special recognition for a team of co-facilitators. 


18 March 2019 – CVS, Priory Street, York

A collaborative event with BASPCAN and Jessica Kingsley Publishers to launch the publication of the book ‘The Child’s World: Good Assessment Practice’ in late 2018, authors Emeritus Professor Jan Horwath and Dr Dendy Platt.

The conference theme will be on good assessment practice for a multi-disciplinary audience. Jan along with several authors of chapters in the book, each of which has a different focus, will give presentations around e.g. assessing parental capacity for change, assessing sexual abuse by peers and assessment in context of domestic violence plus others.



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