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Safeguarding children and young people

15 December 2017

This document was produced by a group of psychologists with expertise in the field of child protection convened under the aegis of the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

This document aims to expand on Every Child Matters and provides a model for psychologists to aid thinking and decision-making around the complexities of safeguarding children.

The model outlines systems and factors which can affect a child, and guides psychologists in the best practice of how to consider these, make decisions and safeguard children.

Lead Author: Hannah Farndon

Issuing board: Professional Practice Board

Consultation launch date: Tuesday 12th December

Consultation deadline date: Tuesday 9th January



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