The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory and King's College London are researching child protection conferences to look at the impact COVID 19 has had, if any. Building on the work conducted by Dr Mary Baginsky, looking at the experience of 15 local authorities, we will be looking in detail in how the practice around child protection conferences has adapted to the current situation, from both a parental and professional point of view, and what can be learned moving forwards.
The research team is calling for parents and professionals with experience of attending child protection conferences during the pandemic to take part in a survey. The 'professionals' include social workers, Conference Chairs, GPs, midwives, health visitors, police, teachers and others. The link is:
The link is available until 16 October.