More and more organisations are using podcasts as an integral part of their learning and development resources. Podcasts provide listeners with the opportunity to access the latest thinking and discussions about safeguarding at a time convenient to them.

Listed below are links to safeguarding podcasts which should be of interest to children’s safeguarding professionals. Please note, the WSCP is not responsible for the content or opinions expressed in external podcasts.


Podcasts from the NSPCC

NSPCC Introduction to Safeguarding

What we’ve learnt through Covid-19

Why domestic abuse is a child protection issue

Helping children recover from domestic abuse

Enhanced online safety for children

Building children’s digital resilience

Protecting children from bullying and cyberbullying

Preventing sexual harmful behaviour

Harmful sexual behaviour in schools

Assessing sexualised behaviour

Child trafficking advice centre

Preventing the sexual abuse of disabled children

The basics of safeguarding for sports organisations


Contextual Safeguarding Network

The CSN have published a range of podcasts related to Contextual Safeguarding. All of the podcasts can be found on the CSN website here.


Research in Practice

Supporting children and families during the pandemic

Supported practice: living and working during Covid-19 and beyond

Adverse Childhood Experiences: What they tell us and implications for social care

Safeguarding children and young people from exploitation

A sisters experience of County Lines

Poverty aware practice with children and families


The Association of Child Protection Professionals

An evidence based approach to tackling child exploitation

Coercive Control

Fabricated and Induced Illness: Professional Dilemmas

Child neglect, lockdown and the new normal

Safeguarding children in, and on, the edge of care

Equality, diversity and inclusion in safeguarding


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