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Safe, seen, supported : how to reach and help children and young people experiencing abuse in their households Jane Chevous, Laura Fischer, Concetta Perôt and Angela Sweeney

By: Chevous, Jane.
Contributor(s): Fischer, Laura | Perôt, Concetta | Sweeney, Angela.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network, n.dDescription: electronic document (58 pages) ; PDF file: 17.1 MB.Subject(s): CHILD ABUSE | CHILD EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE | CHILDREN | CHILD WELFARE | COVID-19 | DISCLOSURE | HELP SEEKING | PANDEMICS | RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITIES | SAFETY | VICTIMS OF CHILD ABUSE | YOUNG PEOPLE | INTERNATIONAL | UNITED KINGDOMOnline resources: Download report, PDF, 17.1 MB | Access the VAMHN website Summary: It is estimated that 1 in 5 children is subjected to at least one form of child abuse (physical, sexual, emotional, neglect, exposure to domestic abuse) before the age of 16. Much of this abuse is ‘off-radar’, that is, unknown to statutory services. This survivor-led initiative aims to address the magnified risks of child abuse from COVID-19 and the likely significant post-pandemic consequences from increased exposure to abuse. The report identifies key considerations and actions to support children and young people at-risk, both during the pandemic and beyond. This project is led by survivor researchers Jane Chevous, Laura E. Fischer, Concetta Perôt, and Angela Sweeney in partnership with Survivors' Voices, the UKRI Violence Abuse and Mental Health Network, King's College London, and the McPin Foundation. (From the website). Record #7480
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It is estimated that 1 in 5 children is subjected to at least one form of child abuse (physical, sexual, emotional, neglect, exposure to domestic abuse) before the age of 16. Much of this abuse is ‘off-radar’, that is, unknown to statutory services. This survivor-led initiative aims to address the magnified risks of child abuse from COVID-19 and the likely significant post-pandemic consequences from increased exposure to abuse. The report identifies key considerations and actions to support children and young people at-risk, both during the pandemic and beyond.

This project is led by survivor researchers Jane Chevous, Laura E. Fischer, Concetta Perôt, and Angela Sweeney in partnership with Survivors' Voices, the UKRI Violence Abuse and Mental Health Network, King's College London, and the McPin Foundation. (From the website). Record #7480

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