Contextual Safeguarding Webinar

‘Contextual Safeguarding, Extra-Familial Harm and the role of pupil voice’

This webinar explores:

  • Embedding a simple Contextual Safeguarding framework into your school
  • Understanding the information shared by young people and children
  • Partnering with your community to develop positive outcomes
  • Measuring your outcomes


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Adolescent safeguarding, incorporating extra-familial harm and contextual safeguarding approaches, alongside the effective implementation of The Student Voice Platform. This special offer includes one day of tailored Contextual Safeguarding training for your setting, and one year of The Student Voice system.

To benefit from this offer, please express interest by 31st March 2023.

About this Contextual Safeguarding Webinar

Your webinar hosts will be Jason Tait, Director of Pastoral Care and DSL at a leading all-through and co-educational boarding school in the UK, and Helena Wykes-Dart, a Specialist Adolescent Social Worker and Director of the Adolescent Safeguarding Consultancy Ltd.

Designed for safeguarding professionals, it will introduce and define extra familial harm, contextual safeguarding and outline the importance of pupil voice in empowering students.

Learning Outcomes

  • Breaking down KCSIE legislation – how can extra-familial harm present in your education setting?
  • Easy to apply tools – What does Contextual Safeguarding mean & what relevance does it have to your setting?
  • Tips to translate your safeguarding policy into practice, specific to harm outside the home.
Contextual Safeguarding Webinar

About your hosts

About Helena

Helena is a specialist adolescent social worker, with expertise of working to reduce the risk of harm adolescents face outside the home, with an area lead of child exploitation. Alongside this, she is the director of the Adolescent Safeguarding Consultancy Ltd, which is designed to help passionate safeguarding professionals better protect adolescents, through engaging training and consultancy. Her practice focuses on extra-familial harm using child centred, trauma informed practice & contextual safeguarding approaches.

About Jason

Jason is a Director of Pastoral Care and DSL at a leading all-through and co-educational boarding school in the UK. In addition to having specific responsibilities for all aspects of pastoral care and safeguarding across the school, his particular interests and expertise lies in the areas of positive psychology and contextual safeguarding. He is also a co-founder of The Student Voice.