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Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Child Criminal Exploitation CSPR

A Thematic Cross-Border Child Safeguarding Practice Review

This Child Safeguarding Practice Review (CSPR) was jointly commissioned by Keeping Bristol Safe Partnership, South Gloucestershire Children’s Partnership and North Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership. The review followed a series of rapid reviews undertaken between 2018 and 2021 involving eight young people impacted by peer-on-peer abuse and knife crime.

Read the full Child Safeguarding Practice Review:

Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Child Criminal Exploitation CSPR (2021)

An Easy Read version of the report is also available to read:

Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Child Criminal Exploitation CSPR Easy Read

The three safeguarding partnerships have produced a joint response to the review and findings, read the response:

Joint Partnership Response to the Thematic CSPR

A briefing has been created to allow the learning to be shared with practitioners in a bite-size format. This briefing can be used for individual learning, team meetings, staff briefings, training and more – please share with your colleagues and teams.

Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Child Criminal Exploitation CSPR – Practitioner Learning Briefing


Where can I get support for a young person in Bristol?

Click here to find out about the support available for young people experiencing criminal exploitation, serious violence, drug dealing and knife crime


Come to a Practitioner Learning Event

Learning Event for Bristol Practitioners - Monday 13th December 2021 13:30 – 14:30

A webinar for practitioners to discuss the findings of this Child Safeguarding Practice Review and how they will affect practice in Bristol. This event is specifically aimed at practitioners’ working in Bristol, if you work in North Somerset or South Gloucestershire, the January event will be more suitable for you. You do not need register for this event, on the day join the Zoom meeting using the details below.

Join Zoom Meeting 

Meeting ID: 976 6092 9052
Passcode: 491006

Cross-Border Learning Event - Wednesday 26th January 2022 13:30 – 15:30

This online event is for practitioners to come together to discuss the key learning and good practice identified within this statutory review and understand the lived experience of the community to embed back into every day practice moving forward to support families and children. This event is open to practitioners from all three areas (South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bristol).

The event is free to attend but you must register for a ticket via Eventbrite.