Emotional abuse Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on emotional abuse.

How safe are our children? 2017

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK in 2017.

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The economic cost of child maltreatment in the UK

The lifetime economic cost of child abuse and neglect.

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Looking after infant mental health: our case for change

Our cases for change in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland emphasising the importance of looking after infant mental health.

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It’s Time: campaign report

Why we’re campaigning for every child who has experienced abuse to receive the support they need.

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Learning from case reviews - Health: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2013, which have highlighted lessons for health professionals to improve safeguarding practice. 

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"Always there when I need you": Childline annual review 2014-15

The issues children and young people contacted ChildLine about in 2014-15.

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Learning from case reviews - GPs and primary healthcare teams: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2013, which have highlighted lessons for GPs and primary healthcare teams to improve safeguarding practice.

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How safe are our children? 2015

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2015.

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Learning from case reviews - Suicide: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where the young people involved have made an attempt on or taken their own lives.

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Library catalogue

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Helping you keep children safe

Read our guide for professionals on what we do and the ways we can work with you to protect children and prevent abuse and neglect.

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Impact and evidence

Find out how we evaluate and research the impact we’re making in protecting children, get tips and tools for researchers and access resources.

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Sharing knowledge to keep children safe

Read our guide to the NSPCC Knowledge and Information Service to find out how we can help you with child protection queries, support your research, and help you learn and develop.

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