Child protection in Scotland Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research and safeguarding resources for Scotland. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

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News and opinion - Learning from significant case reviews in Scotland

Summary of key findings and recommendations from The Care Inspectorate review of significant case reviews (SCRs) in Scotland.

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How safe are our children? 2016

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 2016.

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Getting it right for mothers and babies

Report outlining current provision of postnatal and antenatal mental health services in Scotland, and making recommendations for future developments.

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Speaking up for Scotland’s children: the NSPCC’s helpline in Scotland

A report on the number of contacts made to the NSPCC helpline from Scotland between April 2012 and March 2013.

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The landscape of child protection research in the UK

A mapping review exploring the scope of research about child maltreatment in the United Kingdom.

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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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How safe are our children? 2014

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 2014.

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How safe are our children? 2013

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 2013.

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CASPAR

Our Current Awareness Service for Practice, Policy And Research delivers free weekly email alerts to keep you up-to-date with all the latest safeguarding and child protection news.

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Child protection training

We offer a range of online and face-to-face training courses for people who work with children to help you gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to keep children safe.

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Library catalogue

We hold the UK's largest collection of child protection resources and the only UK database specialising in published material on child protection, child abuse and child neglect.

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New in the Library

A free weekly email listing all of the new child protection publications added to our library collection.

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