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.

Helpline highlight: a year in review

Contacts made to the NSPCC in 2011 and what it tells us about child abuse and neglect in the UK. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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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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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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The right to recover

An overview of what happens to children following the disclosure or discovery of sexual abuse in the West of Scotland.

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Child protection training

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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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