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.

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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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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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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Keeping children safe: allegations concerning the abuse or neglect of children in care

Research into the number and nature of child abuse allegations made against foster carers and residential care workers in the UK.

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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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All Babies Count: the Dad Project

Shares what we learnt during the Dad Project about how to better engage dads in antenatal and postnatal care.

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Returning home from care: what's best for children

A report examining issues around children returning home from care, how to address problems of reunification and services that can help.

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Child protection training

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Library catalogue

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