Impact and evidence series Our evaluation and research on what works to protect children from abuse and neglect

Our Impact and evidence series of reports presents findings from our research into what works in preventing child abuse and neglect.

We work with children, young people and families who need our help across the UK. Our services aim to protect children today, prevent abuse tomorrow and transform society so child cruelty becomes a thing of the past.

We undertake research and evaluation of our services and interventions so we can learn more about the best ways to keep children safe.

By publishing our findings in the Impact and evidence series we aim to contribute to the evidence on what works in preventing child abuse and neglect.

Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children: a whole system approach

We report on our work with 4 UK local authorities to design a care system that better promotes the emotional wellbeing of children in care. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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A review of the research on children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour online (HSB)

Review of current research around the online harmful sexual behaviours displayed by children and young people. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and Evidence series.

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Assessing the risk: protecting the child: evaluation report

Evaluation of whether an NSPCC assessment guide helps protect children from sexual abuse. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Baby Steps in a prison context: parents' perspectives

Evaluation of the Baby Steps antenatal programme focusing on the experience of parents who are in prison, or who have a partner in prison. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and Evidence series.

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Baby Steps: evidence from a relationships-based perinatal education programme

Report summarising qualitative and quantitative findings from interviews with parents and questionnaires completed before, during and after the Baby Steps programme. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Baby Steps: perspectives of parents from a minority ethnic background

Evaluation of the Baby Steps antenatal programme focusing on the experiences of parents from ethnic minority backgrounds. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and Evidence series.

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Caring Dads: Safer Children: evaluation report

Findings building on evidence of what works in a programme to change the behaviour of fathers whose children have been exposed to domestic violence. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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Caring Dads: Safer Children: learning from delivering a parenting programme

Learning from delivering a parenting programme to change the behaviour of fathers whose children have been exposed to domestic violence. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Evaluation of the Letting the Future In service

Findings from the largest randomised controlled trial of a service to help children who have been sexually abused. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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