Research reports published in 2014 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

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‘We have the right to be safe’

A report identifying key issues about safeguarding disabled children.

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Social workers' knowledge and confidence when working with cases of child sexual abuse

Report by Coventry University from research with social workers, managers and LSCB chairs in England exploring issues and challenges.

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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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Estimating the costs of child sexual abuse in the UK

Report using research literature to estimate the overall costs of child sexual abuse in the UK at £3.2bn in 2012.

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NSPCC safeguarding standards and guidance (England)

Recommended standards and guidance to help non-statutory organisations that work with children and young people to put in place clear safeguarding arrangements.

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Promoting the wellbeing of children in care: messages from research

A book presenting chapters from academics, practitioners and policy analysts on how we can improve care for looked after children in the UK.

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What works in preventing and treating poor mental health in looked after children?

Overview of the evidence about what works in preventing and treating poor mental health of children in care.

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GP's role in responding to child maltreatment: time for a rethink?

Draws upon policy, practice and research to identify the ways that GPs can help reduce child abuse and neglect.

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Living with adversity: a qualitative study of families with multiple and complex needs

A literature review and a study into the experiences of families in Northern Ireland with multiple needs who were receiving support from Barnardo’s or NSPCC services.

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Research reports published in 2018

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Research reports published in 2017

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Research reports published in 2016

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Research reports published in 2015

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Research reports published in 2013

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Research reports published pre-2013

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