Research reports published in 2015 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

Read our research reports published in 2015 into what works in preventing child abuse and neglect. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

"Always there when I need you": Childline annual review 2014-15

The issues children and young people contacted ChildLine about in 2014-15.

17176 Views

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.

20101 Views

A guide to safeguarding, managing risk and personal budgets

Helping disabled children and their families to make the most of personal budgets whilst minimising risk and promoting wellbeing.

4043 Views

All Babies Count: spotlight on homelessness - an unstable start

Our research report, written with the Anne Freud Centre, looks at how babies can be affected by homelessness and how policy and practice might be improved.

9702 Views

Are they safe?

Step-by-step guide for setting up safeguarding measures in your group or organisation.

4638 Views

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.

9181 Views

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.

10205 Views

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.

7216 Views

Deaf and disabled children talking about child protection

Research report into children's experiences of the child protection system.

8344 Views

Research reports published in 2016

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.

View the list

Research reports published in 2014

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2014.

View the list

Research reports published in 2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2013.

View the list

Research reports published pre-2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published before 2013.

View the list

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.

Sign up to CASPAR

Information Service

Our free service for people who work with children can help you find the latest policy, practice, research and news on child protection and related subjects.

For more information, call us or email help@nspcc.org.uk.

0808 800 5000

Submit an enquiry

Support our research

Research like this helps keep children safe from abuse – but we can’t do it without our generous supporters. 

Donate now

Follow @NSPCCpro

Follow us on Twitter and keep up-to-date with all the latest news in child protection.

Follow @NSPCCpro on Twitter

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.

Search the library

New in the Library

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

Sign up to New in the Library

Impact and evidence hub

Find out how we evaluate and research the impact we’re making in protecting children, get tips and tools for researchers and access resources.

Our impact and evidence