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 or browse research reports published in 2017, 201620142013 or earlier.

The landscape of child protection research in the UK

A mapping review exploring the scope of research about child maltreatment in the United Kingdom.

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Keeping children and young people safe in the voluntary and community sector

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

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An evidence-informed framework for return home practice

A tool to support social workers' professional judgement about if and how a child should return home.

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Equally protected?

A review of physical punishment research published since 2008.

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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.

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Free to move, invisible to care

Protecting unaccompanied Romanian children who have been moved or trafficked to the UK.

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Evaluation of Pathways Triple P

Evaluation of the Triple P parenting service working to improve parent-child interaction and keep children safe from neglect. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Evaluation of Video Interaction Guidance (VIG)

What works in building parenting skills and confidence to help tackle child neglect. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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National evaluation of the Graded Care Profile

Findings from our national evaluation of the Graded Care Profile (GCP) assessment tool helping practitioners spot when a child is at risk of neglect. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Research reports published in 2017

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2017.

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Research reports published in 2016

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.

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Research reports published in 2014

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2014.

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Research reports published in 2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2013.

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Research reports published pre-2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published before 2013.

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