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.

Evaluation of the Face to Face service

Our findings from using a solution-focused approach to support children and young people in care or on the edge of care. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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Evaluation of implementation of an evidence-informed framework for return home practice

Report by Loughborough University about using the NSPCC Framework to support children to safely return home from care. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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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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Deaf and disabled children talking about child protection

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

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Knowing how to protect: using research evidence to prevent harm to children

Key arguments and recommendations from a roundtable discussion on improving the use of research evidence in child protection. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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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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Worried about a child?

A leaflet explaining the steps that can be taken by anyone worried about the safety of a child.

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Under pressure: ChildLine annual review 2013/14

Our report about why children contact ChildLine. This year's focus is on mental health, eating disorders, online abuse and problems at school.

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SafeCare: evidence from a home-based parenting programme for neglect

Evaluation of the SafeCare parenting programme focusing on the different perspectives of referral agencies, practitioners and parents. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Research reports published in 2018

A list of all reports published in 2018.

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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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