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.

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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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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Preventing child sexual abuse: towards a national strategy

Why we must take action together to stop child sexual abuse before it occurs. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series. 

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Realising the potential: tackling child neglect in universal services

Sets out a model showing the way universal services practitioners can provide effective early help for child neglect.

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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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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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Solution-focused practice toolkit

Helping professionals use the approach when working with children and young people.

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Spotlight on preventing child neglect

What works in preventing child neglect. 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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Research 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

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Research reports published pre-2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published before 2013.

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