Research reports published in 2016 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

Read our research reports published in 2016 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 2017201520142013 or earlier.

Evaluation of the scale-up of an evidence-informed framework for return home practice

Evaluation of a tool to help social workers decide if a child should be returned home from care.

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Getting help

What children are telling Childline about their opinions and wishes for delivery of therapeutic services for sexual abuse.

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Harmful sexual behaviour framework

Framework to help local areas develop and improve multi-agency responses to children displaying harmful sexual behaviours (HSB). Developed by the NSPCC, Research in Practice and Professor Simon Hackett.

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How safe are our children? 2016

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2016.

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Inter-professional communication and decision making

An overview and set of 14 briefings looking at practice issues identified in an analysis of 38 serious case reviews.

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It’s Time: campaign report

Why we’re campaigning for every child who has experienced abuse to receive the support they need.

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"I wasn’t sure it was normal to watch it"

Research report into the impact of online pornography on the values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of children and young people.

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Local Safeguarding Children Boards: learning and improvement processes

Research study exploring the tools used by Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) to identify opportunities for development.

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Looking after infant mental health: our case for change

Our cases for change in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland emphasising the importance of looking after infant mental health.

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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 2015

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2015.

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Research reports published in 2014

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Research reports published in 2013

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