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

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Mapping therapeutic services for sexual abuse in the UK in 2015

Analysis and findings from a mapping exercise of therapeutic services in the UK for children who have experienced sexual abuse or child sexual exploitation.

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Neglect and its relationship to other forms of harm

Findings from 3 linked evidence scopes investigating the relationship between child neglect and other forms of maltreatment. Makes evidence-based recommendations for policy and practice.

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Online child sexual abuse images

An overview of current research into child sexual abuse images and approaches to tackling the issue.

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Positive parenting

Tips to help cope with all the demands of parenting. Advice on setting boundaries for your child, building relationships and keeping your cool. 

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Process evaluation of the New Orleans Intervention Model for infant mental health in Glasgow

Investigates the impact of key features of the Glasgow Infant Family Team, a service putting infants’ attachment relationships at the heart of decisions about whether they should enter care permanently. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Safeguarding disabled children in England

Survey establishing the effectiveness of local arrangements to safeguard disabled children and how well LSCBs have responded to recommendations in the Ofsted (2012) thematic inspection on protecting disabled children.

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Serious Case Review Quality Markers

A set of 18 quality markers and online tool to support LSCBs and reviewers in commissioning and conducting high quality case reviews.

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Sexting and young people: the parent's view

Research on parent’s awareness of issues surrounding sexting, and what information and support they would like to receive.

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Taking Care evaluation

Findings from an analysis of the case files of children who were returned home from care using the NSPCC’s Taking Care approach. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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