Research reports published in 2017 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

Read our research reports published in 2017 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 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 or earlier.

Exploring technology-assisted harmful sexual behaviour

Research into the backgrounds and behaviours of boys and young men who engage in harmful sexual behaviours using online and mobile channels. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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Family Environment: Drug Using Parents (FEDUP): final evaluation

Evaluation of a programme aiming to reduce the impact of parental drug and alcohol misuse on children. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Final evaluation of Family SMILES

Evaluation of a programme supporting children whose parents have a mental health problem. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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Final evaluation of Assessing the Risk, Protecting the Child

Evaluation of a service helping professionals to assess and support the families of men who pose a sexual risk to children. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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How safe are our children? 2017

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK in 2017.

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Impact of online and offline child sexual abuse: "Everyone deserves to be happy and safe"

What young people and professionals told us about the effects of offline and technology assisted child sexual abuse, and how best to respond to it.

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Keeping our children safe

Resource to help facilitate discussions about childcare practice and safeguarding issues in black and minority ethnic communities.

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Childline annual review 2016/17: Not alone anymore

The issues children and young people contacted Childline about in 2016/17.

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Mental health services for children who have experienced abuse and neglect

Analysis of local area plans for improving mental health services, looking at how they will support children who have been abused and neglected.

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Research reports published in 2016

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