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Child protection and safeguarding information, advice and research

Search our directory for our latest research, child protection statistics, leaflets, practical guidance, briefings and evaluations that share what we've learned from our services for children and families.

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Wales safeguarding procedures: CASPAR briefing

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Briefing

A briefing on the new Wales safeguarding procedures, focusing on the procedures relating to children and young people at risk of harm.

Love Life: resources for young people with learning disabilities

Topics: Schools Deaf and disabled children Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Films and activities to help young people with special educational needs and learning disabilities learn about emotions, relationships and identity.

Photography and sharing images guidance

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Guidance for photographing and recording children during events and activities

Recommended adult to child ratios for working with children

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Guidance on appropriate levels of supervision for children and young people

Steps to Safety: report on the feasibility study

Topics: Domestic abuse Safeguarding and child protection Early years Type: Research

Feasibility study of an early intervention for parents experiencing domestic abuse

Childline annual review

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Research

What children and young people have been talking to Childline about over the last year.

NSPCC Learning podcast

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Listen to our podcast on child protection and safeguarding issues.

Disguised compliance: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Safeguarding and child protection Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2014, where disguised compliance is a key factor.

Sexting: advice for professionals

Topics: Online safety Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Practical guidance

Advice about the dangers of sexting and what to do to help a young person who has received or sent an explicit image, video or message.

Implementation evaluation of Together for Childhood

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Physical abuse Neglect Child sexual abuse and CSE Domestic abuse Harmful sexual behaviour Type: Service evaluation

Learning from an evaluation of Together for Childhood, a preventative approach to child abuse and neglect that involves community engagement and partnership working.