Research and resources

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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Worried about a child?

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Leaflets and posters

A leaflet explaining the steps that can be taken by anyone worried about the safety of a child.

CAMHS: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Mental health Type: Briefing

Summary of risk factors and learning for improved practice for child and adolescent mental health services.

Child sexual exploitation: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where children were the victims of sexual exploitation.

Culture and faith: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where culture and faith were highlighted as significant issues.

d/Deaf and disabled children: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Deaf and disabled children Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010 which have highlighted lessons for working with deaf and disabled children.

Disguised compliance: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Safeguarding and child protection Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where disguised compliance is a key factor.

Domestic abuse: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Domestic abuse Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2011, where domestic abuse is a key factor.

Education: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Schools Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2008, which have highlighted lessons for the education sector to improve safeguarding practice.

First generation immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where parents and/or children who were not born in the UK were the subject of the review.

People whose first language is not English: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2008, where family members do not have English as their first language.