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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Trafficking leaflets for professionals

Topics: Child trafficking Type: Leaflets and posters

Find out how you can help protect children who have been trafficked or are at risk of child trafficking.

CTAC's Young People’s Advisory Group leaflets

Topics: Child trafficking Type: Leaflets and posters

Find out how you can help protect children who have been trafficked or are at risk of child trafficking.

ICARUS leaflets

Topics: Child trafficking Type: Leaflets and posters

Find out how you can help protect children who have been trafficked or are at risk of child trafficking.

Home alone guide

Topics: Parenting Type: Leaflets and posters

Advice to help parents decide when it is safe to leave their children home alone and how to choose a babysitter or childminder.

Out alone

Topics: Parenting Type: Leaflets and posters

Advice for parents on how to prepare children for being out on their own.

Handle with care

Topics: Parenting Type: Leaflets and posters

Advice for parents on safe ways to hold and care for your baby and ways to cope when the crying doesn’t stop.

Positive parenting

Topics: Parenting Type: Leaflets and posters

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

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.