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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Definitions and signs of child abuse

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Research

Definitions and signs of child abuse

Issues to consider when looking at child abuse statistics

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

Our factsheet sets out some of the key issues to consider when looking at child abuse statistics.

Research with children: ethics, safety and avoiding harm

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Type: Practical guidance

What to consider when conducting research involving children

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.

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.