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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Protecting disabled children from sexual abuse

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Parenting Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Research

Research with parents and carers about keeping children with disabilities safe from sexual abuse.

Childline posters and wallet cards

Topics: Schools Type: Leaflets and posters

Our series of posters and wallet cards encourage children to contact Childline if they need to talk.

Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) 2019: key changes from 2018

Topics: Schools Type: Briefing

A summary of the key changes to Keeping children safe in education – England’s safeguarding guidance for schools.

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.

Voluntary agencies: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Voluntary and community sector Type: Briefing

Voluntary agencies: learning from case reviews.

Learning from inquiries and reports about safeguarding practice

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Voluntary and community sector Type: Briefing

A briefing sharing learning from published reports to help any organisations in the voluntary and community sector.