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Online abuse: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Online safety Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2008, where online abuse was a key factor.

Inter-professional communication and decision making

Topics: Case reviews Type: Research

An overview and set of 14 briefings looking at practice issues identified in an analysis of 38 serious case reviews.

Serious Case Review Quality Markers

Topics: Case reviews Type: Research

A set of 18 quality markers to support LSCBs and reviewers in commissioning and conducting high quality case reviews.

Neglect and serious case reviews

Topics: Neglect Case reviews Type: Research

A systematic analysis of neglect in serious case reviews in England, between 2003 and 2011.

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.