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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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Steps to Safety: report on the feasibility study

Topics: Domestic abuse Safeguarding and child protection Early years Type: Service evaluation

Feasibility study of an early intervention for parents experiencing domestic abuse

Implementation evaluation of Together for Childhood

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Physical abuse Neglect Child sexual abuse and CSE Domestic abuse Harmful sexual behaviour Type: Service evaluation

Learning from an evaluation of Together for Childhood, a preventative approach to child abuse and neglect that involves community engagement and partnership working.

Children living in families facing adversity

Topics: Domestic abuse Substance misuse Mental health Type: Research

The experiences of children whose parents are involved in domestic abuse, misuse drugs or alcohol and have mental health problems.

Final evaluation of our FED UP service

Topics: Substance misuse Domestic abuse Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of a programme aiming to reduce the impact of parental drug and alcohol misuse on children. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

Implementation evaluation of Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together (DART) scale-up

Topics: Domestic abuse Type: Service evaluation

Shares findings from an implementation evaluation of DART™, a service which helps mothers and children recover from domestic abuse. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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.

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