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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: Research

Feasibility study of an early intervention for parents experiencing domestic abuse

Supporting military families

Topics: Early years Parenting Type: Service evaluation

An evaluation of three NSPCC early intervention services aiming to improve the wellbeing of families in the military community.

Implementation evaluation of Baby Steps scale-up

Topics: Early years Type: Service evaluation

Implementation evaluation of Baby Steps, an early intervention service which helps vulnerable parents prepare for parenthood.

Minding the Baby: qualitative findings on implementation from the first UK service

Topics: Early years Type: Service evaluation

Findings from a qualitative evaluation of a service working to improve a mother’s relationship with her baby. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

Emotional neglect and emotional abuse in pre-school children: Core info leaflet

Topics: Early years Type: Practical guidance

Leaflet summarising what we currently know about children under 6 who have been emotionally neglected or abused. Part of the Core info leaflet series.

The social baby

Topics: Early years Type: Practical guidance

A DVD to help new parents understand how babies communicate from birth.

Infants: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Early years Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2017 where children aged two or under were the subject of the review.

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