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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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Understanding children’s and teachers’ views of Speak out Stay safe

Topics: Schools Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of the NSPCC’s Speak out Stay safe programme, which teaches school children to recognise and speak out about abuse and neglect.

Evaluation of Parents Under Pressure™

Topics: Substance misuse Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of a service delivered by the NSPCC to support families where a parent has alcohol or substance misuse problems.

Implementation evaluation of Reunification Practice Framework scale-up

Topics: Looked after children Type: Service evaluation

An evaluation of scale-up implementation of an evidence-informed framework for return home practice.

Implementation evaluation of the scale-up of Graded Care Profile 2

Topics: Neglect Type: Service evaluation

Findings from our implementation evaluation of Graded Care Profile (GCP2), a tool which helps professionals measure the quality of care being given to a child.

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.

Assessing the Risk, Protecting the Child: final evaluation report

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of a service helping professionals to assess and support the families of men who pose a sexual risk to children. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

Final evaluation of the NSPCC Family SMILES service

Topics: Mental health Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of a programme supporting children whose parents have a mental health problem. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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.

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.

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