Paper that explores the concepts of adversity, risk, vulnerability and resilience in the context of child protection systems with the aim of contributing to the debate about the ways in which risk of ‘harm’ and ‘abuse’ are conceptualised at different stages of the lifespan and in relation to different groups of people.
A selection of published research reports, arranged by year.
Paper that outlines the key findings of the limited research that has investigated how a history of child sexual abuse can influence men’s perceptions and experience of fatherhood, and also discusses some of the reasons why this important topic remains largely excluded from public, academic and policy discourses.
This paper will be most useful to practitioners and policy-makers who work to support men, parents and/or families.
The sixth, two yearly national analysis of such reviews (from 1 April 2009 - 31 March 2011) and the fourth undertaken. It produces a number of new insights alongside the recurring messages for practice. It also adds to the cumulative research knowledge of these cases helping to identify patterns and deviations from patterns over time.
Library of articles for caregivers and professionals, as well as educational resources on the subjects of abuse and neglect, attachment, brain development and neuroscience, child development and early childhood, trauma and PTSD, violence and public health and secondary trauma. Authors have provided these materials to help promote the health and welfare of children.
Paper that presents a summary the main findings of a review of literature to identify definitions of resilience and the factors which increase resilience in survivors of institutional child abuse.
Assessment which represents the most up-to-date understanding of the current level of threat posed by child sexual exploitation and abuse. It takes into account information received by CEOP from industry, the public and law enforcement. This engagement with partners allows for current threats to be outlined and for the identification of areas in need of greater understanding.
Report that highlights the achievements of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre for the past year and outlines its intentions for the coming year.
Thematic assessment that explores the risk of contact child sexual offending posed by those who possess still and moving indecent images of children (‘IIOC’)
It looks at the ways in which this risk is managed by the police service and others involved in child protection and the criminal justice process.
Brieﬁng that outlines the elements of an eﬀective local response to child sexual exploitation. It suggests how local authorities and other stakeholders can tackle this abuse, and the advantages of partnership working and information sharing.