child protection services
Thematic inspection which was commissioned to evaluate the effectiveness of work to protect disabled children and young people at all stages from early support to the identification of and response to child protection concerns.
It examined the actions taken to ensure the protection of disabled children and young people, identifying the key factors which promoted effective protection and the barriers to achieving this.
The core aim of the series was to draw together national and international knowledge and professional, policy and research expertise in relation to the management, evaluation and research of everyday multiprofessional intervention to safeguard children. It comprised two linked elements.
The first focused on the issues involved in using adminstrative data routinely collected on children safeguarded in the community to better inform planning and delivery and research.
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.
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.
A piece of rapid response work between April and July 2012 to independently evaluate the impact that the flexibilities granted to the trial authorities have had on practice and service responses to safeguard children from harm.
Series of videos from the BBC which are ideal for child protection training for anyone who comes into contact with children through their work.
Website of WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS), a national resource for the benefit of everyone in Scotland involved in protecting children.
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.