child abuse

Jimmy Savile investigation: Broadmoor Hospital

Report to the West London Mental Health NHS Trust and the Department of Health on the Jimmy Savile investigation.

Independent Jersey Care Inquiry

A 'robust and fearless' investigation into the abuse of children in the island’s care system over many decades.

Action on neglect: a resource pack

Resource pack produced by a small team from the University of Stirling and Action for Children and the University of Dundee which draws on a year long process of knowledge exchange with three groups of practitioners and managers working with children in 
different areas of England.

Helpline highlight: the under-reporting of sexual abuse

Report that draws on the NSPCC’s qualitative and quantitative research, as well as that conducted by other people and organisations, to examine the dynamics affecting the under-reporting of sexual abuse. 

Child sexual exploitation

Web resource that defines child sexual exploitation and sets out key guidance, research and practice. It also provides information on identification of children or young people who are being sexually exploited.

Caught in a trap: the impact of grooming in 2012

Report that provides an insight into the contacts ChildLine has had from young people who have been sexually exploited through grooming both in online and face-to-face situations. The report is based on information gathered from 413 counselling sessions by 
ChildLine during 2011/12.

Core competency framework for the protection of children

Protecting children from harm is a key issue for health and social care. The publication of the Scottish Government’s revised National Child Protection Guidance (2010) seeks to take account of recent policy and practice developments and to reflect the principles, values, and National Practice Model of the Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) approach.

Decision-making within a child's timeframe: an overview of current research evidence for family justice professionals concerning child development and the impact of maltreatment

Overview of research evidence that has been commissioned in response to the Family Justice Review recommendation for consistent training and development for family justice professionals, including a greater emphasis on child development. It aims to bring together key research evidence to facilitate understanding among professionals working in the family justice system in areas relating to: