Key interim findings from transformative research: Rethinking child protection strategy

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Devine, L. (2016) Key interim findings from transformative research: Rethinking child protection strategy. In: ESRC Presentation Workshop, Economic and Social Research Council, 23 February 2016. Available from:

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This presentation gives an overview of interim key findings from the transformative funded project, 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy'. The aim of the project is to evaluate the justification for current intervention strategy in relation to child protection and safeguarding referrals and assessments. The project investigates three important areas, and its final report will analyse the data findings from these areas. The three areas of investigation are (1) Trend data of referrals and outcomes since the Children Act 1989 (2) A qualitative and quantitative analysis of Public Inquiries and Serious Case Reviews; and (3) A review of the use of risk assessments. The trend analysis has yielded important findings which are reported at this interim stage of the research, along with an update on progress on the remaining stages.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ESRC, transformative, key findings, child protection, safeguarding, trends
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Business and Law
Depositing User: Professor L. Devine
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2016 08:54
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 10:11


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