Research

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01 Jul 2022 - Scottish Government
Building on the "Poverty in rural Scotland: evidence review" (December 2021), SRUC were commissioned to undertake the research project, “Improving our understanding of child poverty in rural and island Scotland”.
27 Jun 2022 - British Journal of Social Work
In most child protection jurisdictions, a case of child death or serious injury through the actions or inaction of a parent or carer is responded to with an inquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of the child. A key objective of such...
27 Jun 2022 - Child Abuse & Neglect
Background Both delinquency and out-of-home care (OOHC) are associated with a wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders. Reform schools (RS) are Finnish OOHC institutions for adolescents with severe conduct problems. Objective We investigated the...
27 Jun 2022 - Child Abuse & Neglect
Background When a child welfare service agency receives a report of concern, there is an initial screening to decide whether an investigation needs to be initiated. In addition to the decision maker, case factors, external factors, and...
27 Jun 2022 - Child Abuse & Neglect
Background Despite increased institutional safeguards and regularly updated statutory guidance that stresses safeguarding is ‘everybody's responsibility’, children continue to be sexually abused in institutional contexts in England and Wales. There...
23 Jun 2022 - Children and Society (Vol.36, Iss.1), January 2022, pp 149-165
Explores girls' and mothers' experiences of police and criminal justice system responses and the impact of investigation processes following the reporting of child sexual abuse. Data was collected through interviews with children and mothers as part...
23 Jun 2022 - The British Journal of social work, Volume 51, ISSUE 8, December 2021, Pages 3055–3076
Previous research has highlighted the poor educational attainment of children in out-of-home care, until relatively recently seen as a potential failure of the care system itself. However, the relationship between care and education outcomes is...
22 Jun 2022 - Parent-Infant Foundation
On the first day of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, the Parent-Infant Foundation has launched findings from new research with the public and professionals. This included a survey with a representative sample of 2000 adults from across the...
22 Jun 2022 - London: Fatherhood Institute
In our Contemporary Fathers in the UK series, we focus each report on an important stage in fathering or on an issue of great significance to fathers and families – with the aim of influencing policy, practice, and research. The postnatal year is...
20 Jun 2022 - ESRI Research Series 142
The COVID-19 pandemic and related public health restrictions have led to severe disruptions in day-to-day lives, including education, employment and social activities. Young adults have experienced the highest rate of job loss during the pandemic (...