This Outline explores the impact of parental substance misuse on children and identifies evidence around effective methods of intervention for social workers.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 17 Nov 2017
This Outline explores good practice approaches to investigating child sexual abuse that may minimise harm or distress to the child (and non-abusing parent). It draws on Serious Case Reviews, academic literature and online resources from key organisations, providing links to examples of good practice and brief outlines of relevant content within the sources.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 16 Nov 2017
The value of participation by service users in shaping and improving practice and services is well recognised in much existing guidance and practice, but less so in relation to contact with families of children referred on child protection grounds.
Published in Insights on 15 Sep 2017
Published in Iriss on… on 19 Jun 2017
How we think about and understand fathering has changed. Active ‘fathering’ is now an accepted role for men at home and fathers are visible outside the school gates, in parks and playgrounds and in the streets and shopping centres. Fathers’ involvement in child care increased from less than 15 minutes a day in the mid-1970s to three hours a day during the week by the late 1990s, with more at the weekend. This trend of increasing involvement has continued…
Published in Insights on 8 Jun 2017
Published in Iriss.fm on 31 May 2017
Conversation with Danielle Farrel about her PhD research which examined the 2012 child abuse scandals in the UK.
Published in Iriss.fm on 3 Feb 2017
This insight presents what research tells us about social workers’ communication with children and young people in everyday practice. It also introduces key findings from a UK-wide study of social workers’ communication with children and young people.
Published in Insights on 11 Nov 2016
Professor Helen Minnis talks to David Woodier, a teacher, adoptive parent and blogger about ‘Why attachment matters'.
Published in Iriss.fm on 12 Oct 2016
Janice McGhee and Professor Lorraine Waterhouse explore the research landscape in child protection, drawing on the work of academics from different research backgrounds.
Published in Iriss.fm on 22 Aug 2016