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NCVO, October 2019. Safeguarding resources.
NCVO (The National Council for Voluntary Organisations) in partnership with NSPCC Learning and 12 other organisations have developed safeguarding resources and guidance for the voluntary sector in the UK. The resources are created as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund, a jointly funded programme developed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and the National Lottery Community Fund. The resources are available on the NCVO website which signposts to partner sites.
Department for Education, October 2019. Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in families where children are at risk of harm.
The Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel has announced a national child safeguarding practice review into sudden unexpected infant death (SUDI) in families where the children are considered at risk of harm. The review is expected to commence in mid-October and complete within six months.
Scottish Government, November 2019. The Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 2019.
The Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 2019 to abolish the defence of reasonable chastisement received Royal Assent on 7 November 2019.
Stop it Now! Scotland, December 2019. Upstream.
A new resource called Upstream, which will enable adults and communities to prevent child sexual abuse, has been developed by the charity Stop It Now! Scotland, with support from the Scottish Government.
Scottish Government, December 2019. Child protection improvement programme update #13.
The National Child Protection Leadership Group last met on 4 September 2019. The group received an update on the Chief Officers’ Leadership Event which took place in June 2019. Members had an in depth discussion on The Expert Group on Preventing Sexual Offending Involving Children and Young People Report, which provided an opportunity for members to discuss the recommendations within the report in advance of publication.
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse. Effectiveness of services for sexually abused children and young people: research programme briefing. Oct 2019.
IICSA. Truth Project dashboard June 2016-September 2019. Oct 2019.
National Children’s Bureau. Safeguarding early adopters: developing the learning on multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. Oct 2019.
NSPCC. Steps to Safety: report on the feasibility study. Nov 2019.
Action for Children. Patchy, piecemeal and precarious: support for child victims of domestic abuse. Nov 2019.
IICSA. Learning about online sexual harm. Nov 2019.
Scottish Government. National action plan to prevent and eradicate FGM: year three report. Nov 2019.
IRISS. Evidence on the Safe and Together approach. Dec 2019.
Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. Pre-birth assessment and infant removal at birth: experiences and challenges, a literature review. Dec 2019.
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse. Improving your data on child sexual abuse: a practical guide for organisations. Dec 2019.
ADHIA, A. and JEONG, J., 2019. Fathers' perpetration of intimate partner violence and parenting during early childhood: Results from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study. Child abuse & neglect, 96, pp. 104103.
AUSTIN, A.E., et al, 2019. A Systematic Review of Interventions for Women Parenting in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence. Trauma Violence & Abuse, 20(4), pp. 498-519.
AYERS, S., et al, 2019. Perinatal mental health and risk of child maltreatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Child abuse & neglect, 98, pp. 104172
BROADDUS-SHEA, E.T., et al, 2019. A review of the literature on good practice considerations for initial health system response to child and adolescent sexual abuse. Child abuse & neglect, 104225.
DANESE, A., 2019. Annual Research Review: Rethinking childhood trauma-new research directions for measurement, study design and analytical strategies. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry & Allied Disciplines,
DELAGO, C., et al, 2019. Children who engaged in interpersonal problematic sexual behaviors. Child abuse & neglect, 104260.
DUHAIME, A. and CHRISTIAN, C.W., 2019. Abusive head trauma: evidence, obfuscation, and informed management. Journal of Neurosurgery.Pediatrics, 24(5), pp. 481-488.
DURRANT, J.E., et al, 2019. Recognizing the child's right to protection from physical violence: An update on progress and a call to action. Child abuse & neglect, 104297.
ELLIOTT, K., et al, 2019. Sibling violence: Understanding experiences, impacts, and the need for nuanced responses. British Journal of Sociology.
GIBSON, J., et al, 2019. What makes a good-quality GP report for an Initial Child Protection Conference? British Journal of General Practice, 69(688), pp. 577-578.
GREEN, M.J., et al, 2019. Mental disorders in children known to child protection services during early childhood. Medical Journal of Australia.
HALSTEAD, S., et al, 2019. Review of the new RCR guidelines (2017): The radiological investigation of suspected physical abuse in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood Education & Practice, 104(6), pp. 309-312.
HERBELL, K., et al, 2019. Keeping it together for the kids: New mothers' descriptions of the impact of intimate partner violence on parenting. Child abuse & neglect, 99, pp. 104268.
HOFFMAN, J.S. and KOOCHER, G.P., 2019. Medical Child Abuse Hidden in Pediatric Settings: Detection and Intervention. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.
HOWELL, S., et al, 2019. Evaluation of drug-endangered children: The yield of toxicology and skeletal survey screening. Child abuse & neglect, 96, pp. 104081.
JAVAID, A.A., et al, 2019. Contact burns: the influence of agents and mechanisms of injury on anatomical burn locations in children <5 years old and associations with child protection referrals. Archives of Disease in Childhood.
JOHNSON, L., et al, 2019. A Cluster Randomized Trial to Screen for Abusive Head Trauma in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit-How to Manage Site-Specific Evidence of Racial/Ethnic Disparity. American Journal of Bioethics, 19(10), pp. 108-109.
KALERGIS, K.I. and ANDERSON, D., 2019. Lessons from the field: An evidence-informed resiliency model for child abuse organizations. Child abuse & neglect, 104266.
KARBASI, Z., et al, 2019. Better monitoring of abused children by designing a child abuse surveillance system: Determining national child abuse minimum data set. International Journal of Health Planning & Management.
KOTTENSTETTE, S., et al, 2019. Two-generational trauma-informed assessment improves documentation and service referral frequency in a child protection program. Child abuse & neglect, 101, pp. 104327.
LINES, L.E., et al, 2019. Navigating and negotiating meanings of child abuse and neglect: Sociocultural contexts shaping Australian nurses' perceptions. Health & Social Care in the Community.
LOVETT, M.E., et al, 2019. Transcranial Doppler ultrasound findings in children with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury following abusive head trauma. Childs Nervous System.
MARTIN, A., et al, 2019. Avoiding skull radiographs in infants with suspected inflicted injury who also undergo head CT: "a no-brainer?" European radiology.
MCELVANEY, R. and NIXON, E., 2019. Parents' Experiences of Their Child's Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse. Family process.
MELVILLE, J.D. and LINDBERG, D.M., 2019. A Novel Scale to Communicate Perceived Likelihood of Child Sexual Abuse. Academic paediatrics.
MESMAN, J., et al, 2019. Crossing boundaries: A pilot study of maternal attitudes about child maltreatment in nine countries. Child abuse & neglect, 99, pp. 104257.
MITCHELL, P.D., et al, 2019. Challenges in comparing physical abuse, fractures and metabolic bone disease in young children in the UK and Sweden. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 104(11), pp. 1122-1123.
NEGRIFF, S., et al, 2019. The Young Adolescent Project: A longitudinal study of the effects of maltreatment on adolescent development. Development & Psychopathology, 1-20.
NOTRICA, D.M., et al, 2019. Inflicted versus unintentional injury: towards improved detection and surveillance of supervisory neglect. Journal of pediatric surgery,
NUNO, M., et al, 2019. Age-related mortality in abusive head trauma. The Journal of ORMAN, G., et al, 2019. MRI Findings in Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: A Review. Journal of Neuroimaging.
QIN, X. and MELVIN, A.J., 2019. Laboratory Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Cases of Suspected Child Sexual Abuse (miniReview). Journal of clinical microbiology.
QUIROZ, H.J., et al, 2019. Identifying Populations at Risk for Child Abuse: A Nationwide Analysis. Journal of pediatric surgery.
REILLY, E.B. and GUNNAR, M.R., 2019. Neglect, HPA axis reactivity, and development. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 78, pp. 100-108.
ROSENTHAL, B., et al, 2019. Integration of physical abuse clinical decision support at 2 general emergency departments. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(10), pp. 1020-1029.
RUSS, E., et al, 2019. Increasing child protection workforce retention through promoting a relational-reflective framework for resilience. Child abuse & neglect, 104245.
SAKAI, S., et al, 2019. Characteristics of socially high-risk pregnant women and children's outcomes. Pediatrics International.
SCHIKS, L.A.H., et al, 2019. Thresholds for the assessment of inflicted head injury by shaking trauma in infants: a systematic review. Forensic science international, 306, pp. 110060.
SILVA, A.H.D., et al, 2019. Spontaneous neonatal subdural haemorrhage: always non-accidental injury? British journal of neurosurgery, 1-4.
TAILLIEU, T.L., et al, 2019. Caregiver Vulnerabilities Associated With the Perpetration of Substantiated Child Maltreatment in Canada: Examining the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS) 2008. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
VAN IJZENDOORN, M.H., et al, 2019. Annual Research Review: Umbrella synthesis of meta-analyses on child maltreatment antecedents and interventions: differential susceptibility perspective on risk and resilience. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry & Allied Disciplines.
WAMSER-NANNEY, R. and CAMPBELL, C.L., 2019. Childhood sexual abuse characteristics, abuse stress, and PTSS: Ties to sexual behavior problems. Child abuse & neglect, 104290
WANG, A.Y. and PANNELL, M., 2019. Understanding and managing intimate partner violence in the pediatric primary care setting: a review. Current opinion in pediatrics, 31(5), pp. 683-690.
WHITE, J.D. and KAFFMAN, A., 2019. Editorial Perspective: Childhood maltreatment - the problematic unisex assumption. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry & Allied Disciplines.
WONG, G., 2019. Forensic medical evaluation of children who present with suspected sexual abuse: How do we know what we know? Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 55(12), pp. 1492-1496.
WRIGHT, J.N., et al, 2019. Subdural hemorrhage rebleeding in abused children: frequency, associations and clinical presentation. Pediatric radiology, 49(13), pp. 1762-1772.
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