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NSPCC Learning, February 2021. Safeguarding training package.
NSPCC Learning has released a new safeguarding training package for voluntary groups. The package provides one individual with access to four NSPCC Learning online courses. The package can help: gain or increase confidence in recognising and responding to signs of abuse and neglect; keep children and young people safe online; safely recruit the right staff and volunteers; safely manage online communities.
NSPCC, March 2021 Statistics on child abuse.
NSPCC Learning has published updated statistical briefings on looked after children, harmful sexual behaviour and sexual abuse using the latest available data for the four UK nations.
Scottish Government, March 2021. Child protection improvement programme update #18.
The National Child Protection Leadership Group The National Child Protection Leadership Group last met on 11 December 2020. The Group received updates on the National Child Protection Guidance consultation, the Learning Review guidance, the public protection induction for Chief Officers, and Joint Investigative Interviews (JII) and Barnahus.
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. Mar 2021. Latest news from the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, including Hearings schedules and reports.
Department for Education. Serious incident notification data: data covering notifications from local authorities about serious incidents involving children, including incidents of serious harm and death. Jan 2021.
Parent Infant Foundation. Working for babies: lockdown lessons from local systems. Jan 2021.
Home Office. Policy paper: child tackling sexual abuse strategy. Jan 2021.
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse. Sibling sexual abuse: a knowledge and practice overview. Jan 2021.
NSPCC. Teenagers: learning from case reviews. Feb 2021.
What Works for Children’s Social Care. Impact of Signs of Safety on outcomes for children. Feb 2021.
House of Commons Library. Briefing pack: debate on petitions relating to grooming gangs. Jan 2021.
InternetMatters. Refuge and risk: life online for vulnerable young people. Feb 2021.
Scottish Football Association. The report of the Independent Review of Sexual Abuse in Scottish Football. Feb 2021.
Children’s Commissioner. Still not safe: the public health response to youth violence. Feb 2021.
Independent Inquiry Child Sexual Abuse. Victims and survivors forum consultation on protected characteristics: summary report. Feb 2021.
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse. Improving responses to the sexual abuse of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic children. Mar 2021.
Scottish Government. Engaging in risky online behavior: prevalence and associated risk factors – initial findings. Mar 2021.
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. The Historic System to Protect and Prevent the Abuse of Children in Care in Scotland, 1948-1995: Executive Summary. Mar 2021.
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. Child Abuse and Scottish Children sent Overseas though Child Migration Schemes: Report. Mar 2021.
ABDOLI, S., et al, 2021. Investigation of prevalence and complications of female genital circumcision: A systematic and meta-analytic review study. Current Pediatric Review.
AUSTIN, A.E., et al, 2021. Prenatal Substance Exposure and Child Maltreatment: A Systematic Review. Child Maltreatment.
BENAVENTE, B., et al, 2021. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Europe: A Systematic Review. Trauma Violence & Abuse.
CARTOCCI, G., et al, 2021. Shaken Baby Syndrome: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features in Abusive Head Trauma. Brain Sciences, 11(2).
DONNEZAN, D., et al, 2021. Injuries from alleged accidental minor head trauma in a prospective cohort of children aged 0-3 years in an emergency department. Legal Medicine, 49, pp. 101846.
GONZALEZ, D., et al, 2021. Child Abuse and Neglect (Nursing). StatPearls Publishing.
GUYON-HARRIS, K.L., et al, 2021. Maternal Psychological Well-Being and Infant Emergency Department Utilization. Academic Paediatrics.
HERBERT, J., et al, 2021. Possible Factors Supporting Cross-Agency Collaboration in Child Abuse Cases: A Scoping Review. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 30(2), pp. 167-191.
HUNTER, A.A. and FLORES, G., 2021. Social determinants of health and child maltreatment: a systematic review. Pediatric Research, 89(2), pp. 269-274.
HURST, I.A., et al, 2021. Confidential Screening for Sex Trafficking Among Minors in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatrics, 147(3).
JAVAID, A.A., et al, 2021. Influence of agents and mechanisms of injury on anatomical burn locations in children <5 years old with a scald. Archives of Disease in Childhood.
KAPLAN, D.M., et al, 2021. A Comprehensive Pediatric Acute Sexual Assault Protocol: From Emergency Department to Outpatient Follow-up. Pediatric Emergency Care, 37(2), pp. 62-69.
KARAKACHIAN, A., et al, 2021. Caring for victims of child maltreatment: Pediatric nurses' moral distress and burnout. Nursing Ethics.
KEMP, A.M., et al, 2021. Can TEN4 distinguish bruises from abuse, inherited bleeding disorders or accidents? Archives of Disease in Childhood.
LEE, S.J., et al, 2021. Parental Social Isolation and Child Maltreatment Risk during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Family Violence, 1-12.
MAHINDROO, S., et al, 2021. Audit of paediatrician recognition of children's vulnerability to harm at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 57(1), pp. 80-86.
MANFIELD, J., et al, 2021. Understanding the Five-Year Outcomes of Abusive Head Trauma in Children: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Developmental neurorehabilitation, 1-7.
MARINE, M.B. and FORBES-AMRHEIN, M.M., 2021. Fractures of child abuse. Pediatric Radiology.
MICHAELS, N.L. and LETSON, M.M., 2021. Child maltreatment fatalities among children and adolescents 5-17 years old. Child Abuse & Neglect, 117, pp. 105032.
MITCHELL, I.C., et al, 2021. Identifying Maltreatment in Infants and Young Children Presenting With Fractures: Does Age Matter? Academic Emergency Medicine, 28(1), pp. 5-18.
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RUPPERT, R. and JEREMY MAO, K., 2021. The girl who cried wolf: A literature review and case report of pediatric factitious disorder. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry.
SARKAR, R., et al, 2021. Systematic Review of the Patterns of Orofacial Injuries in Physically Abused Children and Adolescents. Trauma Violence & Abuse, 22(1), pp. 136-146.
SHARMA, S., et al, 2021. COVID-19: Differences in sentinel injury and child abuse reporting during a pandemic. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104990.
TAILLIEU, T.L., et al, 2021. Screening for intimate partner violence in the early postpartum period: Maternal and child health and social outcomes from birth to 5-years post-delivery. Child Abuse & Neglect, 111, pp. 104865.
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WEBB, C.J.R., et al, 2021. Income inequality and child welfare interventions in England and Wales. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 75(3), pp. 251-257.
WEEKS, A., 2021. Important Factors for Evidence-Based Implementation in Child Welfare Settings: A Systematic Review. Journal of Evidence-based Social Work, 18(2), pp. 129-154.
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