Research

Youth Work in the UK (England)

By Priya Patel, policy, research and public affairs assistant, The Children’s Society |

27 August 2019

Focuses on the development of UK youth work.

Children's Health and Development: Approaches to Early Identification and Intervention

By Priya Patel, policy, research and public affairs assistant, The Children’s Society |

27 August 2019

This article summarises the evidence around effective approaches to prevention, and early identification and intervention to address developmental difficulties.

Children and Young People's Services: Funding and Spending 2010/11 to 2017/18

By Priya Patel, policy, research and public affairs assistant, The Children’s Society |

27 August 2019

An overview of the latest trends in funding and spending on children and young people's services.

Intensive Interventions Suitable for Children on the Edge of Care: Report and Recommendations for Social Finance

By Priya Patel, policy, research and public affairs assistant, The Children’s Society |

27 August 2019

This report identifies the interventions that are effective for children on the edge of care.

Researchers examine how often children in disadvantaged areas were exposed to tobacco retailing compared with those in more advantaged areas.

This report presents findings and resources from a three-year review exploring contextual safeguarding responses to children's experiences of "peer-on-peer" abuse.

Drawing on evidence from research and practice, this paper breaks down the understanding of risk in adolescence into a set of principles designed to encourage an "adolescent-centred" approach to supporting young people.

This paper explores the practice of moving children out of their neighbourhoods to protect them from risks such as sexual exploitation, serious youth violence and exploitation by county lines gangs, and examines the extent to which this achieves safeguarding of children.

The authors explore parents' beliefs about underage drinking to find out whether there was a link between their beliefs and their children's alcohol consumption.

This report by the Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, investigates what it means to be a child gang member in England. In it, she states that gang exploitation is currently not adequately understood, identified, prioritised or responded to.