Interesting research

Children’s Neighbourhood Scotland – Early insights into the COVID-19 response (reports monthly) https://childrensneighbourhoods.scot/resources/

https://childrensneighbourhoods.scot/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CNS-PS-NSEE-COVID19-EarlyInsights-240420.pdf
https://childrensneighbourhoods.scot/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CNS-PS-NSEE-COVID19-EarlyInsights-300420.pdf

The impact of COVID-19 on families, children and young people in Glasgow
https://www.gcph.co.uk/latest/news/960_children_s_neighbourhoods_scotland_publish_new_reports

The Poverty and Inequality Commission Local action to tackle food insecurity during the coronavirus crisis
https://povertyinequality.scot/publication/local-action-to-tackle-food-insecurity-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/

Vulnerable Children’s report Scottish Government https://www.gov.scot/publications/supporting-vulnerable-children-young-people-data-intelligence-report/


The Child Poverty Action Group ‘Mind the Gaps’,
https://cpag.org.uk/sites/default/files/files/policypost/CPAG-mind-the-gaps-briefing-16-April.pdf

Poverty, Inequality and COVID-19 A brief summary from the Improvement Service of some issues and potential impact of COVID-19 on those living in socio-economic disadvantage.
https://www.improvementservice.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0013/16402/Poverty-inequality-and-COVID19-briefing.pdf

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory `Contact during lockdown: How are children and their families keeping in touch?’ https://www.nuffieldfjo.org.uk/news/virtual-contact-unexpected-opportunities


Out of harm’s way? A research paper from the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence reports on a number of evidence reviews on the impacts of quarantine and isolation in previous epidemics.
https://www.careknowledge.com/media/47044/200408-out-of-harms-way-craig-gurney-final.pdf

International Responses for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic
Better Care Network has created a section on their website which highlights international examples of commentary, information and resources for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://bettercarenetwork.org/library/particular-threats-to-childrens-care-and-protection/covid-19/child-protection-for-covid-19

COVID-19: Children’s Participation in shaping responses. This rapid evidence report contains findings from a survey conducted (in April 2020) with 95 professionals, contacted through children’s participation and rights networks in 20 countries.
https://www.eurochild.org/fileadmin/public/04_News/Eurochild/Child_Participation_in_COVID-19_Respone_Rapid_Paper.pdf

British Psychological Society, Back to School: Using Psychological Perspectives to Support Re-Engagement and Recovery https://www.careknowledge.com/media/47330/back-to-school.pdf

The Education Endowment Foundation, Using Digital Technology to Improve Learning &
Working with Parents to Support Children’s Learning

https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Publications/digitalTech/EEF_Digital_Technology_Guidance_Report.pdf
https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Publications/ParentalEngagement/EEF_Parental_Engagement_Guidance_Report.pdf

The National Youth Agency, Hidden in Plain Sight - Gangs and Exploitation - A youth work
response to COVID-19

https://nya.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NYA-Hidden-in-Plain-Sight-1.pdf

The Children’s Society, Supporting Young People and Parents: the Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents, Parenting and Neglect
https://www.careknowledge.com/media/47368/adolescence_parental-neglect_during_covid-briefing.pdf

British Psychological Society, Supporting care-experienced children and young people during the Covid-19 crisis and its aftermath
https://www.careknowledge.com/media/47341/supporting-care-experienced-children-and-young-people-during-the-covid-19-crisis-and-its-aftermath.pdff

NSPCC Infant Family Team, Glasgow, Supporting the mental health of infants in care during the pandemic
https://www.researchinpractice.org.uk/children/news-views/2020/june/supporting-the-mental-health-of-infants-in-care-during-the-pandemic/

Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact on children, young people and families - evidence summary October 2020
The Scottish Government has published the latest evidence summary on the impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing of children and young people and families: https://www.gov.scot/publications/report-covid-19-children-young-people-families-october-2020-evidence-summary/

CELCIS coronavirus resource page
The Coronavirus resource page provides a round-up of key information, advice and guidance to help anyone supporting the care and protection of children and young people in Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic: https://www.celcis.org/covid19info/
The Care Inspectorate’s role, purpose and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/5783/CI%20Role%20Purpose%20Learning%20during%20COVID-19.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Children and young people’s mental health during the COVID-19 crisis
https://cospaceoxford.org/findings/changes-in-children-mental-health-symptoms-from-march-to-october-2020/

Coronavirus: research database
https://www.unicef-irc.org/covid-children-library

Child protection and social distancing: Improving the capacity of social workers to keep children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/social-policy/departments/social-work-social-care/research/child-protection-and-social-distancing.aspx

How Societal Responses to COVID-19 Could Contribute to Child Neglect
https://www.careknowledge.com/media/48371/1-s20-s0145213420304166-main.pdf

Evidence on children, schools, early learning and childcare settings and transmission from COVID-19 – Summary report
https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-evidence-on-children-schools-early-learning-and-childcare-settings-and-transmission-from-covid-19---summary-report/



Meeting the Challenge - response from education to the needs of pupils during COVID-19
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/spotlight/meeting-challenge-2/


Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care
The new issue of Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care is a collection of articles looking at how care experienced children, their carers, and families have been experiencing the #COVID19 pandemic.


https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/journal/scottish-journal-residential-child-care-vol-19-no3/#SJRCC

Risk and Protective Factors for Prospective Changes in Adolescent Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This study investigates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents’ mental health, and moderators of change, as well as assessing the factors perceived as causing the most distress.


https://www.careknowledge.com/media/48615/magson2020_article_riskandprotectivefactorsforpro.pdf

Interesting research - General

‘Report on the deaths of looked after children in Scotland 2012 – 2018’
https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/5499/Report%20on%20the%20deaths%20of%20looked%20after%20children%20in%20Scotland%202012-18.pdf

Department for Education (DfE) (2020) Complexity and challenge: a triennial analysis of SCRs 2014-2017 (PDF). London: Department for Education (DfE).


Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel (2020) Annual report 2018 to 2019: patterns in practice, key messages, and 2020 work programme (PDF). London: Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel.


Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel (2020) It was hard to escape: safeguarding children at risk from criminal exploitation (PDF). London: Child

The Care Inspectorate, Code of practice for the review of Initial and Significant Case Reviews of children and young people in Scotland

https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/3412/SCR_ICRCodeofPracticev1.0.pdf

Care Inspectorate, role of the link officer.

https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/Information_on_the_Care_Inspectorate_link_inspector_role_for_council_and_partnership_staff.pdf

Children’s Social Work Statistics Scotland
childrens-social-work-statistics-scotland-2018-19.pdf

Scottish Government Expert Group Preventing Sexual Offending in CYP - Prevention of and response to Harmful Sexual Behaviour by Children and Young People.
Harmful sexual behaviour by children and young people ...

Beyond referrals: levers for addressing harmful sexual behaviour in schools
https://csnetwork.org.uk/publications/beyond-referrals-levers-for-addressing-harmful-sexual-behaviour-in-schools

Human Trafficking and Exploitation Guidance for NHSGGC Health Workers
http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/keep_safe/294802/human-trafficking


The Scottish Government `Trafficking and exploitation strategy: Third annual report’ https://www.gov.scot/publications/trafficking-exploitation-strategy-third-annual-progress-report-strategy-review/


Healthcare and forensic medical services for people who have experienced rape, sexual assault or child sexual abuse: children, young people and adults.http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/standards_and_guidelines/stnds/sexual_assault_indicators.aspx

The impact on Minimum Unit Pricing on Children and Young People’s own drinking and related behaviour http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/2948/the-impact-of-mup-on-children-and-young-peoples-own-drinking-english-jan2020.pdf

Public Health Scotland, Ending Childhood adversity: A Public Health Approach http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/3107/ending-childhood-adversity-a-public-health-approach.pdf


Safeguarding Deaf and disabled children and young people
NSPCC have published guidance on Safeguarding Deaf and disabled children and young people.
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/safeguarding-child-protection/deaf-and-disabled-children

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