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Working paper

Child protection: A review of the literature on current systems and practice


23 Jun 2017

This report aims to summarise publicly available information about current local authority activity that is presented as good practice or ‘likely to be effective’ in published reports.

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The findings of this report underpinned the development of the subsequent research, with five local authorities investigating the use of research evidence regarding ‘what works’ in local authority child protection systems, services and practice.

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