We Can’t afford child protection
Perhaps surprisingly, there is no evidence to show that, at the population level, child protection activity of the investigative sort carried out in high income… Read More »Does child protection reduce harm to children
Internationally in many English speaking countries there are growing numbers of child protection investigations and more parents are being accused of abuse than ever before. At the same time investigations are less likely to find ‘abuse’.
This review of the 91 English children’s services departments with specific policies on bruising in pre-mobile children found a major disjuncture between research evidence and… Read More »How policies misinterpret research and exaggerate risk