The impacts of abuse and neglect on children; and comparison of different placement options: Evidence Review (open access)

Evidence Scopes
Published: Mar 2017
Author: Dr Julie Wilkinson and Dr Susannah Bowyer

Commissioned by the Department for Education and developed by Research in Practice, this open access paper reviews research on the impacts of abuse and neglect and the strengths and weaknesses of care placement options. It is intended to support local authority and judicial decision-makers to develop a shared understanding of research and make decisions that lead to stable and positive placements for children and young people.

Aimed at: All those involved in family court work, care planning and placement decisions.

Number of pages: 113

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