Our recent child protection and family support research spans the safeguarding continuum including  studies of the most serious maltreatment resulting in death and serious harm to children; children on the edge of care and in care proceedings; support for families with complex problems; and children's views of child protection and other services.

The use of innovative participatory methods has enabled us to involve not only children and families in many studies but also young researchers to try to understand more about children's lives and how to make services more responsive to children and their families' needs.

Professional Identity in Child and Family Social Work

Evaluation of New Roads' Impact on the Police Service

Reunification as a Permanency Route for Children in Care

Retaining and Supporting Experienced Child and Family Social Workers in Child Protection

Complexity and Challenge: A Triennial Review of Serious Case Reviews 2014-2017

'Up Against It' Fathers Experiences of Recurrent Care Proceedings

Criminal Exploitation in Norfolk

Child Protection in Court: Outcomes for Children

Partnership by Law?