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Submission to the open consultation by HM Government: Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect (2017)
Report
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2017). Submission to the open consultation by HM Government: Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect

This submission is presented by Dr Lauren Devine, Associate Professor of Jurisprudence, and Mr Stephen Parker, Senior Law Lecturer, Centre for Applied Legal Research, University of the West of England, Bristol. We are Principal and Co-Investigator o... Read More about Submission to the open consultation by HM Government: Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect.

'Rethinking child protection strategy': Causes and consequences of children in the care system (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2017, February). 'Rethinking child protection strategy': Causes and consequences of children in the care system. Paper presented at Invited workshop

An invited workshop presentation for Family Policymakers and Analysts at the Ministry of Justice. The presentation covers the final data and theoretical findings from 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy' (ESRC grant number ES/M000990/1) together w... Read More about 'Rethinking child protection strategy': Causes and consequences of children in the care system.

Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2016, July). Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding. Paper presented at Public Debate 21 July 2016 : Is our child protection system too risk adverse?

This paper is a summary of evidence given by the expert panel at the Public engagement event held at Bristol Family Justice Centre, 21st July 2016. This event debated the motion ‘Is the child protection system too risk adverse?’ The expert panel con... Read More about Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding.

Making the case for 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy’: Findings from a large scale study (2016)
Other
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2016). Making the case for 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy’: Findings from a large scale study

This short article was commissioned by the University of Edinburgh to appear on their Revisiting Child Protection ESRC Impact Project blog. The article summarises the paper given by Dr Lauren Devine at the University of Edinburgh entitled Making the... Read More about Making the case for 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy’: Findings from a large scale study.

Report of the submission to the law commission’s thirteenth programme of law reform consultation: Children's social care
Report
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2016). Report of the submission to the law commission’s thirteenth programme of law reform consultation: Children's social care

This is a report of our response to the Law Commission's 13th Programme of Law Reform. It summarises our proposal for reform of s.17 Children Act 1989 and its relationship with s.47. Our research has identified numerous problems in practice caused... Read More about Report of the submission to the law commission’s thirteenth programme of law reform consultation: Children's social care.