Publications & Resources

A full list of research, practice guidance and reports by the CSA Centre

July 2018

Key messages from research

Di McNeish and Sara Scott (DMSS Research)

Key messages from research on children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour (first edition)

Our ‘Key messages from research’ papers aim to provide succinct, relevant information for frontline practitioners and commissioners. They bring together the most up-to-date research into an accessible overview, supporting confident provision of the best possible responses to child sexual abuse. This paper focuses on children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour and was updated in 2023 (see second edition).

June 2018

Key messages from research

Di McNeish and Sara Scott (DMSS Research)

Key messages from research on intra-familial child sexual abuse (first edition)

Our ‘Key messages from research’ papers aim to provide succinct, relevant information for frontline practitioners and commissioners. They bring together the most up-to-date research into an accessible overview, supporting confident provision of the best possible responses to child sexual abuse. This paper was updated in 2023.

June 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Professionals in school settings

This briefing paper is for all professionals working in schools. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation with implications for practice and the allocation of school budgets. It should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals.

June 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Multi-agency working

This briefing paper is for child sexual exploitation coordinators/lead professionals from any agency, and for those planning multi-agency approaches. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation with implications for multiagency working and should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals.

January 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Met University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Strategic Commissioning of Police Services

This briefing paper brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation and highlights implications for the strategic commissioning of police services. It should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals on tackling child sexual exploitation.

January 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Police

This briefing paper is for police officers. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation and highlights implications for practice. It should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals on tackling child sexual exploitation.

January 2017

Key messages from research

Maddy Coy, Nicola Sharp-Jeffs and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Social workers

This briefing paper is for social workers. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation with implications for practice and should be read in conjunction with guidance on responding to child sexual exploitation for professionals. Revised 19/05/2017

January 2017

Key messages from research

Maddy Coy, Nicola Sharp-Jeffs and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Strategic Commissioning of Children’s Services

This briefing paper is for commissioners of children’s social care and related children’s services. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation (CSE) with implications for practice and should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals. Revised 24/02/2017 and 19/05/2017.

January 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Commissioning health care services

This briefing paper is for commissioners of health services. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation and should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals on tackling child sexual exploitation.

January 2017

Key messages from research

Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Maddy Coy and Liz Kelly (London Metropolitan University)

Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: Staff working in health settings

This briefing paper is for staff working in health settings. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation and should be read in conjunction with guidance for professionals on tackling child sexual exploitation.