Child Protection Improvement Programme: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment

Assessment of how the Child Protection Improvement Programme affects the rights and wellbeing of children and young people.


1 Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education

2 Brock J. The Brock Report: Safeguarding Scotland's vulnerable children from child abuse (2014, Edinburgh, Children in Scotland)

3 Care Inspectorate Inspecting and improving care and social work in Scotland: Findings from the Care Inspectorate 2011-2014 (2015, Dundee, The Care Inspectorate)

4 Daniel B. et al Review of Child Neglect in Scotland (2012, Edinburgh, The Scottish Government)

5 Bellis MA. et al 'Measuring mortality and the burden of adult disease associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences in England: a national survey' Journal of Public Health (2014) doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu065; Bellis MA. et al 'National household survey of adverse childhood experiences and their relationship with resilience to health harming behaviours in England' BMC Medicine (2014) 12:72; Bellis MA. et al 'Adverse childhood experiences: retrospective study to determine their impact on adult health behaviours and health outcomes in a UK population' Journal of Public Health (2014) 36:81. The foregoing papers present findings from the first UK study into the impact of ACEs on the life course. It was conducted using internationally validated ACE tools and the findings build upon those previously reported in the USA.


Email: Francois Roos,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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