Serious Case Reviews
This site includes resources and reports from Triennial and Biennial Analyses of Serious Case Review reports (1998-2019) to support professional learning.
Learning for the future: Final analysis of serious case reviews 2017-2019 analyses 235 serious case reviews (SCRs) relating to incidents between April 2017 and September 2019. This is the ninth and final periodic analysis, covering the period before SCRs were replaced by Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews (LCSPRs). A separate report: Serious case reviews 1998-2019: Continuities, changes and challenges has been published alongside the 2017-2019 report.
The briefings to support learning for professionals and organisations (2022)
Triennial Analysis 2017-2019: The full reports and video resources (2022)
Related open access resources
- Re-envisaging professional curiosity and challenge: Messages for child protection practice from reviews of serious cases in England.
- Improving professional practice in the investigation and management of intrafamilial child sexual abuse: Qualitative analysis of serious child protection reviews.
- Wiley Online Library
- Tackling the ‘normalisation of neglect’: Messages from child protection reviews in England - Taylor - Child Abuse Review.
(Updated: December 2022)