Child Protection and social distancing: Improving the capacity of social workers to keep children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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Grant number: ES/V003798/1

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Key facts

  • Disease

    COVID-19
  • start year

    2020
  • Known Financial Commitments (USD)

    $361,976.04
  • Funder

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Principle Investigator

    Pending
  • Research Location

    United Kingdom, Europe
  • Lead Research Institution

    University of Birmingham
  • Research Category

    Policies for public health, disease control & community resilience

  • Research Subcategory

    Approaches to public health interventions

  • Special Interest Tags

    Gender

  • Study Subject

    Unspecified

  • Clinical Trial Details

    N/A

  • Broad Policy Alignment

    Pending

  • Age Group

    Adolescent (13 years to 17 years)Adults (18 and older)Children (1 year to 12 years)

  • Vulnerable Population

    Unspecified

  • Occupations of Interest

    Social Workers

Abstract

This research will explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child protection, social workers and service users, with specific reference to the novel use of digital technologies in a period of institutionalised social distancing.