Supervision of Designated Safeguarding Leads in primary schools
This trial aims to establish whether providing a social worker to supervise Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in secondary schools affects the quality of referrals to social services . The evaluation comprises a randomised control trial, along with an implementation and process evaluation and analysis of costs.
Stokes, L., Manzoni, C., Runge, J., Xu, L. and Dorsett, R. (2019) Safeguarding the safeguards – A case for more support in schools, NIESR blog
Stokes, L., Dorsett, R., Manzoni, C., Runge, J. and Xu, L. (2021) Supervision of Designated Safeguarding Leads in Primary Schools in Bolton What Works for Children’s Social Care report
What Works for Children’s Social Care