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References & useful resources

Articles and resources referred to in the toolkit

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Ascione, F.R. (1993). Children who are cruel to animals: A review of research and implications for developmental psychopathology. Anthrozoös, 6(4), 226-247.


Broom, D.M. (2006). The evolution of morality. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 100, 20-28.


Evaluation Support Scotland (2020) Evaluation Pathway.


Hawkins, R., Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, & Williams, J. (2019). The development and pilot evaluation of a ‘serious game’ to promote positive child-animal interactions. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 8(2).


Hoffmann, T., Glasziou, P., Boutron, I., Milne, R., Perera, R., Moher, D., Altman, D., Barbour, V., Macdonald, H., Johnston, M., Lamb, S., Dixon-Woods, M., McCulloch, P., Wyatt, J., Chan, A. & Michie, S. (2014). Better reporting of interventions: template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide. BMJ 348: g1687.

Better reporting of interventions: template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide | The EQUATOR Network (


Hogg, M. & Vaughan, G. (2005). Social Psychology (4th edition). London: Prentice-Hall.


Information Commissioner’s Office (2018). Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation - GOV.UK (


Jazaieri, H., Jinpa, G.T., McGonigal, K., Rosenberg, E.L., Finkelstein, J., Simon-Thomas, E., Cullen, M., Doty, J.R., Gross, J.J., & Goldin, P.R. (2013). Enhancing compassion: A randomized controlled trial of a compassion cultivation training program. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(4), 1113-1126.


Mellor D.J. & Beausoleil N.J. (2015) Extending the ‘Five Domains’ model for animal welfare assessment to incorporate positive welfare states. Animal Welfare 24, 241–253.


Krathwohl, D.R. (2002). A revision of Bloom's Taxonomy: An overview. Theory Into Practice, 41(4), 212-218.


Muldoon, J.C. & Williams, J.M. (2021). Establishing consensus on the best ways to educate children about animal welfare and prevent harm: an online Delphi study. Animal Welfare 30(2).


Muldoon, J.C. & Williams, J.M. (2021). The challenges and future development of animal welfare education in the UK. Animal Welfare 30(2).


Public Health England (2018) Evaluation in health and wellbeing: guidance summaries.


Wolpert M., Sharpe H., Humphrey N., Patalay P. & Deighton, J. (2016) EBPU Logic Model. London: CAMHS Press.