In Depth

Social worker accreditation plans spark two-tier workforce concerns

The government has set out its plans for how a proposed national assessment and accreditation system for children's social workers intended to boost the quality of practice in the profession will be implemented.

Childhood trauma and offending

Improving awareness of childhood trauma can help practitioners rehabilitate young offenders, says Nacro

Tackling plight of young carers

Children's Commissioner for England report finds councils are struggling to meet the needs of young carers.

How child refugees from Calais received help to start a new life

When the UK committed to home refugee children amid the closure of the Calais migrant camp, organisations like Catch22 were asked to help handle reception arrangements. Chris Wright explains the work it did in Devon.

Legal Update: Children's rights online

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram's Children's Legal Centre, argues that children and young people need better digital education to safeguard their rights in the online world.