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Committed local democrat: Roy Perry, chair, LGA children and young people board

Derren Hayes meets Roy Perry, chair of the LGA children and young people board.

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'Rushed' social work training plans raise 'workforce shortage' fears

Government plans to introduce a national accreditation scheme for children's social workers by 2020 could see practitioners leave the profession and destabilise the workforce, warn social work education experts.

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Returning home from care: guide to successful family reunification

NSPCC guide sets out a five-stage process for successfully reuniting children with birth families after a period in care, and highlights how current poor social work practice and a lack of support are undermining outcomes.

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Supporting young fathers to succeed

London project the Young Dads Collective is helping vulnerable fathers play a more active role in their children's upbringing and become role models to look up to. Charlotte Santry investigates.

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Youth sector unites to prove worth

More joint working by providers will improve outcomes for young people, say youth sector leaders.

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