In Depth


Can BASW do social work proud?

BASW is to take on The College of Social Work's role in upholding social work's status and standards.


School nursing profession demands support on children's mental health

As young people begin the new school year, the current national focus on mental health sees pupil wellbeing high on the agenda - so what role should school nurses play to address problems early and improve mental health?


Children & Young People Now Awards 2015: The shortlist

We are delighted to confirm the shortlist for the Children & Young People Now Awards 2015


Good practices identified by Ofsted's tough single inspection framework

As Ofsted figures reveal that only 14 of 59 children's social care services assessed under the single inspection framework were rated as "good", CYP Now looks at three local authorities that have impressed inspectors.


Spending Review will force children's services to rethink how they deliver

In less than three months' time the government will publish its Spending Review, setting out department budgets for the four years from 2016/17 to 2019/20, with the impact on children's services likely to be profound.