Kelly Reeve, senior legal consultant for the Child Law Advice Service, examines the recent proposals for reforming alternative provision and the impact this might have for children at risk of exclusion.
The consultation on delivering the extended free childcare entitlement raises issues for providers and councils.
At a time when government has highlighted the need to improve local domestic violence services, the support provided by Gateshead Council has been praised – with good information sharing between agencies at its heart.
Adam Offord talks to Ruth Allen, chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers.
More evidence has emerged of the difficulties young people in some parts of the country have in getting treatment for mental health problems, prompting some experts to call for the creation of specialist regional centres.
Overcoming silo thinking has been a mantra for many years in social work...
There is a lot of research into the role children’s centres play in improving...