Social Care In Depth
Children's charities have criticised recent government reforms for being anything but family friendly.
Neil Puffett talks to Matthew Reed, chief executive of The Children's Society.
The child sexual exploitation revelations in Rotherham highlight challenges of leadership, says John Freeman.
The government's ambitious plans to expand the Troubled Families programme means local authorities will need to think creatively about how they reach and support more families with entrenched social problems.
Good Practice Case Studies
A project in London is helping care leavers overcome their anxieties about moving into independent living by using dramatherapy to explore difficult situations and scenarios they may encounter.
Project works to safeguard children whose parents have mental health problems through group activities and one-to-one discussions.
Community Service Volunteers schemes have helped more than 1,000 children and their families since first launched 10 years ago.
A university-based charitable organisation has helped young people with special educational needs to develop websites holding information about their care and support needs that can be shared.
YMCA scheme aims to offer homeless young people living in temporary accommodation an alternative affordable housing option that will give them the stability needed to get on their feet.