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Government hopes cash boost will transform children's mental health

The government is to pump over £1bn into overhauling children's mental health services by 2020, but experts say this alone will not be enough to tackle deep-rooted problems with access to therapy and the commissioning system.

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Councils turn to foreign workers

As recruitment of overseas social workers rises, what must be considered when employing foreign nationals?

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CSE action plan: the key elements

After recent child sexual abuse revelations, the government has developed a national response strategy.

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Legal Update: Ending age-disputed detention

Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre's Migrant Children's Project, examines the findings of a recent inquiry on immigration detention.

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Recruitment in children's services: trends and challenges

Funding cuts coupled with increased demand for services are intensifying the recruitment challenges for children's services employers. Joe Lepper explores the trends across the children's workforce.

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