Social Care In Depth
Local authorities, family lawyers and the court system are gearing up to confront radical changes to the care proceedings system in a bid to ensure the majority of children can be found a home within six months.
Understanding how young people share sexually explicit material via their phones is vital if practitioners are to address the problem
Researchers examine to what extent pre-proceedings meetings succeed in finding alternatives to care proceedings or in speeding up the court process.
Gabriella Józwiak talks to David Holmes, chief executive of Family Action.
Good Practice Case Studies
Young parents are getting back into education by teaching other teenagers what effect bringing up a baby can have on their lifestyle
Children in care can feel that they have little influence over important decisions affecting their lives. In 2005 the London Borough of Southwark decided to address this through a programme that gave looked-after children and care leavers a say.
Young people are being helped to mend relationships with their families to prevent them becoming homeless
Educational psychology forms the basis of a programme to enable parents in Somerset to deal with their children’s problem behaviour
Project helps increase access to childcare, early learning and children’s centre services, and leads to better outcomes for children