Social Care In Depth
With a series of investigations set to look into how agencies handled child abuse allegations in Rotherham, CYP Now assesses what impact the case will have for children's services nationally and asks what lessons can be learned.
The role of race in recent scandals highlights problems with how practitioners handle such concerns.
New figures show services for deaf children continue to be cut across the country. Emily Rogers looks at how some projects are successfully supporting this group of young people despite the challengesWhy services must do better for deaf children
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.
Parenting project increases the confidence and capability of struggling parents.
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.