• Home
  • Good Practice

Good Practice

Match Foster Care

By Emily Rogers |

14 March 2017

Aims to improve fostered children's placement stability and bring their outcomes into line with non-looked-after peers.

Mockingbird Family Model

By Emily Rogers |

14 March 2017

Involves a "hub home carer" offering peer support, respite and social activities to a "constellation" of six to 10 foster families.

Keep Fostering - National Implementation Service

By Jo Stephenson |

14 March 2017

Keep is a training programme that has been delivered to more than 2,000 foster carers, kinship carers and special guardians in England since 2009.

Head, Heart, Hands - Aberlour Fostering

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

14 March 2017

Head, Heart, Hands was a UK-wide, three-year programme that aimed to improve foster care by enabling seven fostering organisations to explore a social pedagogy approach.

Behind the Inspection Ratings: Adoption

By Jo Stephenson |

28 February 2017

As the number of children being placed for adoption continues to fall, the government's latest strategy emphasises the need for matches to be made without delay and stresses the importance of quality support.

Ask the Experts: Families benefit from genograms

By Colin Green, Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman and June O’Sullivan |

28 February 2017

Our expert panel offers advice on genograms in social work, drop-in centre anger, farming inspiration and talking to parents.

How pupils cope better with risk

By Emily Rogers |

28 February 2017

Programme improves 12- to 13-year-olds' health and wellbeing by helping them recognise risky situations and make positive decisions.

How emotional learning helps to stop bullying

By Emily Rogers |

28 February 2017

Anti-bullying initiative reduces bullying in schools by helping children to explore their emotions through discussion and activities.

Children and young people across Leeds are taking part in a range of youth participation initiatives so they can have more of a say in planning and decision making.

Plymouth City Council

By Emily Rogers |

14 February 2017

Ofsted has applauded Plymouth for its multi-agency work with families to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

 

tender