In Depth

Special Report: Children's Mental Health

As concerns persist over children and young people's mental health and the ability of services to cope with rising demand, there are plenty of pockets of innovation and effective practice across the system.

Developing cultural competence in children's services organisations

Paper from former director of children's services highlights lack of progress in developing leadership skills of black, Asian and minority ethnic professionals, and provides tools to help create culturally competent organisations.

Experts look to public health model to tackle surge in youth knife crime

A public health approach to tackling violent crime has been credited with cutting the murder rate in Scotland. Experts say the same model should be used in London following a rise in knife crime involving young people.

Creating more 30-hour places

Figures suggest access to free childcare is getting more difficult, with early years leaders calling for changes.

Sharing the evidence on CSA: Cassandra Harrison, the Centre of Expertise on CSA

Derren Hayes speaks to Cassandra Harrison, director, the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse.

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