The number of monthly children's care applications made by councils to family courts has dipped below the 1,000 mark for the first time in more than three years.
Evaluation of regional adoption agencies highlights mixed progress, with some starting to improve various aspects of the adoption process, while others are struggling to attract staff and develop shared IT functions.
Knowledge of adverse childhood experiences should be used to build children's resilience, say experts.
Councils must focus more on their corporate parenting role for care leavers in 2019, says DfE expert.
A recent report warns of a crisis in care commissioning. Long-term planning is the only solution, says Toni Badnall-Neill.
Experts outline five key messages for legal and social work professionals to emerge from latest research on sibling relationships in the care system.
Barely a day has gone by in September when Rotherham has not featured prominently...
How the Independent Child Trafficking Advocates (ICTAs) service was implemented...