Ofsted has praised the initial work of a children's trust established two months ago to turn around the performance of a council's "inadequate" children's services.
Councils should create drop-in centres to support children whose parents misuse alcohol, says expert.
High turnover in children's services directors in the past year masks signs of increased stability.
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted's new director of social care, says the latest children's services inspection framework focuses more on frontline social work practice and uses data analysis to identify emerging problems.
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines new government guidance on providing the right support for young people who are homeless.
Campaigners back inspection report that shows funding and capacity concerns are delaying transfers of unaccompanied children.
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