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Guide helps staff support young people affected by bereavement

Recent guidance aims to help youth justice practitioners to improve how they support young offenders to deal with grief and bereavement.

Inspecting social work supervision

Consistent standards and expectations are key to ensuring social work supervision helps improve outcomes for children and is recognised by inspectors, Ofsted's Yvette Stanley tells Jo Stephenson.

'More trusting, less prescriptive' - Taylor's new vision for the YJB

Youth Justice Board chair Charlie Taylor says slimmed-down national standards reflect a more mature youth justice system that needs the freedom to innovate to improve the lives of the most vulnerable young offenders.

Inspections Clinic: Five tips for outstanding residential care

The manager of a residential setting for children with disabilities tells Jo Stephenson how it has built a culture of continuous improvement while achieving a decade of "outstanding" Ofsted ratings.

Summit offers solutions to youth violence

National knife crime summit offers the chance to extend the best local practice, says youth work leader.

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