In the May edition of CYP Now: Youth work; Troubled Families; domestic abuse

Amid the debate over how to tackle rising levels of youth violence, the government has unveiled plans for a youth charter and review of youth workers' qualifications to help them meet young people's needs.

In the new edition of CYP Now, youth work experts outline how the proposed reforms must boost access to universal youth services and reverse the recent decline in the workforce.

The main analysis summarises findings on the impact of the Troubled Families programme, and, with its future uncertain, children's services leaders explain what they want to replace it.

The 12-page special report on tackling domestic abuse includes:

Also in the May edition:

  • Children's services - Rachel Dickinson, new ADCS president, sets out her priorities for the year
  • Social care - Leethen Bartholomew, head of the National FGM Centre, on how female genital mutilation is being tackled
  • Early years - New training standards should help practitioners deliver better outcomes for children
  • Social care - How asylum delays are having a negative impact on vulnerable unaccompanied children
  • Education - A growing attainment gap for children in care highlights the need to boost support
  • Health - The solutions available to ensure children get the support they need when experiencing bereavement

You can see the full contents of the current edition here

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