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Children's mental health is big news at the moment on three key fronts.

In less than three months' time the government will publish its Spending Review, setting out department budgets for the four years from 2016/17 to 2019/20, with the impact on children's services likely to be profound.

Agencies are picking up sharp increases in child sexual abuse while many looked-after children urgently need more support to recover from the trauma of abuse that led to them entering care, according to an expert panel of professionals.

The national spotlight remains fixed on child sexual abuse as never before. Children & Young People Now joined forces with Cambian Group to host a comprehensive and candid debate involving a range of senior professionals on the ongoing efforts...

CYP Now's Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation conference brought together some of the leading experts in the field to share best practice in preventing and protecting children and young people from sexual abuse.

The Children & Young People Now Awards represent the gold standard in services for children, young people and families across the UK. They recognise the most innovative and effective work in transforming young lives and building a better society....

Rotherham's director of children's services has condemned an "astonishing" lack of engagement by schools to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the borough while urging a greater focus and respect for youth work.

CYP Now launches new website

| October 06, 2014

Children & Young People Now has relaunched its website with enhanced features, improved navigation and a crisp new look.

Early intervention leaders' debate

| September 30, 2014

Children's services leaders from councils across England discussed the current challenges of resourcing effective early help services at a debate hosted by CYP Now in partnership with Capita One.

A key policy drive to intervene early and boost social mobility comes into force on 1 September - free childcare places for 15 hours a week will expand from 20 per cent to the 40 per cent most disadvantaged two-year-olds.