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Trauma-Informed Services: Policy Context

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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2022
CYP Now’s special report on trauma-informed services summarises the key policy drivers shaping trauma-based practice and interventions, assesses latest research on the impact that trauma-informed approaches are having, and highlights examples of innovative practice across agencies working with vulnerable children and families.

Commissioning Care: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022
CYP Now’s Special Report on Commissioning Care outlines the key measures in the Care Review, hears from experts across the sector on the impact these could have on services, summarises latest influential research and highlights examples of good commissioning practice involving councils and providers.

Digital Solutions: Policy context

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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Covid-19 pushed children’s services providers to reimagine how they work with each other and the families they’re looking to support and protect.

Therapeutic Communities: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022
The term “therapeutic” – at least in the way commissioning specifications set out – focuses on the direct work of a therapist in weekly sessions with a child. While this important technical component has its place, it is only one limited element. In order for residential care, fostering, education or supported housing to be “therapeutic” something more is needed.

How music therapy supports children in therapeutic settings

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  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Music therapy is one of the innovative interventions central to the Coram Creative Therapies and Parenting Service. It supports a range of children and young people, particularly when they might not be able to engage in talking therapies and a more creative, strengths-based approach is needed.

Foster care: policy context

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  • Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Latest Department for Education data on looked-after children shows that 71 per cent of the 80,850 children in care in 2020/21 were in foster placements, down on the 75 per cent peak in 2015.

Residential Care: Demand, supply and sufficiency

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  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Department for Education figures published in November show that 14 per cent of the 80,850 children looked after by local authorities live in residential care settings, the same proportion as the year before.

#Chances4Children: Bespoke service supports care leavers

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  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Children’s rights charity NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service), has teamed up with Wirral Council to launch their SidebySide programme, which provides support and mentoring to young care leavers to bridge the gap between care and independence.

Digital Innovation in Social Care: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The use of digital technology in children’s social care services has been growing in recent years, both as a way to replace often cumbersome paper-based functions and to improve communication between professionals and with children and families.

Contextual Safeguarding: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Contextual Safeguarding is an approach developed in 2011 as a result of work carried out by DrCarlene Firmin, principal research fellow at the University of Bedfordshire (see expert view, below). Her three-year review of responses to peer-on-peer abuse, found that 90 per cent of cases involved contextual factors which child protection systems and practices struggled to deal with.

Residential care research evidence

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
After 48 years of involvement in residential child care, this year has seen me taking some time to reflect on where residential child care is now and where it might be going. One aspect of reflection has been regarding knowledge and knowledge production.

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