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Technology in Children's Services: Policy context

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020
At its best, technology speeds up laborious inputting of information, enabling children’s services practitioners to spend more time with their clients, helps commissioners to identify trends so they can prioritise resources, and enable leaders to make informed choices on how services are structured.

Special Report: Children's Mental Health

The Future in Mind national strategy and £1.4bn in funding is seeing a reorganisation of children's mental health services that is aiming to transform the outcomes of children and young people.

The duty to report FGM

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Professionals working with children now have a duty to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM). Louise Hunt investigates progress so far.

How to make an FGM report

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Children's professionals have a legal duty to report known cases of FGM, so what are the key steps to take?

Breaking the cycle of sexual offending

Children who display harmful sexual behaviour have often been abused themselves. Joe Lepper looks at the pioneering work taking place and assesses how a new national framework will help improve support.

Children with disabilities more susceptible to CSE

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) revelations uncover many uncomfortable truths about the daily experiences of young children, yet there remains a dearth of support available for victims of this heinous form of abuse.

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