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Drawing on evidence from research and practice, this paper breaks down the understanding of risk in adolescence into a set of principles designed to encourage an "adolescent-centred" approach to supporting young people.

This report presents findings and resources from a three-year review exploring contextual safeguarding responses to children's experiences of "peer-on-peer" abuse.

This paper explores the practice of moving children out of their neighbourhoods to protect them from risks such as sexual exploitation, serious youth violence and exploitation by county lines gangs, and examines the extent to which this achieves...

This report by the Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, investigates what it means to be a child gang member in England. In it, she states that gang exploitation is currently not adequately understood, identified, prioritised...

The authors explore parents' beliefs about underage drinking to find out whether there was a link between their beliefs and their children's alcohol consumption.

It is crucial for schools to be able to identify early all children with social, emotional, behavioural and/or mental health needs, so adapted support can be provided before children reach crisis point.

DfE commissioned this study to further understanding of the extent that current content of schools' published policies and other information demonstrates relevant approaches and activities.

Hub4Leaders partnered with The Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools at Leeds Beckett University to conduct a national survey into mental health provision for pupils in the UK.

This study aimed to capture the different ways young people who accessed the UK's National Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) identified themselves with regard to gender and how their gender identity was expressed.

Commissioning in Children's Services: What works?

By Deanne Mitchell, information specialist, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

| May 28, 2019

This report looks specifically at how outsourcing local authority children's services can be used to improve outcomes for one group of vulnerable children and young people in England and Wales: looked-after children and young people, particularly...