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16 Dec 2021 - Local Government
A national review and local inspection will take place following the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has been announced by the Government.
Council goes on improvement plan after High Court lambasts ‘utter failures’ in false abuse allegations case
23 Apr 2021 - Community Care
Herefordshire children’s services will undergo external review and an independently monitored improvement plan following case where social workers ‘ignored’ senior judge and experienced psychiatrist
02 Dec 2020 - Ofsted
Guidance on how Ofsted will carry out assurance visits to independent fostering agencies from 1 September 2020 as part of our phased return to inspection.
13 Feb 2020 - What Works for Children's Social Care
Assessing whether home visit interventions for new and pregnant mothers are a cost-effective tool to prevent child maltreatment
How direct work and motivational interviewing let this children’s social work service keep more children living with their families
04 Jul 2019 - Community Care
You know the headlines. Demand for children's social services is soaring. In the past decade, the number of section 47 enquiries has more than doubled. The number of looked-after children is at its highest level since 1989.
05 Mar 2019 - Community Care
Surrey director Dave Hill speaks positively about his plans to turn round children's services in the county in the wake of two consecutive inadequate ratings
05 Feb 2019 - NSPCC
Early help, also known as early intervention, is support given as soon as a problem emerges, at any stage in a child or young person's life (Department for Education (DfE), 2018).
05 Feb 2019 - Children & Young People No
Children's services leaders discussed how local authorities can provide effective early intervention against a backdrop of rising social need and continued financial constraint at a debate hosted by CYP Now in partnership with Capita One. By...
28 Jan 2019 - NSPCC
The Northern Ireland Executive, through the Department of Health, is responsible for child protection in Northern Ireland. They set out policy, legislation and statutory guidance on how the child protection system should work.