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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
‘Feeling heard’: partner agencies working together to make a difference for children with mental ill health
10 Dec 2020 - fsted, HM Inspectorate of Probation, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, and Care Quality Commission
A summary of findings from our joint targeted area inspections (JTAIs) of how multi-agency partnerships identify and respond to children with mental ill health.
19 Nov 2020 - University of Bristol
This policy report includes recommendations for staff in schools and social workers in child protection services, as well as broader messages for staff in other agencies that work closely with statutory services to safeguard children.
27 Oct 2020 - Communities & Local Government, Department for Education
New guidance for councils has been published to help ensure care leavers have the stable homes they need, and prevent them from becoming homeless.
27 Oct 2020 -
Good practice advice to support local authorities to meet the accommodation needs of care leavers.
20 Oct 2020 - Child Abuse & Neglect
Background Many looked after young people in Wales are cared for by foster or kinship carers, usually as a consequence of maltreatment or developmentally traumatising experiences within a family context. Confidence in Care is a pragmatic unblinded...
19 Oct 2020 - The Express
POLICE have arrested 15 men as part of an operation into historic child sex abuse in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham.
19 Aug 2019 - Irish Examiner
A United Nations watchdog is concerned that travel and certification documents issued by Irish authorities to couples who want to adopt children abroad “lack specificity and can be easily falsified.”
04 Jul 2018 - Department for Education
Statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
15 Jul 2017 - DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH AFFAIRS 2017
This edition of Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children replaces previous editions and should be the only one in use. It is intended for use by the general public, mandated persons and other professionals whose...