LIFE COACHING PROGRAMME

Great news - the Family Rights Group in collaboration with Become are offering Life Coaching for care experienced parents and parents to be. An offer of independent advice and support. Please help spread the word. https://twitter.com/FamilyRightsGp/status/1288473933830922240?s=20 More information and how to get in touch: Life Coaching Programme

Article 39 launches judicial review against Gavin Williamson over social care exemptions – what happened in court?

A judicial review launched by children’s rights charity Article 39 against the Education Secretary over emergency exemptions to children’s social care has been heard by a High Court judge. Source: Article 39 launches judicial review against Gavin Williamson over social care exemptions - what happened in court?

CHILD WELFARE INEQUALITIES PROJECT (2015-2019) NUFFIELD FOUNDATION

Source: Child Welfare Inequalities Project and Nuffield Foundation This project, led by Professor Paul Bywaters and undertaken with the Universities of Coventry, Cardiff, Nottingham, Queens Belfast, Stirling and Edinburgh, was designed to examine how social and economic inequalities are reflected in high end children’s social care interventions. It has provided foundation evidence about the scale of inequalities … Continue reading CHILD WELFARE INEQUALITIES PROJECT (2015-2019) NUFFIELD FOUNDATION

MOPAC (Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime) sponsored County Lines Training | Via @LeoPowell_

https://twitter.com/LeoPowell_/status/1279110034610413568?s=20 A snapshot of what will be covered: What County Lines isCuckooingWhy County Lines has come to such prominenceThe profitThe phone (the way it is used etc)The home (conditions of drug houses etc)County Lines terminologyStatistics (number of lines in operation across the UK etc)Modern SlaveryExploitation (CCE and CSE)Different types of groomingDemographic of those targetedGangs and the link to County LinesHow to spot the signsWhat parents can doHow parents … Continue reading MOPAC (Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime) sponsored County Lines Training | Via @LeoPowell_

REMOVAL OF SAFEGUARDS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE – JUDICIAL REVIEW GIVEN GO AHEAD

#SCRAPSI445, CHILD PROTECTION, CHILDREN IN CARE, CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN CARE, STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 445 Thank you Article 39 for your continued work to promote and protect every child’s rights on the basis of equality and non-discrimination. We stand with you.Sharon Martin, chair of the National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP) Articles 39 children’s rights charity has been granted permission for a … Continue reading REMOVAL OF SAFEGUARDS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE – JUDICIAL REVIEW GIVEN GO AHEAD

Great new training from Jenny Malloy, Times Bestseller author of Hackney Child

Jenny Molloy, Times Bestseller author of Hackney Child is providing two training events. More details below including links to book your place via Eventbrite. Hurry as places likely to go fast! Testimonial Jenny spent most of her childhood in care. She regularly gives talks and is called on by government bodies to advise on the … Continue reading Great new training from Jenny Malloy, Times Bestseller author of Hackney Child

The impact of Covid-19

Social work with children and families in the pandemic. A time of possibility and potential, opportunities and challenges. @SusannahBowyer@Acsocialwork on doing and thinking differently: HERE University of East Anglia have also undertaken research, with similar findings. You can read at source: HERE This research briefing from @ESRC & @UKRI_News funded study of how social workers … Continue reading The impact of Covid-19

Huge spike in number of children needing foster care during pandemic, Barnardo’s warns

A surge in demand for foster care places combined with a drop in potential carers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is creating a “state of emergency” in the care system, Barnardo’s has warned. The coronavirus pandemic has hit vulnerable families the hardest, with many reaching crisis point. This has created a state of emergency, … Continue reading Huge spike in number of children needing foster care during pandemic, Barnardo’s warns

NIROMP: Nominations for National IRO Advisory Group

Call for an IRO Advisory Group - get your nominations in! We are looking to set up a national IRO Advisory Group, to provide an important link between IROs and NIROMP (the National IRO Managers Partnership), in order to strengthen the IRO identity and ensure that the voices of IROs inform the development of policy … Continue reading NIROMP: Nominations for National IRO Advisory Group