Research in Practice to deliver Tackling Child Exploitation Support Programme

A consortium, led by Research in Practice, together with The Children’s Society and University of Bedfordshire, has been appointed to develop and deliver a new programme to tackle child exploitation. The Tackling Child Exploitation (TCE) Support Programme is a significant investment by the Department for Education and aims to support local areas to develop an effective strategic response to child exploitation and … Continue reading Research in Practice to deliver Tackling Child Exploitation Support Programme

MIRRA one day symposium – book now

This one day symposium should be of interest to all IROs. Recommended by NIROMP: MIRRA: MEMORY – IDENTITY – RIGHTS IN RECORDS – ACCESS Date: Thursday 18th July, 9.15am-5.15pm, Location: UCL Bloomsbury Campus, London Cost: free This one-day symposium will explore information rights and responsibilities in child social care records. It is an opportunity to share and debate the … Continue reading MIRRA one day symposium – book now

FREE online course #FLChildrenMovingAlone

Unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children and young people retain their universal rights and have the right to protection. This new, free, six week online course is available to anyone with a responsibility for responding to the care and protection needs of unaccompanied and separated children and young people. The course is informed by … Continue reading FREE online course #FLChildrenMovingAlone

Our Lives Beyond Care | Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn

This latest Bright Spots survey, Our Lives Beyond Care, by Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn, focuses on the thoughts, feelings and experiences of care leavers. It has been developed using the same rigorous methodology as the Your Life, Your Care surveys for younger children, drawing on research and focus groups with care-experienced young people. The … Continue reading Our Lives Beyond Care | Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn

Creating a platform for the voice and influence of children with experience of both the Care and Youth Justice System | Andi Brierley | @Andibrierley

Guest blog by Andi Brierley, Child Looked After and Care Leaver Specialist within the Leeds Youth Justice Service and Child Friendly Leeds City. Author of: ‘Your Honour Can I Tell You My Story’ My name is Andi Brierley and I am currently a Child Looked After and Care Leaver Specialist within the Leeds Youth Justice … Continue reading Creating a platform for the voice and influence of children with experience of both the Care and Youth Justice System | Andi Brierley | @Andibrierley

Family Justice Council Conference and Bridget Lindley Memorial Lecture

Source: Courts and Tribunals Judiciary | Family Justice Council Originally published: 20th March 2019. The Family Justice Council conference and Bridget Lindley Memorial Lecture took place on 12 March 2019.  Attendance was by invitation only and the audience comprised a range of stakeholders working in, or with an interest in, the family justice system. Hosted … Continue reading Family Justice Council Conference and Bridget Lindley Memorial Lecture

NIROMP Chair contributes to World Social Work Day e-book #ECLCM #careexperienced #IROs #wswd19

Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships: World Social Work Day 2019 (Relationship based practice)  In celebration of the World Social Work Day 2019, the Principal Children and Families Social Worker Network has published an e-book with a collection of stories and experiences from practitioners and leaders about human connection and relationships and relationship-based practice. The e-book, … Continue reading NIROMP Chair contributes to World Social Work Day e-book #ECLCM #careexperienced #IROs #wswd19

Language That Cares | PCF @TACTCare #spreadtheword

Language That Cares   A glossary of words and terms that aims to change the language of the care system has been published.  Language That Cares is a collaborative effort led by adoption and fostering charity TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) and the charity’s children and care experienced young people, with contributions from 15 … Continue reading Language That Cares | PCF @TACTCare #spreadtheword

FREE to access report on the relationship between poverty, child abuse and neglect via Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Authors: Paul Bywaters, Lisa Bunting, Gavin Davidson, Jennifer Hanratty, Will Mason, Claire McCartan, Nicole Steils First published: 3rd Mar 2016   Source: Joseph Rowntree Foundation This report identifies and discusses evidence about the relationship between poverty and child abuse and neglect. Download to read at source: The relationship between poverty, child abuse and neglect: an evidence … Continue reading FREE to access report on the relationship between poverty, child abuse and neglect via Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Latest research released by Dartington Design Lab – Are services meeting the needs of children? #Dartington3Circles

Source: Dartington Service Design Lab Published: February 2019 Matching Children’s Needs and Services: A Case of Three Circles Are services meeting the needs of children? Dartington's new report: Matching Children’s Needs and Services: A Case of Three Circles draws on a decade of data from 38,000 children and families to answer two fundamental questions: How much … Continue reading Latest research released by Dartington Design Lab – Are services meeting the needs of children? #Dartington3Circles