ADCS Responds to HCLG Committee report on children’s services …

Source: ADCS Response to HCLG Committee report on children’s services... Originally published: 1st May 2019 Rachel Dickinson, ADCS President: “The Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, like countless others, has concluded that current funding for children’s services is insufficient ...  Read full piece at source: Response to HCLG Committee report on children’s services... Download... Continue Reading →

Ofsted point-in-time survey

Source: Ofsted Date: 29 April 2019 Ofsted has this week issued its annual point-in-time online surveys for the following social care providers: residential special schools further education colleges with residential provision children’s homes (includes secure children’s homes) fostering agencies (includes independent fostering agencies and local authority fostering agencies) adoption agencies (includes voluntary adoption agencies and... 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

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 →

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 →

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 →

Building a workforce that works for all children | ADCS

ADCS has published a new position paper 'Building a workforce that works for all children'. To achieve a country that works for all children, we must have a strong and fully resourced workforce: The government continues to invest in new routes into social work and to progress a programme of social work reform. While efforts... Continue Reading →

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