Children’s attachment

Attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care NICE have produced helpful guidelines covering the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local... Continue Reading →

Guest blogs & spreading awareness

Want to spread awareness or new research? Learn how to make submissions to our generic readership. How to Submit Writing for the National IRO Manager Partnership is unpaid, but we can get your writing on the issues you care about in front of our broad readership. The key criteria is that articles fit with the core principles of ethical,... Continue Reading →

‘Without a life story, a child is adrift, disconnected and vulnerable’ – Dr Bruce Perry on the value and power of the Life Story approach

By Dr Bruce Perry, adapted from the Foreword to the new book, Life Story Therapy with Traumatized Children, by Richard Rose. EXTRACT A fundamental and permeating strength of humankind is the capacity to form and maintain relationships – the capacity to belong. It is in the context of our clan, community and culture that we are... Continue Reading →

Preparing for court

Source: Community Care Inform Author: Michael Jones, Barrister, 15 Winckley Square This helpful guide explains the dos and don’ts of balance-sheet evidence and how to comply with the Re B-S judgement.   This publication has also been added to our site's library section.

Protecting children from harm

A critical assessment of child sexual abuse in the family network in England and priorities for action This first report of the Children's Commissioner's inquiry into child sex abuse within the family and its network, gives a critical analysis of the scale and nature of this form of child sex abuse. It provides statistics about the extent... Continue Reading →

Spending Review

http:// We are covering the Spending Review live from 9am. Find out what it means for #local gov — LGAcomms (@LGAcomms) November 25, 2015 // Government Association (LGA) (2015) A summary 'The LGA believes the Spending Review should: Enable wider integration of social care and health services to deliver savings and improve outcomes ... Continue Reading →

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