Serious Case Reviews

Second report of the national panel of independent experts  Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013, the Government’s guide to inter- agency working published in March 2013, announced that a national panel of independent experts would be established ‘to support Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) in ensuring that appropriate action is taken to learn from serious... Continue Reading →

Emotional health in childhood

Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’ — Children in NI (@ChildreninNI) November 11, 2015 // Layard and his colleagues at the Wellbeing research programme at the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance  concluded that a child’s emotional health is  more important to their satisfaction levels as an adult than other... Continue Reading →

Children and Justice

'Your Right to be Heard' is a punchy, helpful youtube. It emphasises the importance of children and young people's rights and entitlements - not least their right to have a say and be heard. Worth sharing please.

ALC and NYAS publish report on children’s privacy

Originally posted on Family Law on 4th November 2014. Dr Julia Brophy (with Kate Perry and Eleanor Harrison) has published the next stage in her research on children involved in the family courts, and their confidentiality. EXTRACT  ‘A review of anonymised judgments on Bailii: Children, privacy and "jigsaw identification"’published by the Association of Lawyers for Children (ALC)... Continue Reading →

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