Launch of Staying Close, Staying Connected #ECLCM

1.3 million has been awarded to Break from the Children’s Social Care Innovation Fund which aims to develop more effective ways of supporting vulnerable children, specifically those leaving Children’s Homes. More information about the launch of this innovative new project to support young care leavers: Launch of Staying Close, Staying Connected  

Three ways social network research can solve the Grand Challenges

Originally posted on Innovate@BCSocialWork Drew Reynolds By Drew Reynolds, doctoral candidate at the Boston College School of Social Work The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has identified twelve critical Grand Challenges to engage the public in identifiable and achievable goals to reduce suffering and promote wellbeing. The challenges include: Ensure healthy development for all... Continue Reading →

The Impact of the Immigration Bill on Care Leavers

The Refugee Children’s Consortium and the Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers would like to invite you to attend a parliamentary briefing event discussing the impact of the Immigration Bill on Care Leavers. The event will provide Members of Parliament and Peers of the House of Lords an opportunity to hear about how... Continue Reading →

Human Trafficking and Slavery

Modern Slavery Act 2015 Since November 2015 all public authorities including the police, local authorities and the National Crime Agency, have been required to notify the government where they have reasonable grounds to believe that a person may be a victim of slavery or human trafficking. The duties of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 apply to the... Continue Reading →

New in the Library

New articles have been added to our Library. Check out the following sections and thank you so much to all the Authors for sharing their publications. Care We are grateful to Jameel Hadi Lecturer in Social Work, University of Salford for this article. Jameel is a member of The National Association of Youth Justice and The Howard League. In February... Continue Reading →

National investigation into child suicide launched

#Suicideprevention begins early: 1st report from @NCISH_UK national study of suicide in young people out in May 2016 — NCISH (@NCISH_UK) January 5, 2016  The UK’s first national investigation into suicide in children and young people is being set up by The University of Manchester to examine causes and recommend prevention strategies. "Suicide is... Continue Reading →

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