The Kingfisher project brings together police, council and health services to work together to combat child sexual exploitation
Review comes just days before Doncaster’s children’s services are transferred to an independent trust
But providers call for new Ofsted inspection framework to be consulted on at the same time
Social care lawyer Elaine Maxwell reflects on whether the Children and Families Act 2014 has lived up to its initial promise
Social work diary: ‘Leaving frontline practice is hard but local authority bureaucracy deadened my soul’
A new job has given me the chance to be re-inspired by reflection, learning and colleagues who will challenge
ADCS president Alan Wood says Ofsted's proposals for integrated inspections 'show how disunited the inspectorates are'
Researchers found £56m investment in family support when a child returns from care could reduce reunification breakdowns
Buckinghamshire County Council says problems recruiting contributed to its poor Ofsted rating
The way social care staff and services are regulated in Wales is about to change. Here we set out the reforms and how they compare with changes in England
A residential care worker shares their views and experiences of being allowed to see children after they leave care
Local government secretary Eric Pickles orders government inspection of Rotherham “in the public interest”
Cambridgeshire County Council will explain how they jumped not one but two ratings in their latest Ofsted at the Children and Families conference
Entering care is an opportunity to evaluate a child’s emotional well-being and improve their mental health
The NSPCC's Louise Balzagette looks at recent research into looked-after children's mental health and its practical messages for social work
A children's social worker reflects on a tough week...
Barnardo’s director stayed in a B&B where care leavers were placed, describing it as 'squalid and isolating'
Charity's research found nearly half (45%) of sibling groups were separated in the East Midlands between April 2013 and March 2014
Wirral whistleblower Martin Morton thinks the Rotheram abuse scandal reveals need for robust whistleblowing processes in social care
Researchers examined 4601 child deaths reviewed in England between 2010 and 2011, finding 800 were from preventable causes