Abuse and neglect

Children, Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Lack of reflective supervision hindered action in baby death case

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Children

Restructure led to ‘early closure’ of case where girl was abused, review finds

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Act of kindness

Children, Workforce

The kindness of social workers and carers helped me to overcome childhood trauma

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Children, Mental Health

Serious case review flags ‘toxic trio’ of risks to baby who suffered injuries

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Children, Workforce

Therapeutic approach delivered by social workers reduces trauma, study finds

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child drawing of domestic violence

Children, Mental Health

Mental health support for abused children too difficult to access, survey finds

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child drawing of domestic violence

Children

Social workers should get specialist training after 19 children killed during contact visits

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Children

Children in secure settings are first and foremost children in care

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Children, Workforce

Council that failed to risk assess convicted sex offender heavily criticised by judge

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Children

Estimating child abuse numbers can overload social workers and put more pressure on families

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Children

Social work ‘sidelined’ in police-led child sexual abuse inquiries

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Children

Childhood sexual abuse survivors share testimonies to help inform practice

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Children

Is ‘thought abuse’ about to become the fifth category of child abuse?

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Children

Rise in number of serious incidents involving children reported to Ofsted

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Children

Fewer children’s social care referrals passing ‘child in need’ threshold, figures show

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Children

Haringey criticised over failures in case of young person who took her own life

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