Child safeguarding

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Children, Mental Health

‘Over-optimistic’ professionals missed chances to intervene in family where toddler overdosed

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Rochdale

Children, Workforce

Social worker struck off following Rochdale sexual exploitation case audit

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Children

Social work turnover 'broke' understanding of boy's case, review finds

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Children

A judge’s view on how family courts treat social workers

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Adults, Children

High numbers of social care complaints upheld by ombudsman

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Children

Court says care cases must be completed in 18 weeks, research finds

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Dictionary definition of poverty

Children

Ten words most likely to progress a children’s social care referral

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Children

Social work diary: ‘Even a routine visit can generate a lot of work’

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Children

Court awards £45,000 damages after council ‘abused’ section 20 arrangement

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Workforce, Children

Council set to lose control of ‘inadequate’-rated children’s services

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The Royal Courts of Justice

Children, Workforce

Judge criticises police for flawed evidence gathering from children in abuse case

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Children

‘Abusive teenagers don’t stop because you ask – they stop when someone stops them’

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Workforce, Children

Are independent children’s trusts really the answer to struggling services?

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Children

Parent threatened to kill social worker in ‘difficult and sad’ care proceedings case

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Children

‘We are essentially powerless to protect children who go missing from care’

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Annie Hudson

Children, Workforce

‘This isn’t about tinkering with the problems in a piecemeal way’

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