Looked after children

edward timpson

Mental Health, Children

Hampshire to become national coordinator of secure children’s home placements

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Children

Councils risk misinterpreting section 20 law, guidance warns

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saving money

Children

Support fund extended to special guardians as government outlines adoption law changes

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Children

Government reports significant rise in child protection cases during 2014/15

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Children

Bucking the trend: How North Yorkshire curbed the need for child protection plans

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Children

How social workers can track and boost the happiness of looked-after children

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Singled out

Children

Judge slams council behaviour in case where young social worker was ‘hung out to dry’

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Children

Why should children trust their social workers? Adults have failed them before

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted praise for Gateshead social workers’ good relations with children

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Children

‘Forced adoption’ criticism shouldn’t get in the way of helping children

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Children, Workforce, Mental Health

Family drug court delivers major savings by keeping families together, finds report

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Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘She understands’

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Children

Government agrees to take in more unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

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Children

Social workers should go past general duties and be creative to promote wellbeing

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Children

Record number of care applications in December, figures show

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Homes

Children

Children’s homes ‘run in the interests of the providers’, MP warns

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