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Four in ten children’s services unable to meet legal duties due to funding pressures, finds survey

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‘Inadequate’ children’s services to be taken over by neigbouring council

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Children, Mental Health

Children’s mental health support suffers from fragmentation, says CQC

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Children, Mental Health

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

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Stable workforce helping looked-after children services improve at ‘inadequate’ council, say inspectors

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Personal advisers may need to monitor vulnerable care leavers who decline new support right

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Trust not doing enough to tackle social work weaknesses, finds Ofsted

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Court reports: three key tips for writing clearly

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Children

Landmark ruling finds councils are liable for abuse in foster care

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Children

Together or apart: the sibling placement dilemma facing social workers

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Adults, Children

Honest, inspiring and challenging – Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me

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Children

How social workers can manage unregulated contact between children in care and parents

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Children

In social work assessments, professional opinion can often be recorded as fact

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Children

Principal social worker role praised at ‘inadequate’ children’s services 

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Children

Alexis Jay: ‘If I see poor practice I will nail that’

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Children

Foster carer makes tribunal claim over employment status

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