15 July 2016
Watch this short film from Research in Practice on how we use evidence to support social work practice with children, young people and families.
15 February 2016
Education secretary Nicky Morgan announced in January that that accreditation for children’s social workers will be made compulsory ‘as soon as possible’. By 2020, all frontline social workers will be required to pass assessment and accreditation as Approved Child and Family Practitioners.
The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research has launched the final report from their Nuffield Foundation funded study focusing on Vulnerable Birth Mothers and Recurrent Care Proceedings.
The Minister of State for Children and Families today announced that Nesta has been awarded the contract to 'develop and test the model' for the What Works Centre for children's social care.
A report published by Ofsted, Care Quality Commission, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, and HM Inspectorate of Probation, shares the findings from a joint targeted area inspection programme examining the multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse.
The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research are launching the final report of their Nuffield Foundation funded study focusing on Vulnerable Birth Mothers and Recurrent Care Proceedings.
New research for the Children’s Commissioner for England, by the National Children’s Bureau and Research in Practice, has found recent sources of evidence reflecting the voice of children in care and care leavers, providing new insight into young people’s experience of the care system.
Following positive feedback from delegates and to meet increasing demand from the sector, Research in Practice has set new dates for three workshops to support professionals working in residential children’s homes.
Resources to support working with men in families, understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, working to the Public Law Outline, and comparing placement options to meet children and young people’s needs.
The National Children’s Bureau would like to hear from children’s social workers across England to inform a new inquiry.
Evaluation reports from the first round of Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme projects are being published by the Department for Education.
Research in Practice has published an open access report in partnership with the National Children’s Bureau, which examines the needs of the children’s workforce in relation to working with children and young people who are displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB).