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 Government is asking for views on a green paper setting out measures to improve mental health support for children and young people.
Research in Practice is seeking children’s social workers, local authority solicitors and children’s guardians with experience of cross-border casework to participate in a telephone focus group.
New publications on online abuse, deprivation of liberty and social work practice in the family court
Research in Practice has released new publications on Online abuse – recognition and response; Deprivation of liberty in relation to children and young people; and Social work practice in the family court.
Research in Practice celebrates its work across 2017 with a carol inspired by the Twelve Days of Christmas.
Research in Practice is sad to share the news of the death of Liz Brown, co-author of the popular publication - Analysis and Critical Thinking in Assessment.
Many children are prevented from registering British citizenship, despite living nearly all their lives in the UK. A new online training resource has been developed by the University of Bristol Law School in collaboration with the Project for Registration of Children as British Citizens. It is intended to provide clarity for young people, parents and professionals about what British citizenship is and the registration process.
Research in Practice (RiP) is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Link Officer Awards.
Research in Practice has launched an updated Evidence Scope on Working Effectively to Address Child Sexual Exploitation, commissioned as part of the Greater Manchester CSE project and funded by the Department for Education Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme.
The NSPCC is providing research funding to smaller organisations who are looking to demonstrate the impact of what works to help children get back on track after abuse. They are calling for one-page expressions of interest from organisations with an annual budget up to £10m who wish to formally assess the impact of their work in this area.
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.