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 Office for National Statistics has released its analysis of the characteristics and circumstances associated with loneliness following the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017.
A new report by The Children’s Society includes recommendations on tackling adolescent neglect for professionals who work with families.
A National Institute for Health Research highlight shows how service commissioners and managers use research evidence, and what research can do to improve their work.
Research in Practice celebrates World Health Day 2018 by supporting the World Health Organization’s campaign for Universal Health Coverage.
Research in Practice and the University of Bedfordshire are conducting an independent evaluation of the Centre of Expertise for Child Sexual Abuse.
Andrew Webb, Chair of the Research in Practice Partnership Board, will retire during March 2018. RiP welcomes a new Chair and is looking for new Board members.
The Department for Education has updated its Knowledge and Skills Statement following a consultation.
To celebrate World Social Work Day 2018 RiP has made its RPU open access to view to support community and environmental sustainability.
The Office of the Children’s Commissioner and the British Association of Social Workers are gathering feedback to lobby for social workers to spend more time undertaking direct work with children.
The Department for Education is calling for evidence for what works in improving the educational outcomes of children in need.