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Pilot sites announced for project to improve mental health and wellbeing assessments for children entering care

04 February 2019

Following a competitive application process we are delighted to announce nine areas from across England that will be working to pilot new mental health and wellbeing assessments for children entering care.

Contribute to research and policy work into the prevention of child sexual abuse

29 January 2019

Research in Practice, in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire, are conducting an evaluation of the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse.

Contact after adoption resources updated

21 January 2019

Research in Practice has updated the open access resources to support practitioners making plans for contact after adoption.

New open access briefing on the relationship between contextual, complex and transitional safeguarding

11 January 2019

Research in Practice and partners have released a new briefing note outlining what is meant by the terms complex, contextual and transitional safeguarding, and how these approaches overlap and complement one another.

New learning resources

19 December 2018

New Research in Practice learning resources support social care professionals across various roles. Key themes include mental health, coercive and controlling behaviour, digital professionalism and more.

Season's Greetings, from Research in Practice

18 December 2018

Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. With best wishes from the team at Research in Practice.

Frequently asked questions - Practice Supervisor Development Programme

26 November 2018

Research in Practice, together with consortium partners, have brought together some of the frequently asked questions about the Practice Supervisor Development Programme.

Winners of Link Officer Awards announced

13 November 2018

Research in Practice is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Link Officer Awards.

Improving mental health assessments for children entering care

24 September 2018

Organisations are invited to take part in a pilot programme that tests improved approaches to the mental health and wellbeing assessments that looked after children receive when they enter care.

Framework for next round of Joint Targeted Area Inspections

05 September 2018

Ofsted has published the framework for the next round of Joint Targeted Area Inspections.

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