Working effectively with men in families – including fathers in children's social care: Frontline Briefing (2017)
27 July 2017
Working effectively with men in families – practice pointers for including fathers in children's social care: Frontline Tool (2017)
27 July 2017
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) – identifying and responding in practice with families: Frontline Briefing (2017)
27 July 2017
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Delivery Programme Published: May 2017
Ofsted have announced a series of 2017 joint targeted inspections, with a focus on the effectiveness of local area, multi-agency interventions for children between 7 and 15 years old who have experienced, or are at risk of, neglect.
This selection of resources is intended to support the sector to build evidence-informed learning and devel...
Practice Tools and Guides Published: Apr 2017
Good reflective supervision facilitates safe practice with children and families.
This package of resources provides a summary of research evidence on reflective supervision alongside learning from practice, and tools to use in one to one and group supervision sessions.
The tools have been designed to support:
Leaders' Briefings Published: Apr 2017
Devolution provides the opportunity for doing things differently and thinking creatively about how services can work together. However, implementation also brings its challenges.
This briefing explores the issues raised at the joint RiP and RiPfA Leaders' Forum in June 2016, which provided an opportunity for leaders to reflect on their ...
Frontline resources Published: Apr 2017
In recent research, the link between social deprivation and families’ involvement with child and family services has been made starkly evident. The Child Welfare Inequalities project has found that children in the most deprived...
Strategic Briefings Published: Apr 2017
This briefing presents the latest research and practice evidence on how to provide the best quality support to care leavers. It highlights innovative and cost-effective approaches to enable evidence-informed local policy making, service redesign and commissioning.
The emerging policy landscape of different transition pathways for young...
Evidence Scopes Published: Mar 2017
Commissioned by the Department for Education and developed by Research in Practice, this open access paper reviews research on the impacts of abuse and neglect and the strengths and weaknesses of care placement options. It is intended to support local authority and judicial decision-makers to develop a shared understanding of research and make deci...
Practice Tools and Guides Published: Mar 2017
The type and frequency of contact a child has with their birth family needs careful consideration and planning, and should be determined by the needs and best interests of the child, both in the long and short term.
This open access website provides resources for practitioners in ...
Frontline resources Published: Feb 2017
Enabling children and young people’s participation is a fundamental aspect of protecting them, amplifying their voices and challenging the cultures of silence in which abuse flourishes. This briefing builds on the findings and recommendations for effective service design and practice development highlighted within our
Practice Tools and Guides
Feb 2017 This is an open access resource.
This work was commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) and is the original text from which the summary document ‘Tackling child sexual exploitation: Advice for Professionals’ has been drawn.
The document outlines the new civil definition of child sexual exploitation, developed by the...
Practice Tools and Guides Published: Feb 2017
This is an open access resource.