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This tool accompanies the Frontline Briefing: Assessing Parents' Capacity to Change. In table format it provides examples of well-validated tools to support assessment in key domains of child, parent and family functioning. Number of pages: 3 Product code: CH-FBT-008
This briefing is for frontline practitioners working across wider Children’s Services with families for whom there may be safeguarding concerns. It provides a framework to guide assessment and partnership working with these families, in particular, on one specific element of as
Analysis and critical thinking are central to good practice in children’s services, whether assessing if a child has additional needs or proceeding with a complex child protection inquiry. The literature review examines analytical, critical and reflective thinking and writi
This study builds on two previous research projects that explored the impact of the family justice reforms on frontline practice. The report draws on the views of professionals in 21 local authorities across 15 Local Family Justice Boards. It provides evidence on factors which ma
Achieving lasting permanence for children and young people requires a shared understanding of the issues for all the adults involved, with children and young people’s views and welfare at the centre of the process.
In the wake of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the DfE d
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 tool
Our Work 2016-17
The Research in Practice Our Work 2016-17 resource reviews our year in practice.
It contains an overview of key themes we have focused on from April 2016 – March 2017, as well as links to relevant learning materials including publications, workshops, webin
The core role of social workers as experts in family court practice drives the need for robust pre-proceedings work and high quality written evidence, including analysis and care planning.
This Practice Tool brings together new and updated resources designed to build analytical s
The deprivation of liberty for children and young people is a complex and sensitive area of practice with an evolving legal framework. This Strategic Briefing considers the legal basis to support local authorities in decision-making in this field of work.
Aimed at:Senior managers
Analysis and critical thinking are central to good practice in children’s services, whether assessing if a child has additional needs or proceeding with a complex child protection inquiry.
The handbook includes key research and practice messages around analysis and critical