Mental health checks for looked-after children to begin in June 2019

Children will start receiving mental health assessments when they enter the care system from June 2019 as part of a delayed pilot project, it has emerged.

The deadline for local authorities to apply to pilot mental health checks for looked-after children is 19 October. 

Up to 10 pilot areas were set to start testing mental health assessments for looked-after children by May last year, but these were delayed as a result of the snap general election, and are still yet to launch.

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

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