Mental health pilot for children in care ‘needs more refinement’

Virtual mental health pilots for children in care need improvement if they are to be rolled out UK-wide, after evaluation found that just one centre involved in the trial plans to carry on offering the support...

Care experienced children and young people

The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care has published a summary of engagement with care experienced children and young people (aged 10-25) since June 2021. Areas covered in the summary include:...

Mind Matters: How tackling loneliness taught us the power of community among care leavers

Poor mental well-being is commonly associated with care experienced young people. Their lives of abrupt endings, unreliable stability, loss of connections and adverse childhood experiences can result in poor...

Category - Emotional/Mental Health

Muslim fostering

The Fostering Network has published a report on the findings of the Muslim Fostering Project which explored the experiences of Muslim children in foster care and that of Muslim foster carers in the UK. Recommendations include: Ofsted to include...