Social workers in schools

The What Works Centre for Child Sexual Abuse has published a report evaluating three pilot projects which embedded social workers in schools in England. The pilots in Lambeth, Southampton and Stockport...

Children in care: life expectancy

Researchers at University College London (UCL) Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care have published findings from research looking at a link between a childhood in care and early death. A study of data...

Care leavers and higher education

What Works for Children’s Social Care has published a report looking at care leavers and higher education. Research carried out by the CASCADE centre at Cardiff University shows a gap between the expectations...

Experiences of fatherhood among men who were sexually abused in childhood.

Background Fatherhood is a complex psychological process, which is shaped at a profound level by reflections on past childhood memories and parenting experienced in childhood. Fathers who were sexually abused...

Howard League calls for end to remanding unsentenced children in custody

The Howard League for Penal Reform says most children in the youth custody estate are being held in prolonged solitary confinement because of severe restrictions imposed in response to the pandemic and has...

National data standard for youth work launches

The first national data standard for youth work in the UK has been launched in a bid to gather data on the sector in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now Share this:Click to...

Child poverty

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England have published a report on the impact, since 6 April 2017, of families having a third or subsequent child no longer being entitled to additional support through child tax credit and...