Parental Advocacy Online Workshops

** WALES ONLY** Parent Advocacy Online Workshop (Wales) We are inviting social work practitioners and managers, parental advocates, parents, advocacy managers, family support workers and academics in Wales to participate in an online workshop on parental advocacy and its effectiveness in supporting parents whose children are open to social care. The event is part of… Read More

Understanding the implementation of children’s social care policy in Wales: a study of the new Child Sexual Exploitation guidance.

In this blog Richard Devine gives a summary of an article by Juan Usubillaga, Clive Diaz & Donald Forrester. How are policies implemented in children’s services? Developing an initial programme theory to evaluate the implementation of the new Child Sexual Exploitation guidance in Wales A wealth of policy, guidance and law in social work guides… Read More

‘Just another person in the room’: young people’s views on their participation in Child in Care Reviews

This article discusses a key meeting for children in care – the Child in Care Review – and examines the extent to which children and young people are able to participate and exert a level of control over their lives. Read More