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This discussion article describes a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in the United Kingdom developed to meet the mental health needs of children and young people particularly those vulnerable children and young people at risk of actual or potential harm through child abuse and neglect, but may not be therapy ready.
"As an autistic care leaver, the hardest part of dealing with the Covid pandemic has been the neglect and lack of support I have experienced at my accommodation," writes Kerrie Portman in the Guardian.
The purpose of this study was to describe the stability of care histories from birth to age 18 for children in England using a national administrative social care dataset, the Children Looked After return (CLA).
This continuing professional development paper provides an overview of the impact that COVID‐19 has had on specialist services delivering support to children and young people experiencing domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
The annual update on Education Outcomes for Looked After Children covering 2018-19 has been released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.
The IRC is seeking a Child Protection Case Management Specialist to support with the development of specialised capacity building resources and competency tools.
Rachel James, a 21 year-old woman from Somerset, UK, has taken on the care of a brother and sister under the age of two after hearing that emergency, short-term foster carers were needed during the pandemic, according to this article from BBC News. She is believed to be the youngest foster carer in the area.
This study reported comprises an evaluation of an Attachment-Centred Parenting (ACP) six session, evidence-based programme developed by the authors.
In this discussion paper, the authors propose a novel and pragmatic conceptual framework for the protection of vulnerable children in England and Wales during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Focusing on accounts by women who have children taken into care, this paper reports on a socio-legal case study in England, investigating the life experiences of nine mothers, whose children have been made subject to care orders under the Children Act 1989.