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4 NEWS ROUNDUP
All the news that matters from the past month 8 ANALYSIS
Social care Jury out on proposed mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse 8 Youth work UK Youth Parliament tender bids to expand reach of programme 10 Social care Factors behind the sharp growth in deprivation of liberty orders 12 Early years Challenges for councils and early years providers in meeting free entitlement rules 13 Social care Key features of promising social care responses to extra-familial risks and harms 14 Education Childcare training programme to help identify SEND needs sooner 15
Anne Longfield, chair of the Commission on Young Lives, on plans for a systemic approach to support vulnerable young people at risk of exploitation
Your Shout Katharine Sacks-Jones, chief executive of charity Become, on the John Lewis Christmas advert Editorial Derren Hayes on the tools the sector needs to tackle the cost-of-living crisis Opinion Planning for U-turns can turn them into a positive; Child refugees need more protection from ministers
Social work on TV Children’s social workers are often portrayed in a negative light when they feature in TV dramas, but the profession is taking steps to change that
27 SPECIAL REPORT Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs Policy A focus on social, emotional and mental health needs recognises behavioural links to mental health, with early intervention aiming to improve children’s ability to learn and enhance life chances Research Positive links between student participation, recognition and wellbeing at school Practice How a specialist school supports pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs; pathfinder reduces exclusions and supports families; alternative provision schools focus on inclusive education; a trauma-informed approach COMING UP... Digital Safeguarding (January), Therapeutic Care (February), Evaluating Impact (March)
Commissioning The implications for commissioners of research on standards in children’s homes 39 Inspections How the education inspection framework is being applied in special schools 40 Leadership Developing new services 42 Funding The Clothworkers’ Foundation 43 Legal Update Guide to supervision orders; Coram Adoption marks 50th year 44
Case Study Training for obesity prevention work in early years settings 46 Participation Harrow Carers supports young carers to run an all-girls camp 48 How I Got Here Specialist speech and language therapist Rebecca de Vyea 49
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