This episode of Radio 4's Woman's Hour series looks at how the Yorkshire Ripper's crimes affected the 25 children he left motherless. Almost 30 years ago, a young woman went missing in the early hours of the morning. When they found her body, only yards away from the house where her four young children had been sleeping, the police were yet to realise they had a serial killer in their midst. Wilma McCann was the first victim of Peter Sutcliffe who became known as the Yorkshire Ripper.
looked after children
Scoping review which attempts to map the literature on the adoption of children from public care, identify the extent of research based knowledge, discover the gaps in the evidence and make recommendations for future research.
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In this training programme for the social care workforce you’ll find detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you will be able to download and refer to again and again. This site also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you’ll be able to take away and use in the training of others. The course is designed for use by staff within Scottish social work departments.
Social workers and a service user offer advice on a case involving a boy who is now in a secure unit after behaving violently at his residential children's home.
In this resource the opportunity is given to explore how children communicate through their behaviour and learn some techniques for managing challenging behaviour. Also explored is the importance of reflecting and learning from interventions.
Webpage containing the documents relating to the UK bill for reform of the statutory framework for the care system.
Presents the findings of the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee which aimed to investigate the performance of the care system in England, consider whether the Governments proposals for reform were soundly based, and to find out whether the Care Matters programme would be effective in helping looked after children.
This is the report of an inspection carried out under the Children act 2004. The purpose of the inspection was to evaluate the contribution made by local services towards ensuring children and young people are properly safeguarded and to determine the quality of service provision for looked after children and care leavers.
The overall effectiveness of safeguarding services in Staffordshire was grade 3 (adequate). The effectiveness of services for looked after children and young people is adequate overall but with some good and outstanding features.
The aim of this learning object is to introduce learners to a structured approach to the assessment and promotion of resilience in vulnerable children.
This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. In this podcast, Kevin Pilkington, talks about parents whose children are looked after away from home.