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Get in on the Act: Children and Social Work Act 2017

Find out more about the Children and Social Work Act 2017, which aims to improve support for looked after children, promote safeguarding, and make provisions about the regulation of social workers.

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10 questions to ask if you're scrutinising services for looked-after children

This guide, revised in 2012 aims to provide clear and succinct the key issues to cover in a scrutiny review of corporate parenting.

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100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school

As schools are given more freedom, it becomes more, not less, important that they are effectively held to account.

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A Better Start: supporting child development in the early years

This guide sets out concisely the reasons that the early years are so essential to future outcomes and wellbeing.

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A whole systems approach to tackling childhood tooth decay

This report contains a whole range of examples of the steps that need to be taken to achieve success. Many of the areas included are places where there have traditionally been high rates of tooth decay, but where significant improvements are now being made.

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Best start in life: promoting good emotional wellbeing and mental health for children and young people

Children and young people's mental health services and social care can help to pick up the pieces when things go wrong. But it is councils and their partners who can play a lead role in trying to ensure problems don't develop in the first place.

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Breaking the cycle of youth violence

Councils are, in many ways, just at the beginning of this journey to curb violent crime with growing evidence that the key is a ‘public health approach’ – treating it as a disease that can be cured. By working together with our local partners we can make a difference.

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Bright Futures – getting the best for children, young people and families

Our 7-point plan for coordinated action across the public, community and voluntary sectors, to help offer the brightest future for children and families.

Bright Futures: getting the best for 30 years

Bright Futures: getting the best for 30 years

Our new plan builds on Bright Futures’ successes and focusses our efforts for the coming year.

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Bright Futures: one year on

This update highlights what the campaign has achieved over the past year but also, importantly, looks at where there is still more work to do.

Re-thinking local

Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

Re-thinking local: full publication

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