Avoiding Family Separation in Child Welfare Practice

Commissioned by Alia, the following analysis of current research assesses the outcomes forchildren and connections to their families, avoiding family separation in child welfare practice: Continuing this edition’s theme of Family Work, this study looks at the unseen costs of foster care. Link to Full Study Link to Research Brief

Pioneering Essex County Council Therapeutic Fostering Scheme

“Life-changing” year for first placements on pioneering Essex County Council Therapeutic Fostering Scheme Families across Essex are celebrating the anniversary of their first placements under Essex County Council’s Therapeutic Fostering scheme, which launched in 2016. Therapeutic foster carers work as part of a team of professionals to support children who have previously suffered from trauma or neglect, by providing long-term placements within their own homes. Alison, … Read more