Running away puts children at risk, and services sometimes fall short.
Practical guidance for dealing with a problem that can hurt.
What was learnt from children’s helplines
Sir Paul Ennals The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has announced today that Sir Paul Ennals will be moving on from his role as Chief Executive in the autumn of 2011. Paying tribute to Sir Paul, NCB Chair, Dame Gillian Pugh, said, “NCB has been enormously fortunate to have been led by Paul Ennals for the … Read more
Training has evolved – but not all for the better?
In the 80s, there were huge shifts in child awareness. There was the incredibly forward-facing Childline* which gave children and young people anonymity whilst they talked out their experiences of being abused or rejected by those who should have loved and protected them. There were the significant names of small children who were in the … Read more
A mixture of news items, events, comments and whimsies, including men in childcare, confidentiality, Andrew Rowe, Barack Obama, bullying, Court fees, demonising young people, involving young people, push-chairs, reading to children, NCB, libraries, unannounced inspections and absconding