Children warn social media sites are failing to shield them from inappropriate and dangerous content

Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found. Out of the 1,696 children and young people surveyed 1,380 said social media sites needed to do more to protect them from inappropriate or … Read more…

The Care Leavers Association Work

The following article has been provided by David Graham, National Director, The Care Leavers’ Association James is 22 and has had his HE bursary withheld by his local authority. Lucy is 18 and has been told she can’t get her leaving care grant. Jim is 21 and in prison. He hasn’t had any visitors and doesn’t know where … Read more…

One Day Seminar from The International Centre and Research in Practice

International Centre Resarch In Practice

‘Developing Research for the Children’s Residential Care Sector’ Where: The Mulberry Bush School, Linden House Annexe. Click here for map link When: Friday 18th November Time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm Cost: £45.00 including lunch For: Residential practitioners, providers, researchers and academics This event is CPD accredited. The day will offer talks and workshops on setting … Read more…

“On Literature” by Dr Keith White

Thankfully for those of us who live alongside, and try to understand, support and care for children, whether as parents, teachers, counsellors, therapists, or social workers, know that there is a range of sources of knowledge and wisdom available to help us. Such resources are over and above our own intuitions, common sense and experience.  … Read more…