Children & Young People Now brings together the latest policy and practice to improve young lives and to support families. It provides vital information on child protection, safeguarding and social work; childcare provision; children’s health; education; youth services; youth justice; and multi-agency working. It is essential reading for managers and senior practitioners involved in delivering services for children, young people and families across the public, voluntary and private sectors.
CYP Now is published every fortnight and contains:
• Essential roundup of news from across the sector • In-depth analysis of policy developments and their implications for practice • Investigations and surveys • Evidence-based case studies of good practice • Updates on working with children and the law • Examination of Ofsted inspection reports • Features based on visits to settings across the country • Special thematic reports • Interviews with decision makers, innovators and campaigners • Expert advice on working with children and on managing teams • Special supplements, including the flagship annual ‘Children in Care’ supplement
n the latest edition of CYP Now: Focus on SEMH; social work on TV; gangs and young people. The December edition of Children & Young People Now is out now offering readers all the latest need-to-know information about key developments in services for disadvantaged children, young people and families. Must reads include: • How educators are developing new ways to meet children’s social, emotional and mental health needs • What the children’s social work sector is doing to change the negative portrayal of the profession in TV dramas • Former children’s commissioner Anne Longfield sets out her plans for Sure Start hubs for teenagers to reduce exploitation threat • Proposals for mandatory reporting for practitioners of child sex abuse gets mixed reaction from sector • Government sets out details on new UK Youth Parliament tender which experts say could extend its reach Useful practice articles include: • Authors identify the features of promising social care responses to extra-familial risks and harms • Advice for educators on how the inspection outcomes framework is being applied in special schools • Expert sets out five key must-knows for children’s services leaders when developing new services • How one project has developed training for obesity prevention work in early years settings • Best practice advice on using supervision orders