Consultations

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Green paper on children and young people’s mental health

A green paper has been published setting out the Government’s ambition to ensure those children and young people who need help for their mental help...
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Views sought on restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people

The Government is consulting on draft guidance it has produced on reducing the need for consent and restrictive intervention for children and young pe...
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Social work with parents could boost life chances of children

The Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, Alan Milburn, has said that social workers can play a bigger role in improving the social mobility of chi...
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Survey on the effectiveness of written agreements

Community Care is asking for views on the written agreements that are a common part of social work practice. It comes after Ofsted inspection...
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Government launches national fostering stocktake

The government has launched a national fostering stocktake to review the status, role and function of foster carers in relation to other professions, ...
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Consultation on experience and outcomes in residential special schools

The Department for Education is seeking evidence to inform a review into the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential spec...
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NICE consultation on violence and aggression quality standard

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is asking for views on their draft quality standard on ‘Violence and aggression’. The...
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Views sought on Children and Social Work Bill

The Children and Social Work Bill is currently passing through Parliament and views are being sought from those with relevant expertise, experience or...
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Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect: consultation

A consultation from the Home Office and the Department for Education is looking for views on the possible introduction of mandatory reporting of child...