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Virtual reality lets adults see neglect and abuse through a child's eyes

14 November 2017
New virtual reality films will be used to recruit and hone empathy in adopters and foster carers.

Britain’s socially excluded ‘10 times more likely to die early’

14 November 2017
Lead author of analysis of inequality says findings are toxic and ‘an affront to our values’.

Universal credit: Children's Commissioner calls for pause

14 November 2017
The rollout of universal credit to families with children should be paused, the Children's Commissioner for England has told MPs.

School exclusion 'the ultimate rejection' for adopted kids

14 November 2017
"Being permanently excluded was the ultimate rejection for him," says Faye, mother of 15-year-old Joe.

150 children a day being denied mental health treatment

09 November 2017
The NSPCC says "too many children" are struggling to access support despite Theresa May's pledge that mental health is a priority.

Child poverty in Britain set to soar to new record, says thinktank

02 November 2017
IFS forecast that 37% of children will be in relative poverty by 2022 would see all progress made in the last 20 years undone.

The story that helps children speak out about abuse

02 November 2017
Share Some Secrets is a picture, rhyming, audio and paperback book (age 5-8) addressing the difference between good and troublesome secrets.   

Social workers should have ‘broad understanding’ of immigration system, says new guidance

02 November 2017
Guidance from the government comes as it promises investment in training for foster carers and new resources for social workers.
News Posts 1-8 of 970 is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.