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We've got to be bolder when it comes to children's mental health

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Thursday 15 September 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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Assessing the Government's response to the Education Committee's inquiry.

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How can we know if a child in care is happy?

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Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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What's happening with the Children and Social Work Bill?

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Tuesday 05 July 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law
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The Bill is in the middle of its passage through the House of Lords. Here’s a quick update on its progress.

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Parents are concerned and we need to listen

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Thursday 28 April 2016 / Early intervention
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Our recent poll shows that nearly three out of five parents have worried about their child being ready to start school.

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The impact of the Immigration Bill on care leavers

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Friday 18 March 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We are deeply worried about what this Bill could mean for some young people leaving care.

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