Call out for applications to the Life Chances Fund January 2017

The Life Chances Fund (LCF) will be open for Expressions of Interest to develop Social Impact Bonds in the themes of early years and young people from 4 January 2017.

Study highlights the effects of early life deprivation in young adulthood

The study suggests that early life deprivation can have a lasting psychological and neurodevelopmental impact even after years of nurturance in supportive adoptive families.

Call for evidence and stakeholder events

The Department of Health and Department for Education have established an Expert Working Group – supported by the Social Care Institute for Excellence - to develop models of care and care pathways to support the mental health and wellbeing of looked after children and care leavers.

You are invited to submit evidence and/or register for a stakeholder event.

Call for evidence

NIS Seminars, 'Evidence Into Real World Practice in Children's Services: Creativity and Innovation in Challenging Times'

We would like to say a big thank you to the speakers and to everyone who contributed to the recent NIS seminars!
 
A special thanks also goes out to the families, fosters cares and young people who contributed to the NIS film and the seminar workshops.
 
The following plenary presentations are now available in the MST Library:
 
Leeds Seminar - 4th November

National Implementation Service Seminars – Evidence into real world practice in Children’s Services, Creativity and Innovation in challenging times

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the forthcoming NIS Seminars:
 
'Evidence Into Real World Practice in Children's Services: Creativity and Innovation in Challenging Times'.
 
Leeds on 4th November & Birmingham on 9th November 2016.
 

New web resource for evidence based intervention programmes for vulnerable children and their families

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A new web resource was launched on Monday 21 January to support the evidence based interventions programme for looked after children, children on the edge of care or custody and their families - a programme funded by the Department for Education (DfE) to support local authorities to implement evidence based interventions to support vulnerable local children and their families.