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New strategy launched setting out how the government will work with and support civil society in the years to come.

The government has launched its long-awaited Civil Society Strategy setting out how it intends to work with individuals and organisations acting with the primary purpose of creating social value.

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Home Office makes £22m available to help prevent and tackle serious violence.

The Home Office has doubled the amount of money available to Police and Crime Commissioners in an attempt to encourage young people away from violent crime.

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Changes to the way in which Youth offending teams (YOTs) are assessed announced

At the end of August YOT grading will fall into line with the grading system used by schools and children's services with inspection reports graded "outstanding", "good", "requires improvement" or "inadequate"

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New research confirms most cases of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy occur in families well known to support services

A new study by the University of Warwick has investigated 30 Serious Case Reviews linked to Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) to develop a detailed understanding of the circumstances surrounding the deaths.

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The What Works Centre for Social Care launches new initiative to improve the quality of children's services in England

What Works Centre for Social Care initiative is teaming up with 21 pioneer councils to test new approaches and identify some "fast wins" to improve the quality of children's services in England.

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Government confirms its intention to introduce a new mental health workforce in schools

The DHSC has announced plans to introduce thousands of new mental health workers who will work in or near schools and colleges.

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Matt Hancock, the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has spoken about his priorities for the health and social care system

Speaking to the Health and Social Care Committee Hancock outlined his plans on a wide range of issues affecting health and social care.

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Social Care Institute for Excellence publishes new guide on therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect

The SCIE has published a new quick guide on therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect for practitioners and managers supporting children, young people and families

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Sexually abused boys often go unrecognised by specialist support professionals

Barnardo’s have released research which indicates that professionals may have difficulty in identifying and engaging boys and young men in terms of their history of abuse and trauma, often failing to recognise them as victims.

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ADCS challenges the effectiveness of School Attendance Orders and appeals for methods to ensure children return to school

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has issued a response to the DfE’s call for evidence on elective home education.

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