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The DfE has published research into initiatives designed to promote uptake of family hub services

Following the 2019 government commitment to champion family hubs (FH) the DfE have published research into initiatives designed to promote uptake of family hub services, particularly by families most in need.

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EIF - Trauma-informed care: Understanding the use of trauma-informed approaches within children’s social care

This study considers how trauma-informed care principles have been adopted by children’s social care teams to improve the quality of their service.

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EIF - Adverse Childhood Experiences - Building a consensus on what should happen next

This is the follow up report to the EIF's Adverse childhood experiences : What we know, what we don’t know and what should happen next published in February 2020 and looks to build consensus on what should happen next

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IFS - The Health Impacts of Sure Start

Over the last two decades, Sure Start Children’s Centres (and their predecessors, Sure Start Local Programmes) have been one of the most important policy programmes in the early years in England. This research looks for evidence of the impact of these centres.

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Social Mobility Commission - state of the nation 2021

Social Mobility Commission: State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic

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Working for babies

Working for babies. Lockdown lessons from local systems. Report written by Jodie Reed with Natalie Parish of Isos Partnership.

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Children's Commissioner - Family Hubs, A Discussion Paper

Family Hubs - A discussion Paper: Co-ordinated local support and intervention for children in need and their families

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EIF: Why does early intervention matter?

The EIF have released a video exploring how early intervention can play a part in offering disadvantaged children and their families the support they need to reach their potential.

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EIF: Supporting children's social and emotional wellbeing as they return to school

Social & emotional learning (or SEL) is an essential part of every child’s education. And it is widely recognised that a focus on emotional wellbeing and relationships will be critical to children’s ability to re-engage and learn when they go back to school following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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EIF Early Childhood Services Hub

This is an online hub for local leaders, commissioners, practitioners and researchers who want to use evidence to improve outcomes for children and their families in maternity and the early years.

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